The 15-volume Augsburg Commentary on the New Testament brings the best of biblical scholarship to bear on the most pressing exegetical and interpretive issues in the New Testament. These volumes explain the text of the New Testament section by section, and probe the basic questions of the entire New Testament for students, scholars, pastors, and laypersons. The authors contribute both as experts in their field and as individuals devoted to the life of the church. This commentary attests to their belief that central to the faith and life of the church of God is the Word of God.
Each volume in the Augsburg Commentary on the New Testament contains an introduction and topical overview of each book of the New Testament, along with an account of that book’s influence in church history, such as the impact of Romans on Augustine, Wesley, and Barth, and Martin Luther’s appraisal of James. The authors also discuss textual issues, historical topics such as authorship and dating, as well as literary conventions and exegetical and interpretive challenges. Each commentary concludes with a bibliography of other books, articles, and reference works to consult for further study.
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The Augsburg Commentary on the New Testament serves as a sermon aid to preachers, as a vital reference tool for students and scholars, and as an ideal resource for personal or group Bible study.