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Number of Pages: 1616
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 9.18 X 7.50 (inches)|
The Africa Bible Commentary is a unique publishing eventthe first one-volume Bible commentary produced in Africa by African theologians to meet the needs of African pastors, students, and lay leaders. Interpreting and applying the Bible in the light of African culture and realities, it furnishes powerful and relevant insights into the biblical text that transcend Africa in their significance. The Africa Bible Commentary gives a section-by-section interpretation that provides a contextual, readable, affordable, and immensely useful guide to the entire Bible. Readers around the world will benefit from and appreciate the commentarys fresh insights and direct style that engage both heart and mind. Key features: · Produced by African biblical scholars, in Africa, for Africaand for the world · Section-by-section interpretive commentary and application · More than 70 special articles dealing with topics of key importance in to ministry in Africa today, but that have global implications · 70 African contributors from both English- and French-speaking countries · Transcends the African context with insights into the biblical text and the Christian faith for readers worldwide
carol5 Stars Out Of 5Africa Bible CommentaryNovember 26, 2014carolQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is the second time I've bought this commentary. I have read neither of them, but report the reaction of my sister, who has read it. It was a gift to her, since she is a missionary in Africa. She loved it, thought it had refreshing input from African scholars, and thought it encouraging and beneficial to Christians in Africa. In fact, when it came time for her to leave Malawi two years ago to do further studies in the US, she gave the commentary I had given her to one of the pastors in the local church. So I now owe her another copy, which I will bring when I visit next year.
Jessy VPhoenix, AZAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5more understandingNovember 25, 2013Jessy VPhoenix, AZAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I love the African Bible Commentary. I did give one to my pastor. In Africa, people realize the reality of the spiritual world and so, this book give us more insight into the whole reality of bible AND our personal life here on earth.
yes, I really cherish this book as my second bible ... *smile*
Jim Lane5 Stars Out Of 5outstandingJune 3, 2012Jim LaneQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I was surprised how fresh and insightful this one volume commentary is compared to the volumes I have of commentary sets I presently and have previously owned. Well worth your investment. Seeing through the eyes of another culture other than a western mind set- priceless.
Joann ClarkUpper Marlboro, MDAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This is one of the most useful comentariesSeptember 14, 2011Joann ClarkUpper Marlboro, MDAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have many commentaries, however, this one is the most resourceful, especially to African-American pastors and ministers. I believe that all African and people of color should have this in their library.