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Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times

Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times

by Moisés Silva

Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times organizes material according to theme. Then, it provides you with the information that is most useful for appreciating the cultural background of the biblical writings. The book begins with a chapter on the family—describing what the Bible says about children. Learn about what it would look like to be a child in t… Read more…

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary of the New Testament (5 Vols.) — ZIBBC

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary of the New Testament (5 Vols.) — ZIBBC

by Craig Keener, David E. Garland, George H. Guthrie, Peter H. Davids, Mark L. Strauss, Ralph P. Martin, Robert W. Yarbrough, Clinton E. Arnold, Douglas J. Moo, S. M. Baugh, Frank S. Thielman, Mark W. Wilson, Jeffrey A. D. Weima, Moyer V Hubbard, Michael J Wilkins, David W J Gill and Julie L Wu

The Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary of the New Testament helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Discover: How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm”. The background and circum… Read more…

Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs

Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs

by Victor H. Matthews

In this new edition of a successful book (over 120,000 copies sold), now updated throughout, a leading expert on the social world of the Bible offers students a reliable guide to the manners and customs of the ancient world.From what people wore, ate, and built to how they exercised justice, mourned, and viewed family and legal customs, this illustrated intr… Read more…

CSB Ancient Faith Study Bible

CSB Ancient Faith Study Bible

Christianity's roots run deep with examples of strong faith from spiritual giants extending throughout history. One of the greatest needs today is for Christians to be lifted up from our current cultural moment and be refreshed by the insights and wisdom of ancient believers. Today’s church can be renewed by listening to yesterday’s saints. … Read more…

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New Testament History and Literature

New Testament History and Literature

by Dale B Martin

In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale B. Martin presents a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements. Focusing mainly on the New Testament, he also considers nonbiblical Christian writings of the era. Martin begins by making a powerful case f… Read more…

New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. In short, The New Test… Read more…

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Politics - According to the Bible

Politics - According to the Bible

by Wayne Grudem

A variety of perspectives exist within the Christian community when it comes to political issues and political involvement. This comprehensive and readable book presents a political philosophy from the perspective that the Gospel pertains to all of life so Christians should be involved in political issues. In brief, this is an analysis of conservative and li… Read more…

New Testament in Its World

New Testament in Its World

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. A highly-readable, one… Read more…

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Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History

Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History

by Stephen Backhouse

The Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History gives you what it promises: the essentials. This highly informative, broad-ranging book provides vital facts on the growth and impact of Christianity from the apostles to the present day not only in the Western world but also globally, including the development of Eastern Orthodox and Armenian Christiani… Read more…

History of the Christian Church (8 Vols.)

History of the Christian Church (8 Vols.)

by Philip Schaff

Philip Schaff (1819-1893) wrote one of the finest histories of the church available. His eight-volume work published in 1910 covers Christian history from apostolic Christianity to the Swiss Reformation (1648), and incorporates discussion of ideas and ideals throughout the history of the church with the requisite facts and figures for each period of history.… Read more…

Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures
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Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures

by Stephen Backhouse

The Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures gives you what it promises: the essentials. This highly informative, broad-ranging study provides vital facts on the growth and impact of Christianity from the apostles to the present day not only in the Western world but also globally, including the development of Eastern Orthodox and Ar… Read more…

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

by Howard Vos

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs provides the general reader with the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on life in Bible times. Accessible: Written for lay persons rather than professional scholars; designed to be a companion for Bible study. Comprehensive: Considers ten distinct topics… Read more…


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