Carson provides an updated---and candid---look at what resources pastors and students need to build a library for New Testament research. Examining sets and one-volume commentaries, he offers information on audience, level of difficulty, theological perspective, publisher, and price. A useful "Best Buys" section indicates his picks for the most valuable works for each NT book. 176 pages, softcover from Baker.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Baker Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0801031249 ISBN-13: 9780801031243 Availability: In Stock
This much-anticipated sixth edition of New Testament Commentary Survey offers students and pastors an updated look into available resources on the New Testament. Pastors, seminarians, and theology students will eagerly welcome this invaluable tool into their biblical studies libraries. In this succinct yet thorough survey, Carson examines sets, one-volume commentaries, and New Testament introductions and theologies, before offering extensive comments on the available offerings for each New Testament book, noting intended audience, levels of difficulty, and theological perspective. He records the publisher, price, and current publication status, identifies those texts he considers overpriced, and advises readers when to delay purchase for forthcoming works. The book concludes with a useful "Best Buys" section where Carson indicates the most valuable works for each individual New Testament book.
D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has served as a pastor and is the author or editor of more than forty books.