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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Volume 3

Clinton E Arnold (Ed)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Volume 3

Clinton E Arnold (Ed)

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This is a hardcover set that helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Brimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, each book will walk you verse by verse through the books of the New Testament.

- Publisher Discover Acirc;middot;How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as "lukewarm" Acirc;middot;The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism Acirc;middot;How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God's acceptance of the Gentiles Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It's like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You'll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You'll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God's kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you'll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible's relevance for your life. Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don't offer. It features: Acirc;middot;Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament Acirc;middot;Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings Acirc;middot;Copious maps, charts, and timelines Acirc;middot;Sidebar articles and insights Acirc;middot;"Reflections" on the Bible's relevance for 21st-century living Written by leading evangelical contributors: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., University of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., University of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., University of Oxford) Andreas J. KAtilde;para;stenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King's College) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke University) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., University of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary includes Matthew, Mark, Luke (Volume One) John, Acts (Volume Two) Romans to Philemon (Volume Three) Hebrews to Revelation (Volume Four)

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This is a hardcover set that helps readers understand the historical and cultural background of the books of the New Testament. Brimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, each book will walk you verse by verse through the books of the New Testament.
- Publisher

Discover Acirc;middot;How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as "lukewarm" Acirc;middot;The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism Acirc;middot;How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God's acceptance of the Gentiles Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It's like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You'll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You'll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God's kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you'll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible's relevance for your life. Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don't offer. It features: Acirc;middot;Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament Acirc;middot;Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings Acirc;middot;Copious maps, charts, and timelines Acirc;middot;Sidebar articles and insights Acirc;middot;"Reflections" on the Bible's relevance for 21st-century living Written by leading evangelical contributors: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., University of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., University of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., University of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., University of Oxford) Andreas J. KAtilde;para;stenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., University of London, King's College) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke University) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., University of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary includes Matthew, Mark, Luke (Volume One) John, Acts (Volume Two) Romans to Philemon (Volume Three) Hebrews to Revelation (Volume Four)
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Meet the Author

Clinton E Arnold (Ed)

Clinton E. Arnold ( Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament language and literature at Talbot School of Theology, is a noted authority on spiritual warfare.

He is the author of Power and Magic: The Concept of Power in Ephesians; Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul's Letters; The Colossian Syncretism: The Interface between Christianity and Folk Belief at Colossae; 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare (Three Crucial Questions); The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Set --editor and contributor (Acts- Ephesians-Colossians), and he is revising the Word Biblical Commentary on Colossians and has also completed the much anticipated Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on Ephesians
Koorong - Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction . Vii
  • List Of Sidebars . . . . Ix
  • List Of Charts . . . . Xii
  • Index Of Photos And Maps Xiii
  • Abbreviations . . . Xviii
  • Romans . . . . 2
  • Douglas J. Moo
  • 1 Corinthians . . . 100
  • David W. J. Gill
  • 2 Corinthians . . . 194
  • Moyer Hubbard
  • Galatians . 264
  • Ralph P. Martin And Julie L. Wu
  • Ephesians . 300
  • Clinton E. Arnold
  • Philippians 342
  • Frank Thielman
  • Colossians 370
  • Clinton E. Arnold
  • 1 Thessalonians . 404
  • Jeffrey A. D. Weima
  • 2 Thessalonians . 432
  • Jeffrey A. D. Weima
  • 1 Timothy . 444
  • S. M. Baugh
  • 2 Timothy . 478
  • S. M. Baugh
  • Titus 498
  • S. M. Baugh
  • Philemon . 512
  • S. M. Baugh
  • Credits For Photos And Maps . . 520

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