In the 19th century, Europeans regarded Africa as the "dark continent." Now, in the 21st century, it's home to the fastest-growing churches on the globe! Produced by both English- and French-speaking Africans, this revised and updated groundbreaking work gives a firsthand look at how people outside the West approach and interpret Scripture. 1616 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 1616 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.18 X 7.50 (inches) ISBN: 0310291879 ISBN-13: 9780310291879 Availability: In Stock
The Africa Bible Commentary is a unique publishing event---the first one-volume Bible commentary produced in Africa by African theologians to meet the needs of African pastors, students, and lay leaders. Interpreting and applying the Bible in the light of African culture and realities, it furnishes powerful and relevant insights into the biblical text that transcend Africa in their significance. The Africa Bible Commentary gives a section-by-section interpretation that provides a contextual, readable, affordable, and immensely useful guide to the entire Bible. Readers around the world will benefit from and appreciate the commentary's fresh insights and direct style that engage both heart and mind. Key features: - Produced by African biblical scholars, in Africa, for Africa---and for the world - Section-by-section interpretive commentary and application - More than 70 special articles dealing with topics of key importance in to ministry in Africa today, but that have global implications - 70 African contributors from both English- and French-speaking countries - Transcends the African context with insights into the biblical text and the Christian faith for readers worldwide