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 history and situations of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a strong metaphor for God’s popularity of the Gentiles Brimming with pictures and pix, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds remark walks you verse via verse via the entire books of the hot testomony. It’s like slipping on a collection of glasses that allows you to learn the Bible throughout the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries wait for you that may snap the realm of the hot testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, difficult, or vague will tackle great that means in the event you view them of their historic context. You’ll deepen your figuring out of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll become aware of the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s country and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened expertise of the Bible’s relevance in your lifestyles. Written in a transparent, attractive sort, this pretty set offers a brand new and available procedure that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t provide. It good points: ·Commentary in keeping with correct papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and experiences of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different good points of the realm of the recent testomony ·Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and line drawings ·Copious maps, charts, and timelines·Sidebar articles and insights ·“Reflections” at the Bible’s relevance for 21st-century living
Written by way of prime evangelical individuals: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., collage of Aberdeen), basic Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., college of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., college 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 tuition) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., college of London, King’s collage) 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., college 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., collage of Aberdeen)
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1 and 2 Corinthians (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary) by David W. J. Gill,Moyer V. Hubbard