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Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context

Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context

by John H. Walton and J Harvey Walton

On the one hand, controversy arises when Old Testament laws seem either odd beyond comprehension (not eating lobster) or positively reprehensible (executing children). On the other, neglect results when we consider the law obsolete, no longer carrying any normative power (tassels on clothing, making sacrifices). Even readers who do attempt to make use of the… Read more…

How the Bible is Written

How the Bible is Written

by Gary A. Rendsburg

A book focusing on the nexus between language and literature in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, with specific attention to how the former is used to create the latter; topics include wordplay, wordplay with proper names, alliteration, repetition with variation, dialect representation, intentionally confused language, marking closure, and more. … Read more…

Quest for the Historical Adam, The: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins

Quest for the Historical Adam, The: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins

by William VanDoodewaard

Was Adam really a historical person, and can we trust the biblical story of human origins? Or is the story of Eden simply a metaphor, leaving scientists the job to correctly reconstruct the truth of how humanity began? Although the church currently faces these pressing questions—exacerbated as they are by scientific and philosophical developments of our ag… Read more…

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Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate

Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate

by Tremper Longman III and John H. Walton

"The flood continued forty days on the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth . . . and the ark floated on the face of the waters" (Gen 6:17-18 NRSV). In modern times the Genesis flood account has been probed and analyzed for answers to scientific, apologetic, and historical questions… Read more…

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

by John H. Walton and Brent Sandy

From John H. Walton, author of the bestselling Lost World of Genesis One,, and D. Brent Sandy, author of Plowshares and Pruning Hooks, comes a detailed look at the origins of scriptural authority in ancient oral cultures and how they inform our understanding of the Old and New Testaments today. Stemming from questions about scriptural iner… Read more…

Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the Canaanites

Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the Canaanites

by John H. Walton and J Harvey Walton

Holy warfare is the festering wound on the conscience of Bible-believing Christians. Of all the problems the Old Testament poses for our modern age, this is the one we want to avoid in mixed company. But do the so-called holy war texts of the Old Testament portray a divinely inspired genocide? Did Israel slaughter Canaanites at God's c… Read more…

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11  (RCS)

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11 (RCS)

by John L. Thompson

The first chapters of Genesis are the bedrock of the Jewish and Christian traditions. In these inaugural pages of the canon, the creation of the world, the fall of the human creature, the promise of redemption and the beginning of salvation history are found. Interwoven in the text are memorable stories of the ancient biblical patriarchs and matriarchs. … Read more…

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: Ezekiel, Daniel  (RCS)

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: Ezekiel, Daniel (RCS)

by Carl L. Beckwith

The Reformation era revolution in preaching and interpreting the Bible did not occur without keen attention to the Old Testament Scriptures. This is especially true with regard to the Hebrew prophets. Ezekiel and Daniel, replete with startling, unnerving imagery and visions, apocalyptic oracles of judgment and destruction, captivated the reformers as they so… Read more…

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: John 1-12  (RCS)

Reformation Commentary on Scripture: John 1-12 (RCS)

by Craig S. Farmer

The first eighteen verses of the Gospel of John make some of the most profound statements about the character and work of Christ in all of Scripture: 'In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God' (1:1); 'all things were made through him' (1:3); 'the Word became flesh and dwelt among us' (1:14). &… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Second Letter to the Corinthians

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Second Letter to the Corinthians

by Mark A. Seifrid

Newest volume in the acclaimed Pillar New Testament Commentary series The question that Paul set before the ancient church in Corinth -- Do you not recognize that Jesus Christ is in and among you? (2 Cor 13:5) -- remains a critical question for the church today. This commentary by Mark Seifrid seeks to hear Paul’s message afresh and com… Read more…

Crossway Classic Commentaries — 1-3 John (CCC)

Crossway Classic Commentaries — 1-3 John (CCC)

by Matthew Henry, J. I. Packer, John Calvin and Alister McGrath

For hundreds of years Christendom has been blessed with Bible commentaries written by great men of God highly respected for their godly walk and their insight into spiritual truth. The Crossway Classic Commentaries present the very best work on individual Bible books, carefully adapted for maximum understanding and usefulness for today's believers. John&… Read more…

Crossway Classic Commentaries — Mark (CCC)

Crossway Classic Commentaries — Mark (CCC)

by J. I. Packer, J. C. Ryle and Alister McGrath

For hundreds of years Christendom has been blessed with Bible commentaries written by great men of God highly respected for their godly walk and their insight into spiritual truth. The Crossway Classic Commentaries present the very best work on individual Bible books, carefully adapted for maximum understanding and usefulness for today's believers.Mark i… Read more…


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