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Number of Pages: 180
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2004
Series: New Testament for Everyone
The Gospel According to John: Pillar New Testament Commentary [PNTC]D.A. CarsonWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1991 / Hardcover$35.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
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The Boice Commentary Series, The Gospel of John, 5 VolumesJames Montgomery BoiceBaker Books / 2005 / Trade Paperback$91.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Making use of his scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright manages to unravel the great complexity of the extraordinary Gospel of John. He describes it as "one of the great books in the literature of the world; and part of its greatness is the way it reveals its secrets not just to a high-flown leaning but to those who come to it with humility and hope." Wright's stimulating comments are combined with his own fresh and inviting translation of the Bible text.
Tom Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is included at the back of the book. The series is suitable for group study, personal study, or daily devotions.
N. T. Wright is the Chair in New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and is a prolific author and noted New Testament scholar. His books include Scripture and the Authority of God, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, and Evil and the Justice of God.
"Readers who have been frustrated by the lack of accessible biblical commentaries for laypersons will welcome the series." --Publishers Weekly
"Well grounded in scholarship, accessible, and intensely contemporary. The series is a most welcome one!" --Walter Brueggemann, Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary
"Wright has accomplished a feat in this series. All the time, I tell Bible readers, 'Begin here!'" --Scot McKnight, North Park University
Linda Nelson5 Stars Out Of 5Both parts 1 and 2February 3, 2015Linda NelsonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5non-academic commentary that practically preaches the Gospel of John! Even if someone had never read the Scriptures themselves, they would be transformed by reading these books by Wright.