Offering a thorough introduction that analyzes the literary structure of the first book of the Bible, Mathews also looks at its theology, contemporary interpretation, and relationship to the Pentateuch and ancient literature. Evangelical and NIV-based, this readable commentary features a verse-by-verse exegesis on chapters 1--11:26; explores translation issues; interprets the "Image of God"; and more. 528 pages, hardcover from B&H.
THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include:* commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION;* the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary;* sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages;* interpretation that emphasizes the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole;* readable and applicable exposition.