1, 2 & 3 John: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition (New Beacon Bible Commentary) [NBBC]
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The NEW BEACON BIBLE COMMENTARY provides 21st-century scholars, pastors, theological students, and laity an academicallycompetent, readable commentary in the Wesleyan theological tradition.

Each volume features:

  • CONTEMPORARY SCHOLARSHIP from notable experts in the Wesleyan theological tradition
  • CONVENIENT INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL for each book of the Bible, which includes information on authorship, date,history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and more
  • CLEAR VERSE-BY-VERSE EXPLANATIONS, which offer a contemp orary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived fromthe original language.
  • COMPREHENSIVE ANNOTATION divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verseby-verse details and meanings found in the text; significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the text; and more.
  • HELPFUL SIDEBARS, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections,historical relevance, cultural customs, and more.
  • EXPANDED BIBLIOGRAPHY for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themes.

Product Information

Title: 1, 2 & 3 John: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition (New Beacon Bible Commentary) [NBBC]
By: Rick Williamson
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Beacon Hill Press
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
Weight: 13 ounces
ISBN: 0834123959
ISBN-13: 9780834123953
Series: New Beacon Bible Commentary
Stock No: WW123953

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Publisher's Description

The New Beacon Bible Commentary is an engaging, indispensable reference tool to aid individuals in every walk of life in the study and meditation of God’s Word. Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, it offers insight and perceptive scholarship to help you unlock the deeper truths of Scripture and garner an awareness of the history, culture, and context attributed to each book of study. Readable, relevant, and academically thorough, it offers scholars, pastors, and laity a new standard for understanding and interpreting the Bible in the 21st century.Each volume features:Completely New Scholarship from notable experts in the Wesleyan traditionConvenient Introductory Material for each book of the Bible including information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and moreClear Verse-by-Verse Explanations, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the passage’s original languageComprehensive Annotation divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text; and significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the textHelpful Sidebars, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, cultural customs, and moreExpanded Bibliography for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themesThese writings early came to be identified with John, the disciple of the Lord. By the twentieth century, some scholars were hesitant to identify the author as John the aspostle but could accept the traditional attribution of these books and the Gospel of John as the same author.

Author Bio

Dr. Rick Williamson is the Professor of Biblical Literature at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He has also served as Chaplain for Adult and Graduate Studies, was the Professor of Bible for the Nazarene Bible college, served as a hospital chaplain, a military chaplain and pastored in Iowa and Indiana. He holds degrees from Southern Baptist Seminary, University of Iowa, Nazarene Theological Seminary and MidAmerica Nazarene University.

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