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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Set in Four Volumes

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Experience a full-color walk through the Holy Land during ancient times, accompanied by insightful commentary from today's leading evangelical leaders. Brimming with lavish color photos, archaeological discoveries, and detailed graphics, the four volume "Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary examines all the books of the New Testament with verse-by-verse study. Accessible and interesting, this commentary is perfect for pastors, students, teachers, and lay persons interested in the historical and cultural context of the ancient world.

Synopsis:

Discover

How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as "lukewarm"

The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism

How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God's acceptance of the Gentiles

Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It's like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You'll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You'll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God's kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you'll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible's relevance for your life.

Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don't offer. It features:

Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament

Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings

Copious maps, charts, and timelines

Sidebar articles and insights

"Reflections" on the Bible's relevance for 21st-century living

Written by leading evangelical contributors:

Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor

S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine)

Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., University of Manchester)

David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., University of Oxford)

George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)

Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., University of Oxford)

Andreas J. Kstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)

Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King's College)

Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews)

Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)

Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke University)

Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., University of Toronto)

Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary)

Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa)

Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary)

Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary includes

Matthew, Mark, Luke (Volume One)

John, Acts (Volume Two)

Romans to Philemon (Volume Three)

Hebrews to Revelation (Volume Four)

Synopsis:

Packed with colorful photographs, maps, artwork, diagrams, and charts, this informative commentary provides an eye-opening look at the culture, geography, and circumstances in which the New Testament was written. Its straightforward passage-by-passage format is accessible to pastors and laypeople alike, and the up-to-date survey of archaeological discoveries will fascinate believers.

Synopsis:

This is a hardcover set that helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Brimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, each book will walk you verse by verse through the books of the New Testament.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780310217404
Editor:
Arnold, Clinton E.
Publisher:
Zondervan
Editor:
Arnold, Clinton E.
Author:
Zondervan Publishing
Author:
Wilkins, Michael J.
Author:
Baker, David W.
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Subject:
Bible - Study - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Bible - Commentaries - General
Subject:
Biblical Commentary - General
Subject:
Christianity-Bible Commentary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Supersaver
Series:
Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Zondervan
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
SET HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1924
Dimensions:
10.75x8.75x7.25 in. 1.54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Discover

How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as "lukewarm"

The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism

How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God's acceptance of the Gentiles

Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It's like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You'll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You'll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God's kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you'll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible's relevance for your life.

Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don't offer. It features:

Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament

Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings

Copious maps, charts, and timelines

Sidebar articles and insights

"Reflections" on the Bible's relevance for 21st-century living

Written by leading evangelical contributors:

Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor

S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine)

Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., University of Manchester)

David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., University of Oxford)

George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)

Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., University of Oxford)

Andreas J. Kstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)

Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King's College)

Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews)

Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)

Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke University)

Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., University of Toronto)

Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary)

Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa)

Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary)

Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary includes

Matthew, Mark, Luke (Volume One)

John, Acts (Volume Two)

Romans to Philemon (Volume Three)

Hebrews to Revelation (Volume Four)

"Synopsis" by , Packed with colorful photographs, maps, artwork, diagrams, and charts, this informative commentary provides an eye-opening look at the culture, geography, and circumstances in which the New Testament was written. Its straightforward passage-by-passage format is accessible to pastors and laypeople alike, and the up-to-date survey of archaeological discoveries will fascinate believers.
"Synopsis" by , This is a hardcover set that helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Brimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, each book will walk you verse by verse through the books of the New Testament.
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