Winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), the New International Bible Commentary, with F.F. Bruce as its general editor, is a fitting successor to the New Layman's Commentary. The move from the Revised Standard Version (RSV) to the New International Version (NIV) will make this already accessible commentary even more so. Featuring articles and commentary from 43 of the top evangelical scholars (view a list of the contributors), this one-volume commentary on the entire Bible "unlocks the message and meaning of every book of the Bible...to help you gain a deeper, life-changing understanding of Scripture."
With 28 supplemental articles, this commentary offers incredible insights into issues like text and canon; archaeology; environmental, historical, political and religious backgrounds; how the New Testament uses the Old Testament; and others. It is part of Zondervan's Understand the Bible Reference Series, which also includes:
Based on the NIV translation Commentary from 43 world-class evangelical scholars 28 additional articles Cross-referencing, bibliographies, and in-text maps Covers the complete Old & New Testaments in one volume In one volume, the Gold Medallion Award-winning New International Bible Commentary unlocks the message and meaning of every book of the Bible. This acclaimed book marshals the insights of forty-three world-class evangelical scholars to help you gain a deeper, life-changing understanding of Scripture. Whether you're preparing a lesson or sermon or simply studying for you personal edification, the New International Bible Commentary provides you with a study resource that combines convenience with depth and relevance. It includes the following features: -28 articles---230 pages in all---shed light on such important issues as text and canon; archaeology; environmental, historical, political, and religious backgrounds; and the New Testament use of the Old Testament. --Commentaries by J.M. Houston, Walter L. Liefeld, and D.J. Wisemen help you grasp the meanings of Bible passages and the significance of key biblical words by exploring related Scriptures. --In-text maps and a maps section at the end of the book give you a feel for the names and places of the Bible. --Commentary topics are boldfaced throughout the text for greater clarity. Designed for use with the New International Version, today's most widely used Bible translation, the New International Bible Commentary is a revision of the highly successful New Layman's commentary, acclaimed as... 'A magnificent achievement.' --Christianity Today 'The outstanding volume of the year.' --Christian Herald ZONDERVAN'S UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE REFERENCE SERIES This six-volume series supplies users of today's most popular modern Bible translation, and New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters
F.F. Bruce, MA, DD, FBA - was born in Scotland in 1910 and educated at the Universities of Aberdeen, Cambridge, and Vienna. After teaching Greek for several years at the University of Edinburgh and then at the University of Leeds he became the head of the Department of Biblical History and Literature at the University of Sheffield in 1947. In 1959 he moved to the University of Manchester where he became professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis. During his career he wrote some thirty-three books and served as editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. He retired from teaching in 1978 and died in 1990. His more popular works included Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free, The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, The Old Testament and the Christian, Introduction to the Poetical/Wisdom Literature, and Chronology of the Old Testament.