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Number of Pages: 592
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.25 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Word Biblical Commentary
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The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
Ralph P. Martin (1925-2013) was Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Fuller Theological Seminary and a New Testament Editor for the Word Biblical Commentary series. He earned the BA and MA from the University of Manchester, England, and the PhD from King's College, University of London. He was the author of numerous studies and commentaries on the New Testament, including Worship in the Early Church, the volume on Philippians in The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series. He also wrote 2 Corinthians and James in the WBC series.
Dr. George R. Beasley-Murray is former Principal of Spurgeons College, London, and has served as James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He holds the M.A. from Cambridge University and the B.D., M.Th., Ph.D., and D.D. from the University of London. Among Dr. Beasley-Murrays many important publications are Revelation in the New Century Bible Commentary, Baptism in the New Testament, Jesus and the Kingdom of God, Jesus and the Last Days, and Gospel of Life: Theology in the Fourth Gospel.
Lynn Allan Losie is Associate Professor of New Testament at Azusa Pacific University. A generalist in New Testament studies, Dr. Losie teaches courses in the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the Pauline Epistles, as well as in the background areas of Greek, early Judaism, and the greater Hellenistic World. He has published articles on the New Testament and had served as the associate New Testament editor of the Word Biblical Commentary (1997 - 2013). Ordained as a Baptist minister, he has also served in pastoral ministry in Southern California and Oregon.
StarlaSpringfield, MOAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent CommentaryJanuary 9, 2012StarlaSpringfield, MOAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This commentary gave me information that I found in no other commentary. And believe me, I looked at several. I appreciate Dr. Beasley-Murray's study and writing. He gives a detailed account of the text as well as how he believes some of the problem areas may be resolved. I love the technical aspect and have had no problems with his interpretations. I trust this commentary set above all others. This particular one would be a great asset on any student of the Bible's shelf.
Edmond Brown III5 Stars Out Of 5May 2, 2005Edmond Brown IIII have many sets of commentaries and none come close to Word Commentaries. They are technical and not an easy read, but the bounty yielded from their contents is invaluable to the expositor of the biblical text.
Stephen Squires5 Stars Out Of 5January 6, 2005Stephen SquiresI own 10 of the volumes and they are great. Most of the time people who don't like them really don't know how to use them. It helps to know a bit of Greek and Hebrew, as the word studies are invaluable. The bibliographies alone are worth the price of admission, perse. NICNT/OT is right up there as well. Get whatever is on sale between the two. For a great academically and detail oriented commentary, these are awesome.
John Tew3 Stars Out Of 5January 31, 2004John TewVery disappointed in this commentary. If I had to do it all over again I wouldn't purchase it. You may get some use out of it but I haven't in my 6 month intense study of John.
Chris3 Stars Out Of 5June 12, 2002ChrisGood but not great. Its highpoint is the exposition of the final chapters of the gospel dealing with the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ Jesus.