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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Romans, Galatians

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Romans, Galatians

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Language: English

SKU: 1472869

     
 

Publisher:Zondervan

ISBN-13: 9780310278337


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Description of Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Romans, Galatians by Clinton E. Arnold

This is a softcover 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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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. Köstenberger (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)

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Product: Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Romans, Galatians
Editor: Clinton E. Arnold
Contribution by: Douglas J. Moo
Contribution by: Ralph P. Martin
Series: Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary
Binding Type: Paperback
Media Type: Book
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade: College Freshman
Maximum Grade: Up
Number of Pages: 135
Weight: 0.94 pounds
Length: 9.32 inches
Width: 7.4 inches
Height: 0.38 inches
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication Date: August 2007
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