By David W. J. Gill,Moyer V. Hubbard

ISBN-10: 0310523044

ISBN-13: 9780310523048

Discover: ·How the springs at Hierapolis aid us comprehend why Jesus defined the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm” ·The history and situations of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a robust metaphor for God’s popularity of the Gentiles Brimming with photographs and pics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds statement walks you verse via verse via all of the books of the recent testomony. It’s like slipping on a suite of glasses that permits you to learn the Bible throughout the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries look ahead to you that would snap the realm of the hot testomony into gripping immediacy. issues that appear mystifying, perplexing, or vague will tackle great which means should you view them of their historical context. You’ll deepen your realizing of the lessons of Jesus. You’ll notice the shut, occasionally startling interaction among God’s country and the sensible affairs of the church. better of all, you’ll achieve a deepened wisdom of the Bible’s relevance in your lifestyles. Written in a transparent, attractive variety, this pretty set offers a brand new and obtainable technique that extra technical expository and exegetical commentaries don’t supply. It gains: ·Commentary in line with proper papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and reviews of Judaism, Roman tradition, Hellenism, and different positive aspects of the area of the hot testomony ·Hundreds of pictures, illustrations, and line drawings ·Copious maps, charts, and timelines·Sidebar articles and insights ·“Reflections” at the Bible’s relevance for 21st-century living

Written by means of best evangelical individuals: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph.D., collage of Aberdeen), normal Editor S. M. Baugh (Ph.D., college of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph.D., collage of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W. J. Gill (D.Phil., college of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D.Phil., collage of Oxford) Andreas J. Köstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity college) Ralph P. Martin (Ph.D., college of London, King’s collage) Douglas J. Moo (Ph.D., college of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph.D., Duke collage) Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Ph.D., collage of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., college of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph.D., college of Aberdeen)

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