The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary presents a scholarly and critical introduction, in a beautifully illustrated presentation, to the books of the Bible. In Volume 4 top scholars such as David W. Baker, lead us through the biblical books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel.Each book is set in its original historical and social context, and major issues such as translation, chronology, and authorship are presented in detail via a passage-by-passage commentary. This series, or its individual volumes, with its informative commentary and beautiful photographs, insightful outtakes, will make an excellent home school curriculum, church, curriculum, and would be perfect for courses in a Christian high school. It will also be ideal for anyone who wishes to undertake a comprehensive, but introductory study to specific sections of the Bible, or the Bible in its entirety.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 624 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2009 Dimensions: 9.13 X 7.38 (inches)
This series brings to life the world of the Old Testament through informative entries and full-color photos and graphics. Here readers find the premier commentary set for connecting with the historical and cultural context of the Old Testament.
John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God's Purpose, God's Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.
David W. Baker (PhD, University of London) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Ashland Theological Seminary.
Steven Voth (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is Translation Coordinator for the Americas, United Bible Societies.
Paul Ferris Jr. (PhD, Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning) is professor of Hebrew Bible, Bethel Seminary - Bethel University.
Daniel Bodi (ThD, University of Strasbourg; PhD, Union Theologiical Seminary) is associate professor of Hebrew, Aramaic and Akkadian Languages and Literatures, Paris School of Oriental Studies, INALCO Institut National des Lanques et Civilisations Orientales.
Max Lucado has a BA in mass communications and a masters in biblical and related studies from Abilene Christian University in Texas. He has 80 million books in print, and altogether, 100 million products. His works have appeared on every major national bestseller list including Publishers Weekly, USA Today, The New York Times, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and Christian Booksellers Association. Max has also been featured in countless media outlets and national broadcasts. Currently, he is the minister of preaching at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has served since 1988. He and his wife, Denalyn, have three grown daughters.