By David W. J. Gill,Moyer V. Hubbard
Discover: ·How the springs at Hierapolis aid us comprehend why Jesus defined the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm” ·The history and situations of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a strong metaphor for God’s reputation of the Gentiles Brimming with pictures and pictures, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds remark walks you verse via verse via all of the books of the recent testomony. It’s like slipping on a collection of glasses that permits you to learn the Bible during the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries look forward to you that would snap the area of the hot testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, complicated, or imprecise will tackle great that means in case you view them of their old context. You’ll deepen your figuring out of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll become aware of the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s state and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened information of the Bible’s relevance in your lifestyles. Written in a transparent, enticing kind, this pretty set presents a brand new and obtainable strategy that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t provide. It positive factors: ·Commentary in keeping with proper papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and reviews of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different good points of the realm of the recent testomony ·Hundreds of pictures, illustrations, and line drawings ·Copious maps, charts, and timelines·Sidebar articles and insights ·“Reflections” at the Bible’s relevance for 21st-century living
Written by means of top evangelical participants: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., collage of Aberdeen), normal Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., collage of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., collage of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., college of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., college of Oxford) Andreas J. Köstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity college) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., collage of London, King’s collage) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., collage of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., collage of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke collage) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., college of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., college of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., collage of Aberdeen)
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