About the Commentary You want a deeper understanding of the Scriptures, but the notes in your study Bible don't give you enough depth or insight. This commentary was created with you in mind.
The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary is a nontechnical, section-by-section commentary on the whole Bible that provides reliable and readable interpretations of the Scriptures from forty-three leading evangelical scholars. A complete revision of the well-known Baker Commentary on the Bible, this updated resource features new articles and vibrant full-color images on more than 1,600 pages, complete with photos, maps, and timelines to illustrate the text.
This information-packed commentary will help you gain a deeper understanding of the Bible in your own personal study or in preparation for teaching. It tackles problematic questions, calls attention to the spiritual and personal aspects of the biblical message, and brings out important points of biblical theology, making it invaluable to anyone seeking to get the most out of their Bible study.
About the Handbook With over 1100 pages of comprehensive information and insightful commentary, striking photographs and colorful maps, easy-to-understand charts and outtakes, The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook is an exhaustive but reader friendly companion that will guide you on an exciting journey through the Bible.
Each of the Biblical books is covered in detail by a leading evangelical scholar and is also emphasized within the larger narrative framework of the Bible which is called The Grand Story of the Bible. Each biblical book is provided with a comprehensive outline, and the history surrounding each book is noted and explained clearly in accessible non-technical language. Finally, the message of each book is applied directly to our lives, stressing the ongoing relevance of the Bible today! This makes the Handbook not only comprehensive in the information it provides, but also in its concern that the Bible's teachings impact our lives.
Over 500 Full-Color illustrations and Photos
Enhances Bible reading while stressing the importance of the Bible to our lives today
A Comprehensive book-by-book guide to the Bible
80 Maps & Charts
100 articles written by over 50 leading, biblically faithful evangelical scholars