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 conditions of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a strong metaphor for God’s attractiveness of the Gentiles Brimming with pictures and images, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds observation walks you verse via verse via the entire books of the hot testomony. It’s like slipping on a collection of glasses that permits you to learn the Bible during the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries watch for you that might snap the area of the hot testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, complicated, or vague will tackle great which means should you view them of their historic context. You’ll deepen your realizing of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll notice the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s nation and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened know-how of the Bible’s relevance on your existence. Written in a transparent, attractive sort, this pretty set presents a brand new and available technique that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t provide. It positive factors: ·Commentary in line with proper papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and experiences of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different positive aspects of the area of the recent 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 prime evangelical participants: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen), normal 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., 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., college 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