Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible (Google eBook)

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James D. G. Dunn, John William Rogerson
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2003 - Religion - 1629 pages
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No one familiar with the Bible needs to be told that it is a truly remarkable work. But it takes help to understand this ancient collection of diverse forms of literature written by different people across many centuries. The "Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible" (ECB) is the finest, most up-to-date single-volume Bible handbook now available.

Written by world-class Bible scholars, the ECB encapsulates in nontechnical language the best of modern scholarship on the sixty-six biblical books plus the Apocrypha. The only one-volume Bible commentary to cover "all" the texts (even including, I>

  

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User Review  - David Boelter Sr - Christianbook.com

Eerdmans is a very good commentary to use,excellent to use as the handbook. So far it has explaned & answered every thing I have needed to know, how ever, I also believe that there are other ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alesha - Christianbook.com

This is lay person friendly without being overly technical. The articles are easy to read and the passage interpretations are well prepared and thought out. After the interpretation, the historical ... Read full review

Contents

Greek Esther
758
The Wisdom of Solomon
763
Sirach
779
Baruch
799
Additions to Daniel
803
1 Maccabees
807
2 Maccabees
831
1 Esdras
851

Deuteronomy
153
Joshua
174
Judges
190
Ruth
208
1 and 2 Samuel
213
1 and 2 Kings
246
1 and 2 Chronicles
282
Ezra
313
Nehemiah
320
Esther
329
Job
337
The Psalms
364
Proverbs
437
Ecclesiastes
467
Song of Songs
474
Introduction to Prophetic Literature
482
Isaiah
489
Jeremiah
543
Lamentations
617
Ezekiel
623
Daniel
665
Hosea
676
Joel
686
Amos
690
Obadiah
696
Jonah
699
Micah
703
Nahum
708
Habakkuk
710
Zephaniah
715
Haggai
718
Zechariah
721
Malachi
730
Tobit
736
Judith
748
The Prayer of Manasseh
859
Psalm 151
862
3 Maccabees
865
2 Esdras
876
4 Maccabees
888
Introduction to the Pseudepigrapha
902
1 Enoch
904
The Hebrew Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls
942
New Testament
950
to the New Testament Tradition
972
Introduction to the Gospels
989
Matthew
1000
Mark
1064
Luke
1104
John
1161
Acts
1213
1 Corinthians
1314
Galatians
1374
Ephesians
1385
Philippians
1394
Colossians
1404
1 and 2 Thessalonians
1413
Pastoral Epistles
1428
Philemon
1447
Hebrews
1451
James
1483
1 Peter
1493
2 Peter
1504
1 2 and 3 John
1512
Jude
1529
Revelation
1535
The New Testament Apocrypha
1573
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament
1577
Index
1587
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About the author (2003)

JAMES D. G. DUNN is Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the UJAMES D. G. DUNN is Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the UJAMES D. G. DUNN is Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham, where his research interests cover the niversity of Durham, where his research interests cover the niversity of Durham, where his research interests cover the evolution of the historical critical method, the third questevolution of the historical critical method, the third questevolution of the historical critical method, the third quest for the historical Jesus, the relation between Christianity for the historical Jesus, the relation between Christianity for the historical Jesus, the relation between Christianity and Judaism in the first century, and the theology of the N and Judaism in the first century, and the theology of the N and Judaism in the first century, and the theology of the New Testament. Professor Dunn's recent publications have inclew Testament. Professor Dunn's recent publications have inclew Testament. Professor Dunn's recent publications have included The Partings of the Ways between Christianity and Judaiuded The Partings of the Ways between Christianity and Judaiuded The Partings of the Ways between Christianity and Judaism, commentaries on several New Testament books, and The Thesm, commentaries on several New Testament books, and The Thesm, commentaries on several New Testament books, and The Theology of Paul the Apostle. He is General Editor of Cambridgeology of Paul the Apostle. He is General Editor of Cambridgeology of Paul the Apostle. He is General Editor of Cambridge's New Testament Theology series, in which he authored The T's New Testament Theology series, in which he authored The T's New Testament Theology series, in which he authored The Theology of Paul's Letter to the Galatians (1993). heology of Paul's Letter to the Galatians (1993). heology of Paul's Letter to the Galatians (1993).

Professor John Rogerson is a former head of the department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Sheffield, UK, and Canon Emeritus of Sheffield Cathedral.

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