Black's New Testament Commentary series presents a reliable and enlightening exposition of the New Testament for the modern reader. Written by highly respected biblical scholars under the editorial direction of Dr. Henry Chadwick, each commentary offers a paragraph-by-paragraph exposition based on the author's own, fresh translation of the biblical text.
Other features include:
- insightful introductions to the important historical, literary, and theological issues
- key terms and phrases from the translation highlighted in the commentary where they are discussed
- explanations of special Greek or foreign terms
- references to important primary and secondary literature
- Scripture index.
Pastors, students, scholars, and general readers will all agree that this series is a welcome and essential aid to a better understanding of the New Testament.
Since its appearance nearly thirty-five years ago, Black's New Testament Commentary Series has been hailed by both scholars and pastors for its insightful interpretations and reliable commentary. Each book in the series includes: an insightful introduction to the important historical, literary, and theological issues; key terms and phrases from the translation highlighted in the commentary where they are discussed; explanations of special Greek or foreign terms; references to important primary and secondary literature; and a Scripture index.
C. K. Barrett (1917-2011) was professor of divinity at Durham University for twenty-five years and was a fellow of the British Academy for fifty years. He is especially known for having authored numerous scholarly articles and books, including Commentary on St. John, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Black's New Testament Commentary), and The New Testament Background: Selected Documents.