Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon PDF ↠

Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon PDF ↠ Discover How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as lukewarm The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God s acceptance of the GentilesBrimming with lavish, full color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament It s like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first century reader Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context You ll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus You ll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God s kingdom and the practical affairs of the church Best of all, you ll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible s relevance for your lifeWritten in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that technical expository and exegetical commentaries don t offer It features Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament Hundreds of full color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings Copious maps, charts, and timelines Sidebar articles and insights Reflections on the Bible s relevance for st century livingWritten by leading evangelical contributors Clinton E Arnold PhD University of Aberdeen , General EditorS M Baugh PhD University of California, Irvine Peter H Davids PhD University of Manchester David E Garland PhD Southern Baptist Theological Seminary David W J Gill DPhil University of Oxford George H Guthrie PhD Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Moyer V Hubbard DPhil University of Oxford Andreas J K stenberger PhD Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Ralph P Martin PhD University of London, King s College Douglas J Moo PhD University of St Andrews Mark L Strauss PhD University of Aberdeen Frank Thielman PhD Duke University Jeffrey A D Weima PhD University of Toronto Michael J Wilkins PhD Fuller Theological Seminary Mark W Wilson DLitt et Phil University of South Africa Julie L Wu PhD Fuller Theological Seminary Robert W Yarbrough PhD University of Aberdeen

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