Without presuming either prior knowledge of the Bible or a particular attitude toward it, Jerry L. Sumney uses straightforward language to lead the reader on an exploration of the Bible, showing how critical methods help readers understand the text and history. Filled with maps, charts, illustrations, and four-color photographs to enhance the student's experience with the text. This third edition offers a number of revisions and a new section on the deuterocanonical books.
This commentary on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship, enabling readers to interpret Scripture for a complex and pluralistic world. The result is a commentary that is comprehensive and useful for preaching, teaching, and research.
Capturing the depth of the Psalms. The seasons of our lives change. Using a model of orientation—disorientation—new orientation, Brueggemann...
The author draws together the strengths of two exegetical approaches to the Gospel of Mark in this volume. With liturgical sensitivity and exegetical skill, Jacobsen here provides a unique preaching resource that will build biblical literacy by assisting both preachers and listeners in understanding Mark's Gospel as narrative-theological whole, not just as a collection of loosely related stories.
This commentary on the New Testament presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship, enabling readers to interpret Scripture for a complex and pluralistic world. The result is a commentary that is comprehensive and useful for preaching, teaching, and research.
With attention to both liturgical interpretation and exegetical analysis, Lewis provides a unique preaching resource that will build biblical literacy by assisting both preachers and listeners in understanding John's Gospel as a whole.
For over twenty-five years, The Student Bible Atlas has been a trusted companion for Bible students of all ages and interests. Clear, concise, colorful, and priced for any budget, there are nearly 100,000 copies in print!
Many of us would like to know more about the Bible, but don't know where to begin. A Beginner's Guide to Reading the Bible is a concise introduction that...
Wes Allen draws together the strengths of these two approaches into a new genre of homiletical and teaching resource with a focus on the Gospel according to Matthew.
Since its first appearance in 1980, Documents for the Study of the Gospels has been a highly regarded sourcebook for the study of the historical environment and the religious, philosophical, and literary texts comparable to aspects of the Gospels. In this third edition, David R. Cartlidge has added new discoveries...
Relying on his upbringing as a Baptist, his doctoral work in experimental nuclear physics and gamma-ray astronomy, and his ordination to the gospel ministry, Paul Wallace weaves a book unlike any other in faith-and-science literature.
Dr. Brueggemann describes the human cries of anguish and the exultations of praise expressed in the Psalms.
The Bible can be hazardous to one's health if read with faulty expectations. Writing with compassion and wit, Russell Pregeant shows that reading "without...
Wink explores the problem of evil today and how it relates to the New Testament concept of Principalities and Powers. He asks the question "How can we oppose...
Premier liturgical theologian Gordon Lathrop argues that far too often liturgy, preaching, and liturgical theology are informed by naïve and outdated exegesis. In another fully original...
This pioneering commentary sets biblical interpretation firmly in the context of African American experience and concern. Cutting-edge scholarship that is in...
Hear Then the Parable is an innovative literary-social reading of all the parables of Jesus.
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In Matthew's Gospel, the Sermon on the Mount inaugurates Jesus' public ministry, and the first word out of Jesus' mouth is "blessed." He repeats this...
The book of Acts recounts the birth of the church and the ministry of the disciples. It is of critical importance in the New Testament, and in this helpful guide, the section-by-section commentary draws out the historical, theological, and pastoral significance of the biblical text.
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