Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Old Testament, 5 Volumes
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Publication Date: 2009
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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary New Testament, 4 VolumesEdited by Clinton E. ArnoldZondervan / 2002 / Hardcover$103.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old TestamentJohn H. Walton, Victor Matthews, Mark ChavalasInter-Varsity Press / 2000 / Hardcover$21.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, Vol. 4 Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and DanielJohn H. Walton, David W. Baker, Daniel I. BlockZondervan / 2009 / Hardcover$34.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, Vol. 5 The Minor Prophets, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsJohn H. Walton, David W. Baker, Daniel I. BlockZondervan / 2009 / Hardcover$31.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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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: Gods Purpose, Gods Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.
Richard Stenbakken5 Stars Out Of 5Great product at a very good price.February 22, 2013Richard StenbakkenQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Very usable product with good scholarship behind the writing and articles. User friendly yet with deeper meanings.
JUDICharlotte, NCAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5March 3, 2012JUDICharlotte, NCAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Good overall summary of the Bible books with cultural references.
Pekka Perho5 Stars Out Of 5Great Bible study tool!February 25, 2012Pekka PerhoQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Gives background information on all the essential verses of the Old Testament. The pictures and illustrations are fantastic!
I highly recommend this to anyone interested in a deeper study of the Bible. Also very useful for preaching and teaching.
TJNugentFlorence, Cape Breton NS, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Zondervan helps you get through the Study Bible!January 14, 2011TJNugentFlorence, Cape Breton NS, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Zondervan gives you a brief description of who, what, where, when, and why. And then it adds little features that keep you interested such as maps, illustrations of typical tools, household wares, to help explain the life such as during their 40 years in the desert. Now Genesis was a hard book to read but there was mostly one type of information and that is the beget etc, etc,,, but to me the two hardest books were Numbers and Deuteronomy because there were the families, but then there was also the history, the Who, why, when and consequences of your actions by Gods laws and still remembering that Moses is in charge of a substantial army and Zondervan Old Testament gives you a good background than helps you by explaining as neutral as possible the reasons, the happenings and then gives you the books intertwined with explanations to aid you in figuring out a lot of things. When I was just using a Study Bible, I felt the closest source to the best translation was the Georgian Orthodox Church (which I found exciting but a little funny because it uses King James the First Version as a source of reference to the old Testament but King James used the same Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek Translation of the old Testament as the Georgian Bible, but I know Zondervan uses NIV for its Bible Reference, but if I find any differences than I go back to my Study Bible and check out the differences and than make my own opinion of what might have happened. But I still think it a good idea to have read the Bible and in that way you get so much more eye opening explanations and answers to your questions. BUT remember their are as many explanations for a verse as there is Bibles so a good idea is to slowly add other reference material from other religions and people that you get a good distribution of an answer to your questions. But these illustrated Bible backgrounds and Commentary is a very good place to start trying to find your answers. I am a little biased in that I use a lot of Zondervan because they meet my intellect Level and pictures are very helpful, see what I mean....Hardy Laugh... Not saying the Books are made of non-intellectual people just thata picture is worth a thousand words and if you read them and then see a picture or an explanation in simpler terms, it's Fantastic.
Thanking you for reading this.
Johnny2 Stars Out Of 5Colored by Critical ScholarshipJanuary 4, 2011JohnnyQuality: 4Value: 2Meets Expectations: 1The pictures and maps are outstanding, but sadly the commentary is far from acceptable. I have made it through Genesis 19 and thus far all of the commentary has been from the liberal-critical point of view. It is almost as though John Walton is trying to convince his readers that there is no difference between the God of the Bible (the one true God) and any of the other Ancient Near East deities. He also seems to want to attribute the ideas, stories, and concepts found in the Old Testament as having been ripped off from other ancient sources. Overall, I believe that these scholars have an extremely low view of Scripture and I would not recommend this set to anyone for anything except the pictures, and it seems like a lot of money to pay for pictures.
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