Joshua 1-12 (#07A in Word Biblical Commentary Series)
Trent C. Butler's excellent commentary on Joshua is updated and revised. This new edition takes into account the most recent scholarly work on the book of Joshua. The commentary includes Butler's translation of the text, explanatory notes, and commentary to...
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Trent C. Butler's excellent commentary on Joshua is updated and revised. This new edition takes into account the most recent scholarly work on the book of Joshua. The commentary includes Butler's translation of the text, explanatory notes, and commentary to help any professor, student, or pastor with research and writing.
-solid biblical scholarship for teachers, pastors, and students
-updated bibliography commentary for deeper study
-thorough coverage of the biblical languages
-close analysis of ancient manuscripts of Joshua
The Word Biblical Commentary series offers the best in critical scholarship firmly committed to the authority of Scripture as divine revelation. It is perfect for scholars, students of the Bible, ministers, and anyone who wants a theological understanding of Scripture.
Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King's College) is Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California; at Haggard Graduate School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University, California; and at Logos Evangelical Seminary, El Monte, California.
A prolific author, his publications include Philippians (co-authored with Gerald Hawthorne, Word Biblical Commentary Series), A Hymn of Christ, Jude and 1-2 Peter (New Testament Theology Series), Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon (Interpretation Commentary Series), Reconciliation: A Study of Pauls Theology (revised edition), and The Worship of God: Some Theological, Pastoral, and Practical Reflections.
Martin has served as New Testament Editor for the Word Biblical Commentary Series; he also edited the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters and co-edited the Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments with Peter Davids.
Trent C. Butler has a Ph.D. in biblical studies and linguistics from Vanderbilt University, has done further study at Heidelberg and Zurich, and has participated in the excavation of Beersheba. He served ten years on the faculty of the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Rschilkon, Switzerland, and for twenty-two years as editor and editorial director for Holman Bible Publishers. Currently, he is a retired free-lance editor.
He has written Joshua (Word Biblical Commentary), the Layman's Bible Book Commentary on Isaiah, Isaiah and on Hosea through Micah (Holman Old Testament Commentaries), and Luke (Holman New Testament Commentary). He is the editor of the Holman Bible Dictionary, the Holman Bible Atlas, the Experiencing God Bible, the Disciple's Study Bible, and many other Holman products. He served on the editorial committee for the Holman Christian Standard Bible translation. He has published articles in many journals including Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Vetus Testamentum, Lexington Theological Quarterly, and Biblical Illustrator.