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New Beacon Bible Commentary, 1, 2, & 3 John

A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition
  • By Rick Williamson
$18.79
($25.99)
The New Beacon Bible Commentary is an engaging, indispensable reference tool to aid individuals in every walk of life in the study and meditation of God's Word. Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, it offers insight and perceptive scholarship to help you unlock the deeper truths of Scripture and garner an awareness of the history, culture, and context attributed to each book of study. Readable, relevant, and academically thorough, it offers scholars, pastors, and laity a new standard for understanding and interpreting the Bible in the 21st century.Each volume features: Completely New Scholarship from notable experts in the Wesleyan traditionConvenient Introductory Material for each book of the Bible including information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and moreClear Verse-by-verse Explanations, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the passage's original languageComprehensive Annotation divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text; and significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the textHelpful Sidebars, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, cultural customs, and moreExpanded Bibliography for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themesThese writings early came to be identified with John, the disciple of the Lord. By the twentieth century, some scholars were hesitant to identify the author as John the aspostle but could accept the traditional attribution of these books and the Gospel of John as the same author.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780834123953
    • Manufacturer: Beacon Hill Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780834123953
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2010
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Rick Williamson
    • Page Count: 256
    • Weight: 0.83 pounds
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