Item description for Commentary-John (Zondervan Illust Bib Backg Comment #18) by Clinton E. Arnold & Andreas J. Kostenberger...
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.
Publishers Description Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you chapter by chapter 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 commentary 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"
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.31" Width: 7.43" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Jul 29, 2007
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary
Series Number 18
ISBN 0310278287 ISBN13 9780310278283 UPC 025986278281
Availability 0 units.
More About Clinton E. Arnold & Andreas J. Kostenberger
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-John (Zondervan Illust Bib Backg Comment #18)?
Great Commentary Oct 17, 2007
Concise, accurate and highly effective. The illustrations are in full color, nice glossy pages, easy to read - good historical background, which gives the Scripture added perspective - would recommend highly.