This collection contains all thirty-five volumes of the Old Testament and New Testament volumes in the For Everyone series. Written by internationally respected scholars, N. T. Wright and John Goldingay address and interpret Scripture from Genesis to Revelation in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is also included at the back of each book. The series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or personal visits with the Bible.
The Old Testament for Everyone is designed so that biblical faith can engage the deepest hopes, deepest fears, and deepest hungers in our society. Such engagement requires precisely an interpreter like John Goldingay who brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life. This series will be an important and compelling resource for obedient thinking and joyous living.
—Walter Brueggemann, William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary
This series is truly for everyone who wants to grow in his or her understanding of the Old Testament.
—Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College
Tom Wright is just about the most insightful and incendiary conversation partner for today’s preachers.
—William H. Willimon, author of Pastor: The Theology and Practice of Ordained Ministry
No other commentary series comes even close.
—The Christian Century
In the Logos edition, these digital volumes of The Bible for Everyone are enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English Bible translations, and important terms link to a wealth of other resources in your digital library, including tools for original languages, dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, and theology texts. 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.
John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. An internationally respected Old Testament scholar, Goldingay is the author of many commentaries and books, including Models for Scripture, Models for Interpretation of Scripture, Walk On, and commentaries on Psalms, Isaiah, and Daniel in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament series.
Nicholas Tom Wright, commonly known as N.T. Wright or Tom Wright, is a professor of New Testament and early Christianity at St. Andrews University. Previously, he was the bishop of Durham. He has researched, taught, and lectured on the New Testament at McGill, Oxford, and Cambridge Universities, and has been named by Christianity Today a top theologian. He is best known for his scholarly contributions to the historical study of Jesus and the New Perspective on Paul. His work interacts with the positions of James Dunn, E.P. Sanders, Marcus Borg, and Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Wright has written and lectured extensively around the world, authoring more than 40 books and numerous articles in scholarly journals and popular periodicals. He is best known for his Christian Origins and the Question of God series, of which three of the anticipated six volumes are finished.