Gain key insights as you go deeper in your Bible study! This collection of resources includes a reference guide that provides context for reading Scripture; a full-color dictionary filled with helpful insights; a book that vividly describes the life and customs of Bible times; and a go-to guide for understanding the poetry and worship of the Psalms. Four softcovers, from Zondervan.
The Essential Bible Reference Collection includes four full-color resources for going deeper in your Bible study. The Essential Bible Companion (ISBN 9780310266624) is an easy-to-use reference guide that quickly provides context for reading God's Word. Each book of the Bible is presented on a colorful two-page spread, helping readers understand the biblical story and its significance. The Essential Bible Dictionary (ISBN 9780310278214) is a concise, full-color dictionary that provides helpful insights into the world of the Bible. This is the most up-to-date, trusted resource for devotions, personal Bible study, and teaching. The Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times (ISBN 9780310286882) describes in topical fashion what is known about life and customs in biblical times. Knowledge of this background proves invaluable for a proper interpretation of the Bible. The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms (ISBN 9780310286899) is a must-have for students of the Bible, pastors, and anyone who desires to possess a unique reference guide to these ancient works of poetry and worship.
Brian L. Webster (Ph.D) is Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He did his doctoral work at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is a homeschooling father of four and a Youth Leader at his church.
David R. Beach (M.A.) is a licensed counselor who studied under Dr. Dan Allender at Mars Hill Graduate School. He teaches spiritual formation and psychology courses at Cornerstone University. He also co-founded Soul Seasons with his wife Cynthia - a workshop based ministry focused on spiritual and creative formation.
John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God's Purpose, God's Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.
Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?, The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, and Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series. Forthcoming books include The Gospels and Jesus, Mark in the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.
Ted Cooper Jr. founded the Bible in 90 Days ministry in 2002, following almost 20 years in the computer industry. A lifelong agnostic, in 1999 Ted read the Bible from cover to cover in three months. Not only did this experience transform Ted into a believer, it led him to develop a unique curriculum to help others succeed in doing this reading. Ted's ministry has helped churches, communities, small groups and individuals in 49 states and 13 foreign countries host The Bible in 90 Days curriculum. Churches hosting The Bible in 90 Days include: Assembly of God, Baptist, Bible, Catholic, Christian, Church of Christ, Community, Episcopal, Evangelical Free, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Non-denominational, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, United Methodist, and Vineyard. Ted has served on a number of professional and charity boards, and is an elder at First Presbyterian Church of Houston. Ted and his wife Becky live in Houston with their three children. To contact, Ted visit please the ministry ?
Moises Silva taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Seminary. He is the author or coauthor of eight books and the revising editor of the Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible.