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James (Word Biblical Commentary Series)

Ralph Martin

James (Word Biblical Commentary Series)

Ralph Martin

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The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship. Overview of Commentary Organization Introduction covers issues pertaining to the whole book, including context, date, authorship, composition, interpretive issues, purpose, and theology. Each section of the commentary includes: Pericope Bibliography a helpful resource containing the most important works that pertain to each particular pericope. Translation the author s own translation of the biblical text, reflecting the end result of exegesis and attending to Hebrew and Greek idiomatic usage of words, phrases, and tenses, yet in reasonably good English. Notes the author s notes to the translation that address any textual variants, grammatical forms, syntactical constructions, basic meanings of words, and problems of translation. Form/Structure/Setting a discussion of redaction, genre, sources, and tradition as they concern the origin of the pericope, its canonical form, and its relation to the biblical and extra-biblical contexts in order to illuminate the structure and character of the pericope. Rhetorical or compositional features important to understanding the passage are also introduced here. Comment verse-by-verse interpretation of the text and dialogue with other interpreters, engaging with current opinion and scholarly research. Explanation brings together all the results of the discussion in previous sections to expose the meaning and intention of the text at several levels: (1) within the context of the book itself; (2) its meaning in the OT or NT; (3) its place in the entire canon; (4) theological relevance to broader OT or NT issues. General Bibliography occurring at the end of each volume, this extensive bibliographycontains all sources used anywhere in the commentary. "

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The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship. Overview of Commentary Organization Introduction covers issues pertaining to the whole book, including context, date, authorship, composition, interpretive issues, purpose, and theology. Each section of the commentary includes: Pericope Bibliography a helpful resource containing the most important works that pertain to each particular pericope. Translation the author s own translation of the biblical text, reflecting the end result of exegesis and attending to Hebrew and Greek idiomatic usage of words, phrases, and tenses, yet in reasonably good English. Notes the author s notes to the translation that address any textual variants, grammatical forms, syntactical constructions, basic meanings of words, and problems of translation. Form/Structure/Setting a discussion of redaction, genre, sources, and tradition as they concern the origin of the pericope, its canonical form, and its relation to the biblical and extra-biblical contexts in order to illuminate the structure and character of the pericope. Rhetorical or compositional features important to understanding the passage are also introduced here. Comment verse-by-verse interpretation of the text and dialogue with other interpreters, engaging with current opinion and scholarly research. Explanation brings together all the results of the discussion in previous sections to expose the meaning and intention of the text at several levels: (1) within the context of the book itself; (2) its meaning in the OT or NT; (3) its place in the entire canon; (4) theological relevance to broader OT or NT issues. General Bibliography occurring at the end of each volume, this extensive bibliographycontains all sources used anywhere in the commentary. "
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Ralph Martin

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.
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  • Catalogue Code 420544
  • Product Code 9780310522249
  • ISBN 0310522242
  • EAN 9780310522249
  • Pages 352
  • Department Academic
  • Category New Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category James
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Dec 2015
  • Sales Rank #44090
  • Dimensions 236 x 160 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.653kg

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