The New Jerome biblical commentary

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Prentice Hall, 1990 - Religion - 1484 pages
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This reference book is a compact commentary on the entire Bible that readers can use to familiarize themselves with the methods and paths followed by biblical scholars. It features current theories on dating, historical reconstruction, and archaeological information. Contemporary perspectives and topical articles of an introductory nature include Hermeneutics, Canonicity, Old Testament themes, and coverage of biblical theology. Additional commentary includes articles on Jesus, the early Church, Gnosticism, and the subapostolic church. Especially for seminarians and clergy who require a commentary on the Scriptures both during their formal study of theology and for preaching in their ministry. Also, for those interested in religion and theology on all levels and feel the need for an adequate background in the Bible.

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One Volume Commentaries Are a Mixed Bag

User Review  - oldmanchubb - Christianbook.com

Itís hard to review one-volume commentaries. On the one hand, you have a wide range of text covered and sometimes itís nice to just read some basic, introductory thoughts on a passage or to have some ... Read full review

Scholarly. Useful for Catholics and protestants.

User Review  - Neil - Christianbook.com

Excellent. The format is a bit scholarly. Except for the history books (Genesis - 2 Kings) the biblical books are organized in probable order of authorship. Example: Isaiah 1-39 is between Hosea and ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
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PREFACE xixxxiu
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ABBREVIATIONS TRANSLITERATIONS xxxixMil
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