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Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

by Howard Vos

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs provides the general reader with the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on life in Bible times. Accessible: Written for lay persons rather than professional scholars; designed to be a companion for Bible study. Comprehensive: Considers ten distinct topics… Read more…

An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition

An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition

by D.A. Carson and Douglas J. Moo

An Introduction to the New Testament focuses on "special introduction" that is historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose, destination, and so forth. This approach stands in contrast to recent texts that concentrate more on literary form, rhetorical criticism, and historical parallels—topics the authors don’t minimize, but inste… Read more…

The Holy Land for Christian Travelers: An Illustrated Guide to Israel

The Holy Land for Christian Travelers: An Illustrated Guide to Israel

by John A. Beck

A trip to the Holy Land is on the bucket list of many Christians. But planning a meaningful trip in a place so filled with significant sites is an imposing task. Most travel guides are not prepared to link the Bible and land in an accurate and meaningful way because they are written for people of all faiths. So how can a Christian traveler prepare a trip tha… Read more…

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

by Nancy Pearcey

Does God belong in the public arena of politics, business, law, and education? Or is religion a private matter only-personally comforting but publicly irrelevant? In today's cultural etiquette, it is not considered polite to mix public and private, or sacred and secular. This division is the single most potent force keeping Christianit… Read more…

Bible History of the Old Testament (7 Vols.)

Bible History of the Old Testament (7 Vols.)

by Alfred Edersheim

Alfred Edersheim is a well-known Biblical scholar and a Jewish convert to Christianity. His Bible History of the Old Testament was originally published in seven volumes, roughly covering the narrative sections of the Pentateuch and Historical Books. This classic work is enriched by Edersheim's deep devotion to the authority of the Scriptures, his abili… Read more…

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 3: Enlightenment through the Nineteenth Century

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 3: Enlightenment through the Nineteenth Century

by Duane F. Watson and Alan J Hauser

At first glance, it may seem strange that after more than two thousand years of biblical interpretation there are still major disagreements among biblical scholars about what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures say and about how one is to read and understand them. Yet the range of interpretive approaches now available is the result both of the richness of th… Read more…

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 2: Medieval through the Reformation Periods

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 2: Medieval through the Reformation Periods

by Duane F. Watson and Alan J Hauser

At first glance, it may seem strange that after more than two thousand years of biblical interpretation there are still major disagreements among biblical scholars about what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures say and about how one is to read and understand them. Yet the range of interpretive approaches now available is the result both of the richness of th… Read more…

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 1: Ancient Period

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 1: Ancient Period

by Duane F. Watson and Alan J Hauser

At first glance, it may seem strange that after more than two thousand years of biblical interpretation there are still major disagreements among biblical scholars about what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures say and about how one is to read and understand them. Yet the range of interpretive approaches now available is the result both of the richness of th… Read more…

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Paul was a Hebrew of the Hebrews, steeped in the learning of his people. But he was also a Roman citizen who widely traveled the Mediterranean basin, and was very knowledgeable of the dominant Greek and Roman culture of his day. These two mighty rivers of influence converge in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. With razor-sharp at… Read more…

Shepherd's Notes: Manners & Customs of Bible Times

Shepherd's Notes: Manners & Customs of Bible Times

by Paul P Enns

The well known black and yellow striped Cliff’s Notes are a legend to generations of students and learners looking to grasp everything from great literary works to algebra. But where can Christians turn when they need a reliable, easy-to-understand guide to the Bible and great Christian works? To Shepherd's Notes, a series designed to help the faithful… Read more…

New Testament in Antiquity, 2nd Edition

New Testament in Antiquity, 2nd Edition

by Gene L. Green and Gary M. Burge

This completely revised and updated second edition of The New Testament in Antiquity skillfully develops how Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures formed the essential environment in which the New Testament authors wrote their books and letters. Understanding of the land, history, and culture of the ancient world brings remarkable new insights into how we … Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race (NSBT)

by J. Daniel Hays

"After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language . . ." (Revelation 7:9). The visions in the book of Revelation give a glimpse of the people of God at the consummation of history—a multiethnic congregation gathered together in worship around God's th… Read more…


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