New Testament Commentary Survey

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Baker Publishing Group, Jul 1, 1996 - Religion - 160 pages
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This much-anticipated sixth edition of New Testament Commentary Survey offers students and pastors an updated look into available resources on the New Testament. Pastors, seminarians, and theology students will eagerly welcome this invaluable tool into their biblical studies libraries. In this succinct yet thorough survey, Carson examines sets, one-volume commentaries, and New Testament introductions and theologies, before offering extensive comments on the available offerings for each New Testament book, noting intended audience, levels of difficulty, and theological perspective. He records the publisher, price, and current publication status, identifies those texts he considers overpriced, and advises readers when to delay purchase for forthcoming works. The book concludes with a useful "Best Buys" section where Carson indicates the most valuable works for each individual New Testament book.

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User Review  - Davidandhisharem -

As a theology student in the mid '80's I found Carson a voice in the wilderness when it came to guidance through the commentary jungle and now 30 years on am very happy to report that this edition ... Read full review

Looking forward to the 7th Edition

User Review  - Steve Ford -

D.A. Carson' Reviews of New Testament Commentaries has been providing a very useful service for many years. He is an evangelical who highlights strengths of non-evangelical commentaries. His internal ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has served as a pastor and is the author or editor of more than forty books.

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