Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
This volume of the New Testament Library offers a thorough and careful commentary on the complicated book of Hebrews, showing its meaning within the context of ancient culture and the theological development of the early church. Written by one of the leading New Testament scholars of the present generation, this commentary offers remarkable insights into the Hellenistic, Roman, and Jewish contexts of the book of Hebrews.
The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text.
This commentary volume is available individually, or as part of the following sets:
New Testament Library Commentary Series (19 Vols.)
Old & New Testament Library Commentary Series (68 Vols.)
"This commentary is a welcome contribution to recent literature on Hebrews. Substantial in content and readable in form, it will help a wide range of readers appreciate the message and artistry of this challenging New Testament book."
— Craig R. Koester, Luther Seminary, in Review of Biblical Literature
Luke Timothy Johnson
is the Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. A New Testament scholar and historian of early Christianity, he is the author of more than two dozen books. He is also the 2011 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity