This addition to the Ancient Christian Texts series offers the first complete English translation of Jerome's Commentaries on the Twelve Prophets. Edited by Thomas Scheck, this second volume give readers access to what scholars consider to be Jerome's greatest achievement.
The latest addition to the Ancient Christian Texts series offers a first-ever English translation of Jerome's Commentary on Jeremiah. Expertly rendered with notes and an introduction by Michael Graves, this commentary by one of the great doctors of the Latin church provides a rare look at how the ancients handled the prophetic literature.
Daniel asserts that the meaning of history is that God's kingdom is coming. As it does, faithful people persevere in their work for God. In this Tyndale commentary, Paul House shows how Daniel rewards readers who embrace its historical, literary, and theological features as key means of personal and community formation.
Ernest C. Lucas identifies the central theme of the book of Daniel as the sovereignty of the God of Israel. With even-handedness and clarity, he demonstrates that there is much in Daniel that is readily understandable and applicable, and that there are also theological depths that are rewarding for those willing to wrestle with the issues they raise.
J. G. McConville offers a theological interpretation of Deuteronomy, arguing that in the context of the ancient world this Old Testament book should be understood as the radical blueprint for the life of a people.
This reference work explores the images, symbols, motifs, metaphors, figures of speech, and literary patterns found in the Bible. With over 800 articles by over 100 expert contributors, this is an inviting, enlightening and indispensable companion to the reading, study, contemplation and enjoyment of the Bible.
Showcasing the work of a new generation of scholars, this volume surveys scholarship and method in historical Jesus studies, New Testament textual criticism and more. Nearly all 175 articles have been reconceived and rewritten to reflect developments in the field since the 1992 edition.
Written by known experts and edited by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter, this reference work with its full bibliographies and cross-references to other volumes in the series is the best for researching the New Testament in its ancient setting.
This dictionary provides focused study on Acts, Hebrews, the General Epistles and Revelation, as well as on the apostolic fathers and early Christianity up through the middle of the second century. Edited by Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids.
Editors Bill T. Arnold and Hugh G. M. Williamson present more than 160 in-depth articles on the essential historical, literary, theological, interpretive and background topics for studying the historical books of the Old Testament (Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah).