A new volume in the Apollos Old Testament Commentary series, Lissa M. Wray Beal's commentary on 1 2 Kings examines the successes and failures of monarchy in the divided kingdoms. It works with the final form of the biblical text and pursues historiographical, narrative and theological questions, including the relation of each chapter's themes to biblical theology.
This commentary begins with an Introduction, which gives an overview of the issues of date, authorship, sources and so on, but which also outlines more fully than usual the theology of 1 and 2 Samuel, and provides pointers toward its interpretation and contemporary application.
This volume of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, edited by Scott Manetsch, provides Reformation-era biblical commentary on Paul's first letter to the church in Corinth. Drawing on Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Radical, and Roman Catholic resources, it reveals the richness of early modern biblical exegesis for the renewal of the church today.
The cosmopolitan city of Corinth was the site of one of the apostle Paul's greatest evangelistic successes. However, the church he founded was full of contention. In response, Paul offered some of his most profound thinking on the body of Christ, love, and Jesus' cross and resurrection. In this Tyndale commentary Thomas Schreiner explains the text of the letter, highlights its major theological themes, and points to its relevance for today.
This latest volume in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture (RCS) series offers biblical commentary from numerous Reformation-era theologians, pastors, and preachers from a variety of theological traditions—Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Radical, and Roman Catholic—on six Old Testament books: 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, and 1-2 Chronicles.
This unique thirty-volume series from general editor Thomas C. Oden—now in paperback for the first time—offers you the opportunity to study for yourself key writings of the early church fathers. Arranged canonically and employing the RSV, each volume allows the living voices of the church in its formative centuries to speak as they engage the sacred page of Scripture.
In the latest Reformation Commentary on Scripture, we watch as the diverse streams of the Protestant movement converge on the book of Acts. As we return with the Reformers to this vision of Spirit-filled community, we are given a lesson in the nature of biblical reform from those who bore it out for the first time.
This unique 29-volume series offers you the opportunity to study for yourself key writings of the early church fathers. Arranged canonically and employing the RSV, each volume allows the living voices of the church in its formative centuries to speak as they engage the sacred page of Scripture. Series editor: Thomas C. Oden.
This exciting five-volume series follows up on the acclaimed Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture to provide patristic commentary on the Nicene Creed. The series renders primary Greek, Latin, Coptic and Syriac source material from the church fathers in lucid English translation (some here for the first time) and gives readers unparalleled insight into the history and substance of what the early church believed.
Ancient Christian Texts is a series of new translations, most of which are presented here in English for the first time. The series provides contemporary readers with the resources they need to study for themselves the key writings of the early church. The texts represented in the series are full-length commentaries or sermon series based on biblical books or extended scriptural passages.
Written by an international team of scholars and edited by David W. Baker and Gordon J. Wenham, this series expounds the books of the Old Testament in a scholarly manner accessible to non-experts and shows the relevance of the Old Testament to modern readers.
The latest addition to the Ancient Christian Texts series offers a first-ever English translation of Jerome's Commentary on Jeremiah. Expertly rendered with notes and an introduction by Michael Graves, this commentary by one of the great doctors of the Latin church provides a rare look at how the ancients handled the prophetic literature.
Daniel asserts that the meaning of history is that God's kingdom is coming. As it does, faithful people persevere in their work for God. In this Tyndale commentary, Paul House shows how Daniel rewards readers who embrace its historical, literary, and theological features as key means of personal and community formation.
Ernest C. Lucas identifies the central theme of the book of Daniel as the sovereignty of the God of Israel. With even-handedness and clarity, he demonstrates that there is much in Daniel that is readily understandable and applicable, and that there are also theological depths that are rewarding for those willing to wrestle with the issues they raise.
J. G. McConville offers a theological interpretation of Deuteronomy, arguing that in the context of the ancient world this Old Testament book should be understood as the radical blueprint for the life of a people.
This reference work explores the images, symbols, motifs, metaphors, figures of speech, and literary patterns found in the Bible. With over 800 articles by over 100 expert contributors, this is an inviting, enlightening and indispensable companion to the reading, study, contemplation and enjoyment of the Bible.
Showcasing the work of a new generation of scholars, this volume surveys scholarship and method in historical Jesus studies, New Testament textual criticism and more. Nearly all 175 articles have been reconceived and rewritten to reflect developments in the field since the 1992 edition.
Written by known experts and edited by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter, this reference work with its full bibliographies and cross-references to other volumes in the series is the best for researching the New Testament in its ancient setting.
This dictionary provides focused study on Acts, Hebrews, the General Epistles and Revelation, as well as on the apostolic fathers and early Christianity up through the middle of the second century. Edited by Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids.
Editors Bill T. Arnold and Hugh G. M. Williamson present more than 160 in-depth articles on the essential historical, literary, theological, interpretive and background topics for studying the historical books of the Old Testament (Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah).
This Apollos Old Testament Commentary volume by Daniel J. Estes expounds the books of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs in a scholarly manner, and it shows the relevance of these important books to today's readers. Edited by David W. Baker and Gordon J. Wenham, the series is intended to serve the needs of those who preach from the Old Testament.
This three-volume encyclopedia offers unparalleled, comprehensive coverage of the people, places and ideas of ancient Christianity, with 3,220 articles by an international team of 266 scholars, covering eight centuries and drawing upon fields from archaeology, architecture, and biography to ecclesiology, geography, and theology.
Discover firsthand the Reformers' innovative readings of the Old Testament prophets Ezekiel and Daniel. Familiar passages like Ezekiel's vision of the wheels or Daniel's four beasts are revitalized as they take the stage at this pivotal moment in history.
In this first volume of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, you will encounter the reformers? fervor for the gospel of justification by faith as they retrieve it from these two letters of Paul. Spanning Latin, German, French, Dutch and English authors from a variety of streams within the Protestant movement, this commentary speaks with singular passion to a diverse contemporary church.
This ACCS volume on Genesis 1-11 illuminates significant writings by the early church fathers on creation, fall, and redemption as well as on the theological relationship between Adam and Christ. Genesis 1–11 opens up a treasure house of ancient wisdom—allowing these faithful witnesses to speak with eloquence and intellectual acumen to the church today.