Commentary Index and Resources, By Thomas C. Oden
Commentary Index and Resources
  • Length: 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 7 × 10 in
  • Published: June 04, 2019
  • Imprint: IVP Academic
  • Item Code: 4371
  • ISBN: 9780830843718

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The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. The vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—has been combed for its comment on Scripture. Scholars with a deep knowledge of the fathers and a heart for the church have hand-selected material for each volume, shaping, annotating, and introducing it to today's readers. Each portion of commentary has been chosen for its salient insight, its rhetorical power and its faithful representation of the consensual exegesis of the early church.

This supplemental Commentary Index and Resources volume provides never-before-available cumulative Scripture and author indexes covering all twenty-nine volumes of the ACCS. In addition to these exhaustive indexes, you'll find:

  • a general introduction to the ACCS
  • a guide to using the commentary
  • a comprehensive abbreviations list
  • a timeline of the patristic period
  • descriptive sketches of every cited author and work

Readers will find this supplemental volume an indispensable companion for mining treasures in the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture.

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Thomas C. Oden

Thomas C. Oden (1931–2016) was a pioneering theologian and served as the architect and general editor for the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, the first full-scale early Christian commentary on Scripture in the last five hundred years. He was also the general editor of the Ancient Christian Doctrine series and the Ancient Christian devotionals, as well as a consulting editor for the Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity.