New Testament Commentary Survey (5th Edition)
All serious students of the Bible seek to know which resources are most valuable to add to their growing libraries. With an abundance of available tools, this is difficult to ascertain, and students often turn to trusted professors for advice....
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All serious students of the Bible seek to know which resources are most valuable to add to their growing libraries. With an abundance of available tools, this is difficult to ascertain, and students often turn to trusted professors for advice. This book provides such advice from one of the most highly respected evangelical New Testament scholars. Eight years have passed since the fourth edition was released of D. A. Carson\u2019s New Testament Commentary. Since that time, countless commentaries, introductions, and theologies have been published. This much-anticipated fifth edition offers students and pastors an updated look into the resources of the New Testament.Theology students and seminarians will eagerly welcome this invaluable tool into their biblical studies libraries. In this succinct yet thorough survey, Carson examines sets, one-volume commentaries, treatments of individual books, and New Testament introductions and theologies, noting intended audience, levels of difficulty,
Surveys available commentaries & selected studies on every book of the New Testament.
This insightful guide surveys available commentaries and selected studies on every book of the New Testament with evaluative comments by a trusted New Testament scholar.
Dr Don (D. A.) Carson is currently Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. His areas of expertise include biblical theology, the historical Jesus, postmodernism, pluralism, Greek grammar, Johannine theology, Pauline theology, and questions of suffering and evil. Carson has written prolifically and profoundly on all these subjects.
Carson has written or edited 57 books - as well as numerous journal articles - ranging from New Testament commentaries to topical studies on the state of the contemporary church and its wider cultural context. His work is characterised by brilliant theological insight, thorough scholarship, and an uncompromising commitment to the essentials of Reformed doctrine.
Carson's landmark book, The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism won the 1997 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Award. Other works that examine the interaction of church and culture include The Inclusive Language Debate (1998), Becoming Conversant With the Emerging Church (2005), Christ and Culture Revisited (2008) and The Intolerance of Tolerance (2012).
Carson's exegetical works include volumes on individual New Testament books in the Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary, Pillar New Testament Commentary, Baker Exegetical Commentary, and New International Greek Testament Commentary. In Exegetical Fallacies (1984, 1996, 2nd ed.), Carson is at his incisive best, analysing the root causes of errors in biblical interpretation. He has also notably edited the New Testament Commentary Survey up to its 7th edition (2013), as well as the Zondervan Study Bible (2015).
Donald Arthur Carson was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1946. His undergraduate degree majored in mathematics and chemistry. He went on to undertake a Master of Divinity with a Baptist seminary and earned his PhD in New Testament from Cambridge University in 1975, the same year he married his wife Joy. In 1978, Carson joined the faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has worked ever since. In 2005 with Tim Keller, Carson founded The Gospel Coalition (TGC) - a network of Reformed churches dedicated to engaging and transforming the wider culture through speaking events, online advocacy, and publication. He continues to be an active guest lecturer in church and academic settings around the world.
Carson lives with his family in Liberty, Illinois. In his spare time he enjoys reading, hiking, and woodworking.