By David W. J. Gill,Moyer V. Hubbard
Discover: ·How the springs at Hierapolis support us comprehend why Jesus defined the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm” ·The heritage and situations of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a robust metaphor for God’s reputation of the Gentiles Brimming with pictures and photographs, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds remark walks you verse by means of verse via all of the books of the hot testomony. It’s like slipping on a collection of glasses that permits you to learn the Bible in the course of the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries look ahead to you that may snap the realm of the recent testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, complicated, or imprecise will tackle large that means if you view them of their old context. You’ll deepen your figuring out of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll notice the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s state and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened wisdom of the Bible’s relevance to your existence. Written in a transparent, enticing variety, this pretty set offers a brand new and obtainable method that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t provide. It good points: ·Commentary in line with correct papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and stories of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different beneficial properties of the area of the hot testomony ·Hundreds of images, illustrations, and line drawings ·Copious maps, charts, and timelines·Sidebar articles and insights ·“Reflections” at the Bible’s relevance for 21st-century living
Written through prime evangelical members: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen), basic Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., collage of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., collage of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., collage of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., college of Oxford) Andreas J. Köstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity college) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., collage of London, King’s university) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., college of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke collage) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., collage of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., collage of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen)
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1 and 2 Corinthians (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary) by David W. J. Gill,Moyer V. Hubbard