This compact commentary looks at the Bible as a whole--then shows how all its books fit into the grand picture.It is a readable guide to the Bible is full of facts and pictures about the arts, culture, geography, geology, theologies, philosophies, and lifestyles of biblical times. It contains concise definitions of persons, places, objects and events, and invaluable summaries of the books of the Bible. Included is information about archaeological finds in the Holy Land and maps of the ancient world. Based on the NIV.
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If you are looking for Bible study tools that are compact, easy to understand and do not require a Bible degree to use, then Zondervan's Essential Bible Commentary for you. The Essential Bible Commentary is designed for Bible college students, Sunday School teachers, pastors wanting a quick reference resource, and anyone else interested in learning more about the background and meaning of the Bible. Arranged according to the books of the Bible for ease-of-use, this one volume commentary provides insights into the history, events, people and places found in the stories of Scripture. Compact in size but big in content, this reference tool will make a wonderful gift for all ages and will appeal to students of the Bible for years to come. (For use with any translation of the Bible.)
John H. Sailhamer is professor of Old Testament at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Brea, California and was formerly senior professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.. His other works include An Introduction to Old Testament Theology and The NIIV Compact Bible Commentary.