By Peter H. Davids,Douglas J. Moo,Robert Yarbrough
Discover: ·How the springs at Hierapolis aid us comprehend why Jesus defined the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm” ·The historical past and conditions of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a strong metaphor for God’s recognition of the Gentiles Brimming with photographs and portraits, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds remark walks you verse by way of verse via the entire books of the recent testomony. It’s like slipping on a collection of glasses that allows you to learn the Bible in the course of the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries look ahead to you that would snap the realm of the hot testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, confusing, or imprecise will tackle super which means in case you view them of their old context. You’ll deepen your realizing of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll observe the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s nation and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened wisdom of the Bible’s relevance on your existence. Written in a transparent, attractive kind, this pretty set offers a brand new and available strategy that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t provide. It positive factors: ·Commentary in keeping with proper papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and experiences of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different beneficial properties of the realm 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 by way of best evangelical individuals: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen), common 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., collage 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., collage of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., collage 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., college of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen)
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