Item description for Commentary-Acts (Zondervan Illust Bible Backgrou Comm) by Clinton E. Arnold...
Overview This is a softcover set that helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Brimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, each book will walk you verse by verse through the books of the New Testament.
Discover: .How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as lukewarm .The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism .How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God s acceptance of the Gentiles Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It s like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You ll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You ll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God s kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you ll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible s relevance for your life. Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don t offer. It features: .Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament .Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings .Copious maps, charts, and timelines.Sidebar articles and insights . Reflections on the Bible s relevance for 21st-century living Written by leading evangelical contributors: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., University of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., University of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., University of Oxford) Andreas J. Kostenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King s College) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke University) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., University of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)"
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1.75 lbs.
Release Date Jul 29, 2007
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary
Series Number 15
ISBN 0310278252 ISBN13 9780310278252 UPC 025986278250
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More About Clinton E. Arnold
Clinton E. Arnold is dean of Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. Prior to becoming dean, he was a professor in the New Testament department for twenty-five years. He is the author of many books, including 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare, and is the editor of the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. Jeff Arnold is a high school English and logic teacher in Santa Ana, California. A former youth pastor, he is the creator of Unleashed, an intensive training camp for Christian high schoolers that equips them to share their faith. He also trains new believers in the basics of theology as part of a team at his local church.
Clinton E. Arnold has an academic affiliation as follows - Biola University, California.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Commentary-Acts (Zondervan Illust Bible Backgrou Comm)?
Great resource Jul 23, 2008
This book has helpful illustrations, charts, and photographs which help with understanding the book of Acts within its cultural context. It was helpful for me to use for research as I prepared to teach Acts.
A must have commentary! Nov 7, 2007
This commentary is a great addition to any collection for the serious student of the Word of God. The insight and understanding that it brings to the events surrounding and even behind the text makes this an invaluable addition to anyone's library of Biblical reference materials.