New Testament books

An Introduction to the Gospel of John

An Introduction to the Gospel of John

By Raymond E. Brown
Rating 4.05
Pages 356

When Raymond E. Brown died in 1998, less than a year after the publication of his masterpiece, An Introduction to the New Testament, he left behind a nearly completed revision of his acclaimed two-volume commentary on the Gospel of John. The manuscript, skillfully edited by Francis J. Moloney,...
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Who Was Jesus?

Who Was Jesus?

By N.T. Wright
Rating 3.8
Pages 117

Did the historical person Jesus really regard himself as the Son of God? What did Jesus actually stand for? And what are we to make of the early Christian conviction that, following his execution by the Romans, Jesus physically rose from the dead? N. T. Wright's Who Was Jesus? considers these...
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Sermon on the Mount

Sermon on the Mount

By John R.W. Stott
Rating 4.25
Pages 79

What does it mean to seek first the kingdom of God in our relationships, values, ambitions, finances and commitments? Jesus' answer to these questions amazed those who first heard the Sermon on the Mount. In this study guide, you'll dig deep into his startling and challenging message--the...
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Encountering the Book of Romans: A Theological Survey

Encountering the Book of Romans: A Theological Survey

By Douglas J. Moo
Rating 3.93
Pages 240

Introduces college students to the Book of Romans: its structure, theological message, and significance for the early Christian church.
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What Christ Thinks of the Church: An Exposition of Revelation 1-3

What Christ Thinks of the Church: An Exposition of Revelation 1-3

By John R.W. Stott
Rating 4.21
Pages 127

What does Christ think of the church? In chapters 1-3 of the Book of Revelation, by praise and reproach, by warning and exhortation, Christ reveals what he wants his church to be like in all places and at all times.In this book, John Stott, known worldwide for his scholarly writing, explores the...
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The Message Of 2 Timothy

The Message Of 2 Timothy

By John R.W. Stott
Rating 4.05
Pages 132

Guard the Gospel;: The message of 2 Timothy (The Bible speaks today) [Paperback]
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Interpreting the Parables: God's Good News for the World

Interpreting the Parables: God's Good News for the World

By Craig L. Blomberg
Rating 3.98
Pages 333

The classic works of C. H. Dodd and Joachim Jeremias set the direction for nearly all further parable studies in this century. Embodied in both scholar's approaches are at least two assumptions that, for the most part, have gone unchallenged: (1) Parables make one and only one main point. (2)...
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Evil and the Justice of God

Evil and the Justice of God

By N.T. Wright
Rating 3.96
Pages 176

Merit Award, 2007 Christianity Today Theology/Ethics Book With every earthquake and war, understanding the nature of evil and our response to it becomes more urgent. Evil is no longer the concern just of ministers and theologians but also of politicians and the media. We hear of child abuse,...
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Luke   Historian And Theologian/ P.D.L

Luke Historian And Theologian/ P.D.L

By Howard Drake Marshall
Rating 3.88

Apart from the apostle Paul, Luke is arguably the most influential force in the canon of the New Testament. His Gospel and Acts occupy almost a third of the New Testament. Marshall provides us with a lucid guide to Luke's theology of salvation as it is unfurled in Gospel narrative, but always...
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The Jewish New Testament: A Translation of the New Testament That Expresses Its Jewishness

The Jewish New Testament: A Translation of the New Testament That Expresses Its Jewishness

By David H. Stern
Rating 4.28
Pages 436

Why is this New Testament different from all other New Testaments? Because the Jewish New Testament expresses its original and essential Jewishness. The New Testament is a Jewish book--by Jews, mostly about Jews, and for Jews as well as Gentiles. Its central figure, the Messiah Yeshua...
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Jewish New Testament Commentary: A Companion Volume to the Jewish New Testament

Jewish New Testament Commentary: A Companion Volume to the Jewish New Testament

By David H. Stern
Rating 4.36
Pages 935

The New Testament is a Jewish book, written by Jews, initially for Jews. Its central figure was a Jew. His followers were all Jews; yet no translation--except this one--really communicates its original, essential Jewishness. Uses neutral terms and Hebrew names. Highlights Jewish features and...
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Jewish New Testament-OE

Jewish New Testament-OE

By David H. Stern
Rating 4.28

Translated by David H. Stern The New Testament is a Jewish book, written by Jews, initially for Jews. Its central figure was a Jew. His followers were all Jews; yet no translation--except this one--really communicates its original, essential Jewishness. Uses neutral terms and Hebrew names ...
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Be Complete (Colossians): Become the Whole Person God Intends You to Be

Be Complete (Colossians): Become the Whole Person God Intends You to Be

By Warren W. Wiersbe
Rating 4.22
Pages 171

What Do You Need to Add? You hear about horoscopes, yoga, transcendental meditation, and a host of other old and new philosophies. Do you need these things? Not if you have Jesus Christ and He is preeminent in your life. If you're in Jesus Christ, you are complete! Too often...
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Be Joyful (Philippians): Even When Things Go Wrong, You Can Have Joy

Be Joyful (Philippians): Even When Things Go Wrong, You Can Have Joy

By Warren W. Wiersbe
Rating 4.3
Pages 156

Discover the Secret! Jesus said: These things I have spoken unto you, that My joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full (John 15:11). But perhaps you aren't exactly overflowing with joy. If you could stand a little more joy--or even a lot more!--Then Dr. Warren...
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Ephesians 4-6: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 4-6

Ephesians 4-6: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 4-6

By Markus Barth
Rating 3.87
Pages 849

Encompassing the body of Pauline theology, Ephesians (volumes 34 and 34A of the acclaimed Anchor Bible series) has been called the crown of St. Paul's writings, yet both its authorship and addressees are the subject of continuing dispute. Through line-by-line examination of its...
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1 Peter

1 Peter

By Scot McKnight
Rating 3.92
Pages 304

Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from the twentieth century to the first century. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. In other words, they focus on the original meaning of the passage but don't discuss its contemporary...
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The Gospel of John: A Theological Commentary

The Gospel of John: A Theological Commentary

By Herman N. Ridderbos
Rating 4.15
Pages 735

This excellent commentary by Herman Ridderbos engages seriously the host of twentieth-century interpretations of John while also developing its own integral understanding of John in which the Gospel emerges as a profoundly theological work. Ridderbos presents John in its distinctively apostolic...
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Matthew: Evangelist And Teacher

Matthew: Evangelist And Teacher

By R.T. France
Rating 4.16
Pages 345

Matthew's Gospel, long a favorite of the church, has been the focus of scholarly scrutiny in recent decades. R.T. France's extended introduction to Matthew's Gospel surveys the perennial questions as well as major areas of recent research.
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The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation

The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation

By Luke Timothy Johnson
Rating 3.96
Pages 656

New technologies are revolutionizing research capabilities and pedagogical approaches. To meet the needs of an increasingly technology-savvy public, Fortress Press presents widely-used volumes in a new CD-ROM format. Features include: The complete, searchable text of the book; glossary...
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John's Wisdom: A Commentary on the Fourth Gospel

John's Wisdom: A Commentary on the Fourth Gospel

By Ben Witherington III
Rating 4.16

Jesus as depicted in the Fourth Gospel is remarkably dissimilar to the Jesus found in the Synoptic Gospels. In this book, Ben Witherington III places the Gospel of John within its proper literary, historical, social, and theological contexts, especially those dealing with the wisdom traditions...
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The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

By Ben Witherington III
Rating 4.16
Pages 487

This book offers the first sustained attempt to read the Gospel of Mark both as an ancient biography and as a form of ancient rhetoric. Ben Witherington applies to Mark the socio-rhetorical approach for which he is well known, opening a fresh new perspective on the earliest Gospel. ...
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Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

By Ben Witherington III
Rating 4.14
Pages 459

While Paul’s letter to the Romans is the most studied and commented-on document from the biblical period, the major exegetical books on Romans from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been overwhelmingly shaped by the Reformed tradition. Through a careful survey of work on Romans by both...
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Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context

Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context

By Paul Hertig
Rating 3.11
Pages 288

In this fresh and exciting re-reading of Acts—which some have termed the “Gospel of the Holy Spirit”—twenty-three scholars and practitioners of Christian mission and ministry reflect on key texts from the perspective of the contemporary apostolate. Reflecting the best available scholarship, the...
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The Epistle to the Hebrews

The Epistle to the Hebrews

By F.F. Bruce
Rating 4.13
Pages 448

The Epistle to the Hebrews evidences twenty-five years of further study on Bruces's part especially through thoroughly updated and embellished footnotes that take into account the numerous publications on Hebrews that have appeared in the intervening years.
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John, the Maverick Gospel

John, the Maverick Gospel

By Robert Kysar
Rating 3.6
Pages 157

John, the Maverick Gospel has long been regarded as one of the most trustworthy introductions to the Fourth Gospel, paying special attention to the literary and theological dimensions of this Gospel without neglecting historical and other approaches. Robert Kysar, an international expert on...
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The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels

The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels

By Wolfgang Stegemann
Rating 4.6
Pages 424

The context of Jesus, his followers, and the early movement What do the social sciences have to contribute to the study of Jesus and the Gospels? This is the fundamental question that these essays all address - from analyses of ancient economics to altered states of consciousness, politics,...
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A Rereading of Romans: Justice, Jews, and Gentiles

A Rereading of Romans: Justice, Jews, and Gentiles

By Stanley K. Stowers
Rating 4.32
Pages 396

Paul's Letter to the Romans is one of the most influential writings of Christian theology. From the time of Augustine it has been central in discussions about sin and salvation, about guilt, fear of God, and gratitude for God's mercy. In this groundbreaking reinterpretation, Stanley Stowers...
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The New Testament: Its Background and Message

The New Testament: Its Background and Message

By Thomas D. Lea
Rating 3.98
Pages 672

In the comprehensive The New Testament: Its Background and Message , the late Thomas Lea presented a clear and concise introduction to the New Testament giving readers the key that unlocks the door to understanding these important texts. This influential work presents the background...
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Dethroning Jesus: Exposing Popular Culture's Quest to Unseat the Biblical Christ

Dethroning Jesus: Exposing Popular Culture's Quest to Unseat the Biblical Christ

By Darrell L. Bock
Rating 3.91
Pages 256

New York Times best-selling author Darrell Bock teams with Daniel Wallace to help lay readers separate fact from fiction and help from hype in the recent best-selling Jesus books and television specials. There is a quest going on. It's the quest to reduce Jesus to a mythic legend...
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Archaeology and the New Testament

Archaeology and the New Testament

By John McRay
Rating 3.44
Pages 432

Archaeology & the New Testament by Dr. John McRay of Wheaton College, is the companion volume on New Testament archaeology. It sheds light on the Bible by examining recent archaeological discoveries. Includes numerous maps, charts, photographs, and a glossary of terms.
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Philippians

Philippians

By John F. MacArthur Jr.
Rating 4.17
Pages 352

Though written from prison, Philippians has been called the epistle of joy. Those who study and apply its teachings will see why. Paul's most personal and affectionate letter, it is deeply moving and rich with the gospel. This commentary helps readers enter into the heart of Paul and emerge...
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The Gospel According To Jesus: What Does Jesus Mean When He Says

The Gospel According To Jesus: What Does Jesus Mean When He Says "Follow Me"?

By John F. MacArthur Jr.
Rating 4.39

The first edition of The Gospel According to Jesus won wide acclaim in confronting the easy-believism that has characterized some aspects of evangelical Christianity. Over the past 50 years, a handful of books have become true classics, revered world-wide for their crystal-clear presentation of...
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John for Everyone: Part 1: Chapters 1 - 10

John for Everyone: Part 1: Chapters 1 - 10

By Tom Wright
Rating 4.29
Pages 184

This work seeks to convey the the simplicity, and unravel the great complexity of this gospel. Each short passage is followed by a discussion with background information, interpretation and explanation.
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Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians & Philemon

Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians & Philemon

By Tom Wright
Rating 4.21
Pages 227

Making use of his true scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright captures the verve and sparkle of these letters. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed. They reveal Paul's longing to...
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Can We Trust The Gospels?: Investigating The Reliability Of Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John

Can We Trust The Gospels?: Investigating The Reliability Of Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John

By Mark D. Roberts
Rating 3.98
Pages 202

Attacks on the historical reliability of the Gospels--especially their portrayal of Jesus Christ--are nothing new. But are these attacks legitimate? Is there reason to doubt the accuracy of the Gospels? By examining and refuting some of the most common criticisms of the Gospels, author Mark D....
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Perspectives Old and New on Paul: The

Perspectives Old and New on Paul: The "Lutheran" Paul and His Critics

By Stephen Westerholm
Rating 3.96
Pages 488

Here, finally, is a much-needed review and analysis of the divergent interpretations of Paul. In this superb work Stephen Westerholm compares the traditional, Lutheran understanding of Paul to recent, New Perspective readings of Paul, drawing on the writings of key figures in the debate both...
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Paul the Letter-Writer: His World, His Options, His Skills

Paul the Letter-Writer: His World, His Options, His Skills

By Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
Rating 4.22
Pages 160

Paul's letters are intensely human documents. In the examination of such basic human questions as What did he write the letters with? Did he use a secretary to record them? and What was his personal writing style? much real information can be gathered regarding his thought without intimidating...
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Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement

Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement

By Brant Pitre
Rating 4.7
Pages 586

Brant Pitre takes up Albert Schweitzer's hypothesis that the origin of the doctrine of the atonement can be traced back to Jesus' teaching that he must die in the messianic tribulation that would precede the coming of the kingdom of God. Based on an in-depth exploration of the messianic...
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Sermon On The Mount

Sermon On The Mount

By Arthur W. Pink
Rating 4.39

Pink preached in may places in the world before he retired to a remote part of Scotland, where he issued a monthly magazine, and taught some 100 men by mail. Some who have been stung by the astute observations in this book have told others not to buy it because it is too controversial. And some...
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The Epistle to the Hebrews

The Epistle to the Hebrews

By Donald Guthrie
Rating 3.59

The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries (TNTC) have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelicals scholars, including F. F. Bruce, Leon Morris, N. T. Wright, and Donald Guthrie, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable and relevant...
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The Last Week: A Day-By-Day Account of Jesus's Final Week in Jerusalem

The Last Week: A Day-By-Day Account of Jesus's Final Week in Jerusalem

By John Dominic Crossan
Rating 4.16
Pages 510

Two top Jesus experts explore the last seven days of Jesus’s life, from his triumphal entry into Jerusalem to his march to the cross. Their goal: To retell a story everyone thinks they know too well and most do not seem to know at all. Using the best of biblical and historical scholarship,...
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Darkness and Light: An Exposition of Ephesians 4:17-5:17

Darkness and Light: An Exposition of Ephesians 4:17-5:17

By D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Rating 4.17

This last volume of Lloyd-Jones commentary of Ephesians was edited from tapes after his death. As a legacy it covers the atonement and the Christians stand in a dark world illuminated by Christ.
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The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus's Final Days in Jerusalem

The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus's Final Days in Jerusalem

By John Dominic Crossan
Rating 4.16
Pages 238

Top Jesus scholars Marcus J. Borg & John Dominic Crossan reveal a radical & little-known Jesus. As both authors reacted to & responded to questions about Mel Gibson's blockbuster The Passion of the Christ , they discovered that many Christians are unclear on the details of events...
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Ephesians

Ephesians

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Foulkes's study of the letter to the Ephesians is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader clearly understand what the text actually says and what it means, without undue dependance on scholarly technicalities.
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The Book of Revelation:

The Book of Revelation:

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.76
Pages 256

Morris's study on the Book of Revelation is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, with a minimum of dependence on scholarly technicalities.
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The Acts Of The Apostles: An Introduction And Commentary

The Acts Of The Apostles: An Introduction And Commentary

By I. Howard Marshall
Rating 3.82

Marshall's commentary on the Book of Acts is a contribution to the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular study aid designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means without going into scholarly technicalities.
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The Epistles Of John: An Introduction And Commentary

The Epistles Of John: An Introduction And Commentary

By John R.W. Stott
Rating 4.13
Pages 232

John R. W. Stott offers comment on the Letters of John.
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The Gospel According to St. Luke: An Introduction And Commentary

The Gospel According to St. Luke: An Introduction And Commentary

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.64

Morris's study on the Gospel of Luke is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, without overuse of scholarly technicalities.
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The Epistle Of Paul To The Ephesians: An Introduction And Commentary

The Epistle Of Paul To The Ephesians: An Introduction And Commentary

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these volumes offer clear, reliable and relevant explanations of the New Testament. Market/Audience Pastors Professors Seminary students Theologians Sunday school teachers ...
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Ephesians

Ephesians

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Foulkes's study of the letter to the Ephesians is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader clearly understand what the text actually says and what it means, without undue dependance on scholarly technicalities.
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The Letter Of Paul To The Ephesians: An Introduction And Commentary

The Letter Of Paul To The Ephesians: An Introduction And Commentary

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these volumes offer clear, reliable and relevant explanations of the New Testament. Market/Audience Pastors Professors Seminary students Theologians Sunday school teachers ...
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Ephesians

Ephesians

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Foulkes's study of the letter to the Ephesians is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader clearly understand what the text actually says and what it means, without undue dependance on scholarly technicalities.
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Revelation

Revelation

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.76

The book of Revelation is, I fear, a very neglected book. Its symbolism belongs to the first century, not to our own age, says Leon Morris in the preface to his commentary on Revelation. Here he explains the significance of the symbolism and shows the bearing of the message of Revelation on the...
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Luke

Luke

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.64

The keynote of the Gospel of Luke is God's love. Luke was obviously a man of culture, with an appreciation of the beautiful, and he could write well. But it is not any or all of these that accounts for the beauty of this writing. Rather it is the way the love of God shines through in parable and...
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Luke

Luke

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.64

Morris's study on the Gospel of Luke is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, without overuse of scholarly technicalities.
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Ephesians

Ephesians

By Francis Foulkes
Rating 3.67

Foulkes's study of the letter to the Ephesians is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader clearly understand what the text actually says and what it means, without undue dependance on scholarly technicalities.
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The Letter To The Hebrews: An Introduction And Commentary

The Letter To The Hebrews: An Introduction And Commentary

By Donald Guthrie
Rating 3.59

Tyndale New Testament Commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text actually says and what it means. The aim throughout is to get at the true meaning of the text of the Bible and to make its message plain.
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Judas and the Gospel of Jesus: Have We Missed the Truth about Christianity?

Judas and the Gospel of Jesus: Have We Missed the Truth about Christianity?

By N.T. Wright
Rating 3.75
Pages 155

Joining many other recently found and publicized gospels, the Gospel of Judas has found its way into the limelight as the subject of some recently published books and some recent television programming. The ancient manuscript is genuine-so what are Christians to make of the claims therein?...
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John

John

By John F. MacArthur Jr.
Rating 4.21

These study guides, part of a 16-volume set from noted Bible scholar John MacArthur, take readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. With probing questions that...
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Hebrews

Hebrews

By Grant R. Osborne
Rating 3.92
Pages 168

Pastors with a passion for sound exposition have joined forces with scholars with pastoral hearts to produce this exciting new commentary series. These volumes, informed by the best of recent evangelical scholarship, will expound the implications of each New Testament book for today's church....
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Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion To Jesus In Earliest Christianity

Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion To Jesus In Earliest Christianity

By Larry W. Hurtado
Rating 4.56
Pages 746

Using the Early Christian knowledge of and devotion to Christ and his teachings as his guiding focus, Hurtado (New Testament language, literature, and theology, U. of Edinburgh, Scotland) describes, analyzes, and frequently critiques a vast array of primary materials and the scholarly research that
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins

By Joseph A. Fitzmyer
Rating 3.69
Pages 308

Gathers recent research that provides background to the Bible and Christianity. This volume by Joseph Fitzmyer, a pioneer in the field of Dead Sea Scrolls research, collects twelve of his recent studies on the Scrolls, including a new essay on Qumran messianism. Well known for his...
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Be Joyful: Philippians: It Beats Being Happy

Be Joyful: Philippians: It Beats Being Happy

By Warren W. Wiersbe
Rating 4.3
Pages 130

Warren Wiersbe unlocks the treasures of the Apostle Paul's joy epistle to the Philippians. It shows why you don't need to worry, and outlines the secret of contentment.
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Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity

Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity

By Larry W. Hurtado
Rating 4.56
Pages 768

This outstanding book provides an in-depth historical study of the place of Jesus in the religious life, beliefs, and worship of Christians from the beginnings of the Christian movement down to the late second century. Lord Jesus Christ is a monumental work on earliest...
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The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings

The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings

By Bart D. Ehrman
Rating 4.17
Pages 560

This new edition of Bart Ehrman's highly successful introduction approaches the New Testament from a consistently historical and comparative perspective, emphasizing the rich diversity of the earliest Christian literature. Rather than shying away from the critical problems presented by these...
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The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Text?: Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New

The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Text?: Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New

By G.K. Beale
Rating 4.18
Pages 440

How accurately did New Testament writers interpret Old Testament texts? Twenty-two essays debate answers and central issues.
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Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium

Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium

By Bart D. Ehrman
Rating 4.11
Pages 288

In this highly accessible discussion, Bart Ehrman examines the most recent textual and archaeological sources for the life of Jesus, along with the history of first-century Palestine, drawing a fascinating portrait of the man and his teachings. Ehrman shows us what historians have long...
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The Book of Revelation:

The Book of Revelation:

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.76
Pages 256

Morris's study on the Book of Revelation is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, with a minimum of dependence on scholarly technicalities.
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The Interpretation of the New Testament, 1861-1986

The Interpretation of the New Testament, 1861-1986

By Tom Wright
Rating 4.03
Pages 480

To bring this widely acclaimed book completely up to date, the late Bishop Neill's colleague N.T. Wright has revised and expanded the entire contents and added a new chapter covering New Testament scholarship of the last twenty-five years. This masterful survey describes the historical...
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The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross

The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross

By Leon Morris
Rating 4.2
Pages 318

This modern classic of biblical scholarship explains what the apostles meant when they used such words as redeem, covenant, propitiate, reconcile, and justify. Leon Morris carefully explores these themes against the backgrounds of both Old Testament Judaism and New Testament Christianity -- a...
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Word Pictures in the New Testament

Word Pictures in the New Testament

By A.T. Robertson
Rating 4.64
Pages 500

For over seventy-five years Word Pictures in the New Testament has been a cornerstone of Bible scholarship. Now, the classic six-volume set has been condensed into a one-volume edition to make in-depth New Testament study accessible and enjoyable to a wider audience than ever. Each New Testament...
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The New International Commentary on the New Testament - Epistle to the Hebrews

The New International Commentary on the New Testament - Epistle to the Hebrews

By F.F. Bruce
Rating 4.13
Pages 512

The Epistle to the Hebrews evidences twenty-five years of further study on Bruces's part especially through thoroughly updated and embellished footnotes that take into account the numerous publications on Hebrews that have appeared in the intervening years.
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Interpreting the Pauline Epistles

Interpreting the Pauline Epistles

By Thomas R. Schreiner
Rating 4.12
Pages 167

The nature of first-century letters, background sources, and a word-study method all help show students with some knowledge of Greek how to trace Paul's reasoning through difficult texts.
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Acts: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

Acts: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

By William H. Willimon
Rating 3.82
Pages 210

William Willimon combines the latest findings in Lukan scholarship with the pastoral, educational, and theological concerns of the local church to provide a new interpretation of Acts. He bases his commentary on the idea that the purpose of Acts was not to make Christianity acceptable to the...
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The Unknown Life of Jesus: The Original Text of Nicolas Notovich's 1887 Discovery

The Unknown Life of Jesus: The Original Text of Nicolas Notovich's 1887 Discovery

By Nicolas Notovitch
Rating 3.61
Pages 122

Controversial since it was first published in 1890, Nicolas Notovitch’s The Unknown Life of Jesus relates that Jesus Christ spent at least part of the years of his life unaccounted for in the Bible—from the age of 13 to 29—teaching and studying in India and other parts of Asia....
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Social Science Commentary On The Synoptic Gospels

Social Science Commentary On The Synoptic Gospels

By Richard L. Rohrbaugh
Rating 4.25
Pages 422

The authors build on their earlier social-scientific works and enhance the highly successful commentary model they developed in their social-scientific commentaries. This volume is a thoroughly revised edition of this popular commentary. They include an introduction that lays the foundation for...
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John

John

By Gary M. Burge
Rating 4.12
Pages 624

Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from our world to the world of the Bible. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. In other words, they focus on the original meaning of the passage but don’t discuss its contemporary application....
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History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel: A New Testament Library Classic

History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel: A New Testament Library Classic

By J. Louis Martyn
Rating 3.94
Pages 204

This volume, a part of the New Testament Library series, surveys the scholarly work that has been done concerning the book of John. J. Louis Martyn also provides his own reading of the forth Gospel. The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect...
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