The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible
A top-quality handbook illuminating the Bible's background, contents, and interpretation ^^Travelers about to visit a foreign country often study a guidebook with information about that country. Especially helpful are clear, easy-to-use maps, background information on the local area, and articles...
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A top-quality handbook illuminating the Bible's background, contents, and interpretation
^^Travelers about to visit a foreign country often study a guidebook with information about that country. Especially helpful are clear, easy-to-use maps, background information on the local area, and articles about important sites to visit.
^^Similarly, the Bible confronts many readers today with a kind of "foreign country in writing" whose customs and culture aren't always clear. The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible will greatly help readers navigate unfamiliar biblical terrain and deepen their knowledge of areas already familiar to them.
^^Over two hundred user-friendly maps, charts, graphics, and photos bring ancient places to life. Numerous articles offer significant insights into the Bible's people, places, and main ideas. Travelers who visit specific individual books will find in-depth, illuminating commentary based on up-to-date research.
^^Reflecting a broad evangelical perspective, The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible to the Bible continues the publisher's proud tradition of providing quality biblical resources for nearly a century. This handy guidebook promises to make the Word of God come alive as never before.^
This guide to the Bible will help readers navigate unfamiliar biblical terrain and deepen their knowledge of already familiar areas. Articles by well-established experts offer in-depth insights into the Bible's people, places, and main ideas.
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.
Gordon D. Fee (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada specializing in New Testament criticism.
He has authored commentaries on 1 Corinthians; 1 and 2 Thessalonians (NICNT), Philippians (IVPNTC/ NICNT); Galatians (The Pentecostal Commentary); Revelation (New Covenant Commentary) and the Pastoral Epistles (NIBC), as well as books on exegesis, hermeneutics and the Holy Spirit.
These include the bestsellers How To Read the Bible for all its Worth (with Douglas K. Stuart, Zondervan); How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour (Zondervan).
Dr Fee has made a major contribution to Academic Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism serving as Editor of the New International Commentary on the New Testament, and through his major academic commentaries and pioneering books God's Empowering Presence and Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study.
Koorong -Editorial Review.