Acts (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Series)
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...
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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.
Clinton E. Arnold ( Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament language and literature at Talbot School of Theology, is a noted authority on spiritual warfare.
He is the author of Power and Magic: The Concept of Power in Ephesians; Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul's Letters; The Colossian Syncretism: The Interface between Christianity and Folk Belief at Colossae; 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare (Three Crucial Questions); The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Set --editor and contributor (Acts- Ephesians-Colossians), and he is revising the Word Biblical Commentary on Colossians and has also completed the much anticipated Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on Ephesians
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- 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.
- List Of Sidebars . . . . Ix
- List Of Charts . . . . Xii
- Index Of Photos And Maps Xiii
- Abbreviations . . . Xviii
- John . . 2
- Andreas J. K Stenberger
- Acts 218
- Clinton E. Arnold
- Credits For Photos And Maps . . 504