The Expositor's Bible Commentary is meant to be an Evangelical scholarly treatment of the scriptures. This volume, number 10 of the series, covers Romans, 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians and Galatians. Each commentator begins with introductory notes and then analyzes the text of each book on historical, linguistic and theological levels.
The Gold Medallion Award-winning Expositors Bible Commentary is a major contribution to the study and understanding of the Scriptures. Providing pastors and Bible students with a comprehensive and scholarly tool for the exposition of the Scriptures and the teaching and proclamation of their message, this twelve-volume reference work has become a staple of seminary and college libraries and pastors studies worldwide. The seventy-eight contributors come from the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand, and from many denominations, including Anglican, Baptist, Brethren, Methodist, Nazarene, Presbyterian, and Reformed. They represent the best in evangelical scholarship committed to the divine inspiration, complete trustworthiness, and full authority of the Bible. The Expositors Bible Commentary uses the New International Version for its English text, but also refers freely to other translations and to the original languages. Each book of the Bible has, in addition to its exposition, an introduction, outline, and bibliography. Notes on textual questions and special problems are correlated with the expository units; transliteration and translation of Semitic and Greek words make the more technical notes accessible to readers unacquainted with the biblical languages. In matters where marked differences of opinion exist, commentators, while stating their own convictions, deal fairly and irenically with opposing views. VOLUMES AND CONTRIBUTORS Volume 1 Introductory Articles: General, Old Testament, New Testament Volume 2 Genesis: John H. Sailhamer Exodus: Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Leviticus: R. Laird Harris Numbers: Ronald B. Allen Volume 3 Deuteronomy: Earl S. Kalland Joshua: Donald H. Madvig Judges: Herbert Wolf Ruth: F. B. Huey Jr. 1, 2 Samuel: Ronald F. Youngblood Volume 4 1, 2 Kings: Richard D. Patterson and Hermann J. Austel 1, 2 Chronicles: J. Barton Payne Ezra, Nehemiah: Edwin Yamauchi Esther: F. B. Huey Jr. Job: Elmer B. Smick Volume 5 Psalms: Willem A. VanGemeren Proverbs: Allen P. Ross Ecclesiastes: J. Stafford Wright Song of Songs: Dennis F. Kinlaw Volume 6 Isaiah: Geoffrey W. Grogan Jeremiah: Charles L. Feinberg Lamentations: H. L. Ellison Ezekiel: Ralph H. Alexander Volume 7 Daniel: Gleason L. Archer Jr. Hosea: Leon J. Wood Joel: Richard D. Patterson Amos: Thomas E. McComiskey Obadiah: Carl E. Armerding Jonah: H. L. Ellison Micah: Thomas E. McComiskey Nahum, Habakkuk: Carl E. Armerding Zephaniah: Larry Walker Haggai: Robert L. Alden Zechariah: Kenneth L. Barker Malachi: Robert L. Alden Volume 8 Matthew: D. A. Carson Mark: Walter W. Wessel Luke: Walter L. Liefeld Volume 9 John: Merrill C. Tenney Acts: Richard N. Longenecker Volume 10 Romans: Everett F. Harrison 1 Corinthians: W. Harold Mare 2 Corinthians: Murray J. Harris Galatians: James Montgomery Boice Volume 11 Ephesians: A. Skevington Wood Philippians: Homer A. Kent Jr. Colossians: Curtis Vaughan 1, 2 Thessalonians: Robert L. Thomas 1, 2 Timothy: Ralph Earle Titus: D. Edmond Hiebert Philemon: Arthur A. Rupprecht Volume 12 Hebrews: Leon Morris James: Donald W. Burdick 1, 2 Peter: Edwin A Blum 1,2, 3 John: Glenn W. Barker Jude: Edwin A. Blum Revelation: Alan F. Johnson
The late Frank E. Gaebelein (New York University and Harvard University) for many years held the position of headmaster of the Stony Brook School. He was coeditor of Christianity Today and devoted himself to editing, writing, and speaking.
Everett F. Harrison was founding faculty member of Fuller Theological Seminary, where he served as professor of New Testament for some thirty years, up to the time of his retirement in the late 1970s. Before that, he was a Presbyterian minister and also taught at Dallas Theological Seminary.
W. Harold Mare was professor of New Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
Murray J. Harris is professor of New Testament Exegesis and Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Previously he was Warden of Tyndale House, a biblical research library in Cambridge, England. He presently resides in New Zealand.
The late Dr. James Montgomery Boice was senior pastor at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA. He was the author of numerous books, including expositional commentaries on Old and New Testament books.
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Volume 10 '[Everett F.] Harrison\rquote s commentary [on Romans] is a model of clarity.'
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