How can you apply what you learned about Creation, the fall of man, or the nation of Israel to our present day needs? How can you take a message originally spoken in Hebrew and communicate it clearly in our own language? How can you take the eternal truths originally spoken in a different time and culture and apply them to the similar-yet-different needs of our culture? The NIV Application Comment... more
Zondervan is an international Christian media and publishing company that strives to give people resources that glorify Jesus Christ and promote biblical principles. Zondervan was founded in 1931 as a bookselling company in Michigan by brothers Pat and Bernie Zondervan. Two years later, Zondervan published their first book, Women of the Old Testament.
Zondervan first published the New International Version (NIV) in partnership with the International Bible Society and eight years later, it became the #1 Bible translation.
In 1988, Zondervan became a company of Harper Collins Publishers. Zondervan published The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren which sold more than 30 million copies. Other popular titles published by Zondervan include The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, and How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. All of these titles can be found in the Zondervan Bible Reference Bundle.