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NIV Application Commentary Prophets Set (8 Vols.)

NIV Application Commentary Prophets Set (8 Vols.)

by Tremper Longman III, J. Andrew Dearman, John Oswalt, Iain M. Duguid, Mark J. Boda, Gary V. Smith, David W. Baker and James Bruckner

Many Bible commentaries offer us an exciting tour through the ancient world of Biblical times. They give us cultural backdrop and add new, wonderful layers of meaning to familiar stories and passages. But when the time comes to return to normal, everyday life, we are left disconnected from the memories of our trip—without the knowledge of practical, real-… Read more…

A Visual History of the King James Bible

A Visual History of the King James Bible

by Donald L. Brake

Donald L. Brake brings to life the history of the longest-running English translation of the Holy Bible—rich with photos, maps, charts, and paintings that illustrate the plight of the most influential book in the English language. From the Old English period to King James I to William Shakespeare and the arrival of the Puritans in the New World, Brake b… Read more…

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

by John A. Beck

What was life really like in Bible times? When we read the Bible, we encounter many manners and customs from the ancient world that the first readers of the Scriptures would have been familiar with. But being so far removed from that world, we modern readers often miss the full meaning--both literal and figurative--of biblical imagery. This fully illus… Read more…

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

You've heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature… Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts (14 Vols.)

Ancient Christian Texts (14 Vols.)

Series Editors Thomas C. Oden and Gerald L. Bray Ancient Christian Texts is a series of new translations of full-length commentaries and sermons based on biblical books or extended scriptural passages by early church leaders like Ambrosiaster, Origen, John of Damascus, Cyril of Alexandria and many others, most of which are presented in English for the first… Read more…

Four Portraits, One Jesus

Four Portraits, One Jesus

by Mark L. Strauss

Jesus of Nazareth has captured the focus of more authors, directors, scholars, and everyday people than anyone else throughout history. For Christians across the world and throughout the ages a figure worthy of faith, hope, and love. But who exactly was this Jesus, and why did he gain such a following? Four Portraits, One Jesus goes to the primary source - t… Read more…

HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History

HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History

by James Pritchard and Nick Page

Explore the Sinai wilderness with Israel during the 40 years after the exodus, find your way with Paul across the Mediterranean Sea on his journey from Corinth to Ephesus, and track the events that led to the dissolution of Solomon's kingdom with the illustrative and detailed HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History! With over 100 vibrantly-colored maps, city p… Read more…

New Testament in Antiquity, The: A Survey of the New Testament within its Cultural Context

New Testament in Antiquity, The: A Survey of the New Testament within its Cultural Context

by Gene L. Green, Gary M. Burge and Lynn H. Cohick

The New Testament in Antiquity is a textbook for college and seminary students penned by three evangelical scholars with over fifty years of combined experience in the classroom. Their challenge was to build a text that would be engaging, academically robust, richly illustrated, and relevant to the modern student. This book strikes a balance between being ac… Read more…

Message of the Prophets: A Survey of the Prophetic and Apocalyptic Books of the Old Testament

Message of the Prophets: A Survey of the Prophetic and Apocalyptic Books of the Old Testament

by J. Daniel Hays

Christians sometimes approach the Old Testament with a mixture of awe and bewilderment, knowing that it contains pearls of wisdom, but unsure how to dive for them ... especially when it comes to the Prophets. In The Message of the Prophets, author J. Daniel Hays offers a scholarly, yet readable and student-friendly survey of the Old Testament prophetic liter… Read more…

Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey

Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey

by Mark Powell

Introducing the New Testament A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey is engaging and up-to-date New Testament introduction has been carefully designed for the classroom. Mark Allan Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. A recognized expert in Ne… Read more…

Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

by Carl G. Rasmussen

The Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible by Carl G. Rasmussen is a concise, full-color atlas filled with stunning multidimensional and three-dimensional maps, photos, and charts designed to help you better understand the history and places of the Bible and its world. An Up-Close and Comprehensive Look at the Lands of the Bible No Bible Degree Required … Read more…

Son of Hamas

Son of Hamas

by Mosab Hassan, Mosab Hassan Yousef and Ron Brackin

Son of Hamas is now available with an all-new chapter about events since the book’s release such as the revelation of Mosab’s Israeli intelligence handler’s true identity, and Homeland Security’s effort to deport the author.Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The ol… Read more…


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