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The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical text effectively in today's context. To bring the ancient messages of the Bible into today's world, each passage is treated in three sections: Original Meaning. Concise exegesis...
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The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical text effectively in today's context.
To bring the ancient messages of the Bible into today's world, each passage is treated in three sections:
Original Meaning. Concise exegesis to help readers understand the original meaning of the biblical text in its historical, literary, and cultural context. Bridging Contexts. A bridge between the world of the Bible and the world of today, built by discerning what is timeless in the timely pages of the Bible. Contemporary Significance. This section identifies comparable situations to those faced in the Bible and explores relevant application of the biblical messages. The author alerts the readers of problems they may encounter when seeking to apply the passage and helps them think through the issues involved.
This unique, award-winning commentary is the ideal resource for today's preachers, teachers, and serious students of the Bible, giving them the tools, ideas, and insights they need to communicate God's Word with the same powerful impact it had when it was first written.
Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School) is Professor of Biblical Literature at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. He also taught at Denver Seminary and served as a chaplain on active duty in the United States Navy and in the United States Naval Reserve. Dr. Hubbard is author of The Book of Ruth (New International Commentary on the Old Testament)(Eerdmans, 1988), which received the Christianity Today Critics Choice Award as the best commentary of 1989.
He co-authored Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (Word, 1993), with William Klein and Craig Blomberg, his latest commentaries are The Book of Joshua (NIV Application Commentary) and Esther and Lamentations (New International Commentary on the Old Testament), a series on which he serves as general editor. He is ordained by the Evangelical Free Church of America.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Bill T. Arnold (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is director of Hebrew studies and professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author of Encountering the Book of Genesis, and coauthor of Encountering the Old Testament, and A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. He and his wife, Susan, have three sons and live in Lexington, Kentucky.
August Konkel, PhD (Westminster Theological Seminary), has been professor of Old Testament at Providence Seminary since 1984 and president of the College and Seminary since 2001. A contributor to the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, he is preparing forthcoming commentaries on Chronicles (Herald Press) and on 1 & 2 Kings (Zondervan) and his commentary on The Book of Job (Cornerstone Biblical Commentary).
Andrew E. Hill, (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois where he has held a faculty appointment in the Biblical & Theological Studies Department since 1984. Professor Hill has been affiliated with Robert E. Webber and the Institute of Worship Studies (IWS) since 1992, and has taught "Biblical Foundations of Worship" as an adjunct faculty member for IWS since 1996. He is the author of Enter His Courts with Praise! Micah-Malachi Cornerstone Biblical Commentary, and Daniel (Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary). His other published works include The Old Testament Today, with John H. Walton, 1 and 2 Chronicles (NIV Application Commentary), and Malachi: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Anchor Bible Commentary 25D.)
Koorong - Editorial Review.
Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of many articles and several books, including The NIV Application Commentary: Esther.
K. Lawson Younger Jr. is professor of Old Testament, Semitic Languages, and Ancient Near Eastern History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Dr. Younger is the author of 'Ancient Conquest Accounts: A Study of Near Eastern and Biblical History Writing', the 'NIV Application Commentary on Judges and Ruth' and co-editor of 'The Canon in Comparative Perspective'. He has edited numerous publications, including 'The Context of Scripture. Volumes I: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World', 'The Context of Scripture. Volume II: Monumental Compositions from the Biblical World', 'The Context of Scripture. Volume III: Archival Documents from the Biblical World.'