Item description for NBBC, Daniel: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition (New Beacon Bible Commentary) by Jim Edlin...
Overview Engaging, perceptive, and academically thorough,this new commentary in the Wesleyan tradition will expand your understanding and deepen your appreciation for the meaning and message of each book of the Bible.
Publishers Description The New Beacon Bible Commentary is an engaging, indispensable reference tool to aid individuals in every walk of life in the study and meditation of God's Word. Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, it offers insight and perceptive scholarship to help you unlock the deeper truths of Scripture and garner an awareness of the history, culture, and context attributed to each book of study. Readable, relevant, and academically thorough, it offers scholars, pastors, and laity a new standard for understanding and interpreting the Bible in the 21st century.Each volume features: Completely New Scholarship from notable experts in the Wesleyan traditionConvenient Introductory Material for each book of the Bible including information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and moreClear Verse-by-Verse Explanations, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the passage's original languageComprehensive Annotation divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text; and significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the textHelpful Sidebars, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, cultural customs, and moreExpanded Bibliography for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themesThe Book of Daniel speaks a fresh message to each new generation. For over two millennia it has done so. The book invites its readers to live within a larger story than their own. It gives them a glimpse of the broad sweep of human history and the cosmic proportions of God's intentions.
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2009
Publisher Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Series New Beacon Bible Commentary
ISBN 0834123983 ISBN13 9780834123984
Availability 0 units.
More About Jim Edlin
JIM EDLIN is professor of biblical literature and languages and the Dean of the School of Religion and Philosophy at MidAmerica Nazarene University. He earned an MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary and a ThM and PhD in Old Testament studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His previous publications include NBBC, Daniel and Discovering the Old Testament (Beacon Hill Press). He is a frequent contributor to Adult Faith Connection and Illustrated Bible Life (WordAction).