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IVP Reference Bundle (41 vols.)
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Overview

InterVarsity Press has always had a unique position among evangelical publishers because of its groundbreaking reference works. The IVP Black Dictionaries established themselves in the 1990s as the preeminent tool for providing information on specialized topics that might otherwise not have a place in a traditional Bible dictionary. Articles covered traditional and contemporary biblical topics, including cross-sectional themes, methods of interpretation, significant historical or cultural background, and each Old and New Testament book as a whole. Their Pocket Dictionaries series on the opposite end of the spectrum in terms of scope, size, and coverage quickly became mainstays in college and seminary textbooks. Concise, accessible, and up-to-date, they provided quick definitions for hundreds of terms across a variety of subdisciplines within biblical studies.

The IVP Reference Bundle brings these two important sets of books together, along with their respected pastorally-focused New Testament commentary series. With their unique format, teachers, students, pastors, and church leaders will all find clear, forceful discussions of every book of the New Testament. Each volume focuses on the author’s message in addition to close attention to challenging exegetical issues.

In the Logos edition, these volumes are enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Scholarly enough for the professor, but accessible enough for the church leader or student
  • Pocket Dictionaries cover biblical languages, church history, apologetics, contemporary religions, ethics, theology, and more
  • Includes contributions from leading evangelical scholars with up-to-date evangelical scholarship

Product Details

  • Title: IVP Reference Bundle
  • Publisher: IVP
  • Volumes: 41
  • Pages: 16,552

Individual Titles

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series (IVPNTC)

  • Editor: Grant R. Osborne
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Volumes: 20
  • Pages: 5,910

Pastors with a passion for sound exposition have joined forces with scholars with pastoral hearts to produce this exciting commentary series. These 20 volumes, informed by the best of recent evangelical scholarship, expound the implications of each New Testament book for today’s church. Within the unique series format, pastors, teachers and Bible study leaders alike will find clear, forceful presentations of the heart of each New Testament author’s message, coupled with helpful attention to tough exegetical issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and solid help been available in the same volume.

Titles Included:

  • Matthew by Craig S. Keener
  • Mark by Ronald J. Kernaghan
  • Luke by Darrell L. Bock
  • John by Rodney A. Whitacre
  • Acts by William J. Larkin
  • Romans by Grant R. Osborne
  • 1 Corinthians by Alan F. Johnson
  • 2 Corinthians by Linda L. Belleville
  • Galatians by G. Walter Hansen
  • Ephesians by Walter L. Liefeld
  • Philippians by Gordon Fee
  • Colossians & Philemon by Robert W. Wall
  • 1-2 Thessalonians by G.K. Beale
  • 1-2 Timothy & Titus by Philip H. Towner
  • Hebrews by Ray C. Stedman
  • James by George M. Stulac
  • 1 Peter by I. Howard Marshall
  • 2 Peter & Jude by Robert Harvey and Philip H. Towner
  • 1-3 John by Marianne Meye Thompson
  • Revelation by J. Ramsey Michaels

For more information on this collection, see here.

IVP Pocket Reference Series

  • Series: IVP Pocket Reference
  • Publisher: IVP Academic
  • Volumes: 13
  • Pages: 1,845

The IVP Pocket Reference Series was designed for students, pastors, and other busy people who want an aid to formal or informal study. Informative, clear, brief, and affordable, the books included in this series will become your constant companion as you tackle the study of biblical languages, church history, apologetics, contemporary religions, ethics, theology, and more.

Titles Included:

  • Pocket Dictionary for the Study of Biblical Hebrew by Todd J. Murphy
  • Pocket Dictionary of Church History by Nathan P. Feldmeth
  • Pocket Dictionary of Ethics by Stanley J. Grenz and Jay T. Smith
  • Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship by Brett Scott Provance
  • Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition by Kelly M. Kapic and Wesley Vander Lugt
  • Pocket Guide to World Religions by Winfried Corduan
  • Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli
  • Pocket History of the Church by D. Jeffrey Bingham
  • Pocket History of Theology by Roger E. Olson and Adam C. English
  • Pocket Dictionary for the Study of New Testament Greek by Matthew S. DeMoss
  • Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion by C. Stephen Evans
  • Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies by Arthur G. Patzia and Anthony J. Petrotta
  • Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms by Stanley J. Grenz, David Guretzki, and Cherith Fee Nordling

For more information on this collection, see here.

The IVP Bible Dictionary Series

  • Publisher: IVP
  • Volumes: 8
  • Pages: 8,797

Unique among reference books on the Bible, the volumes of the IVP Bible Dictionary Series bridge the gap between scholars and those pastors, teachers, students and lay people desiring in-depth treatment of select topics in an accessible and summary format.

Articles cover traditional and contemporary biblical topics, including cross-sectional themes, methods of interpretation, significant historical or cultural background, and each Old and New Testament book as a whole.

In part and in whole, the IVP Bible Dictionary Series presents the fruit of evangelical biblical scholarship at the intersection of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—committed to the authority of Scripture, utilizing the best of critical methods, and maintaining dialog with contemporary biblical research and challenges facing the church.

Titles Included:

  • Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch edited by T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker
  • Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books edited by Bill T. Arnold and H.G.M. Williamson
  • Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings edited by Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns
  • Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets edited by Mark J. Boda and J. Gordon McConville
  • Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels edited by Joel B. Green
  • Dictionary of Paul and His Letters edited by Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, and Daniel G. Reid
  • Dictionary of New Testament Background edited by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter
  • Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments edited by Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids

For more information on this collection, see here.

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