Kenneth E. Bailey is one of most creative, popular–and yet scholarly–authors around. Specializing in understanding the ancient world ‘through the eyes’ of poor and/or common people, his two most recent books with IVP Academic Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels and (just released) Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes: Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians epitomize his work. Both help us [...]
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The second interview in our Eerdmans 100 series shifts gears from Theology to Biblical Studies, and highlights the most recent volume in Eerdmans’ acclaimed Pillar New Testament Commentary series. The First Letter to the Corinthians [PNTC] is a collaborative effort by New Testament scholars Roy Ciampa and Brian Rosner and is a solid mid-level exegetical [...]
For months I have been waiting for this commentary on 1 Corinthians to appear. But like a little kid on Christmas, I just can’t wait. I assume there are others out there who have waited with equal anticipation, and so I decided to post the books very detailed outline for your perusal. I have highlighted [...]
First Corinthians has received several first rate scholarly treatments in recent years. Arguably, the best among these are Gordon Fee’s volume The First Epistle to the Corinthians in the NICNT series, and Anthony Thiselton’s volume in the NIGTC series of the same name. David Garland, in the BECNT series also offered an exceptional, and award [...]
Romans The book of Romans continues to be one of the most significant documents in world history. It is the inspiration and foundation of many of the church’s most profound theological works and doctrinal beliefs. I, the Academia Nut, immediately think of Luther’s Commentary on Romans and how his “discovery” of “justification by faith” quite [...]