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New Studies in Biblical Theology - Contagious Holiness: Jesus' Meals with Sinners (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Contagious Holiness: Jesus' Meals with Sinners (NSBT)

by Craig L. Blomberg

Honored in 2006 as a "Year's Best Book for Preachers" by Preaching magazine. One of humanity's most basic and common practices—eating meals—was transformed by Jesus into an occasion of divine encounter. In sharing food and drink with his companions, he invited them to share in the grace of God. He revealed his … Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

by Gordon D. Fee

In this commentary Gordon Fee aims first and foremost to offer a fresh exposition of the text of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. He shows the reader what is in the biblical text, what the text meant in the first century, and what it means now. Fee reveals the logic of each argument or narrative before moving on to the details of each verse, and he concludes each sect… Read more…

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…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Possessed by God: A New Testament theology of sanctification and holiness (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Possessed by God: A New Testament theology of sanctification and holiness (NSBT)

by David G. Peterson

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, David Peterson challenges the common assumption that the New Testament views sanctification as primarily a process. He argues that its emphasis falls upon sanctification as a definitive event, "God's way of taking possession of us in Christ, setting us apart to belong to him and to f… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

by Marvin E. Tate

This is Volume 20 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 51-100 of the book of Psalms. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, s… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

by Stephen Smalley

Dr. Smalley's exhaustive commentary on the Greek text of the letters of John argues that they, together with the Fourth Gospel, record and reflect the spiritual history of the Johannine community itself. These letters contain theological, ethical and practical truths that are fundamental to the Christian position in every age: that Jesus is one with God … Read more…

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

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

by G. Walter Hansen

In this commentary G. Walter Hansen offers rich exposition of the text of Philippians as well as wisdom and maturity in its application. In so doing he emphasizes partnership—the social and corporate dimensions of community—in the progress of the gospel. After a select bibliography, Hansen's introduction sets forth the historical s… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

by Victor P. Hamilton

Read on as the beginnings of God’s chosen people unfold even further. Although the amount of pure content in Genesis can seem overwhelming, the New International Commentary: Genesis Chapters 18-50 seeks to make it more manageable while soundly explaining theology, issues of criticism, and crucial background information. Like the first chapters of Genesis, … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 31: Hosea-Jonah (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 31: Hosea-Jonah (WBC)

by Douglas Stuart

This is Volume 31 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Jonah. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, … Read more…

New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 1 of 2
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New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures, Part 1 of 2

by Michael F. Bird, N. T. Wright, Michael Bird and N Wright

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, The New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mat… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

by William L. Lane

This widely praised commentary by William Lane shows Mark to be a theologian whose primary aim was to strengthen the people of God in a time of fiery persecution by Nero. Using redaction criticism as a hermeneutical approach for understanding the text and the intention of the evangelist, Lane considers the Gospel of Mark as a total literary work and describe… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

by Tremper Longman III

Ecclesiastes both absorbing and unforgettable. It stands out in the OT because of its strikingly distinct message. Author Tremper Longman III gives the speaker of the book the name Qohelet, who confronts doubts common in our own time as well as his. Qohelet is compelled by the question, “Where can we finding meaning in the world?” And though his mantra s… Read more…


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