Harper Collins Bible Commentary (2000)
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About "Harper Collins Bible Commentary (2000)"
^ The Bible -- sacred scripture, literary classic, historical document. No matter how it is viewed, it remains the basis of much of Western culture. This fully revised edition of the "HarperCollins Bible Commentary" is the most up-to-date reference book of its kind for understanding and interpreting the meaning of the Bible. The accessible and highly readable format sets a new standard for excellence.^ The Commentary covers all of the Hebrew Bible, as well as the books of the Apocrypha and those of the New Testament, and thus addresses the biblical canons of Judaism, Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protestantism. its innovative format covers the books of the Bible in three ways: ^ General essays setting the literary, cultural, and historical context for the entire Bible^ Articles introducing major sections of the Bible^ Commentaries on the individual books themselves by the finest contemporary biblical scholars ^ " The HarperCollins Bible Commentary" is unprecedented i
Meet the Author
James Mays (Ed)
James Luther Mays is Cyrus M. McCormick Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He was the general editor of the best-selling Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching series, and is author of many books, including "Psalms" in the Interpretation series and "The Lord Reigns: A Theological Handbook to the Psalms".