Written in non-technical language by world-class Bible scholars, the Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible (ECB) encapsulates the best of modern scholarship on the 66 biblical books plus the Apocrypha. The only one-volume Bible commentary to cover all the texts regarded by one or more Christian churches as canonical, the ECB provides reader-friendly treatments of each section of the text. It focuses on principal units of meaning—narrative, parable, prophetic oracle, section of argument, and so on—highlighting their interconnectedness with the rest of the biblical text. The volume also addresses major debates—surveying the range of possible interpretations—and refers readers to the best fuller discussions. Beyond providing reliable, informative commentary, this hefty volume also includes 13 introductory and context-setting articles that do justice to the biblical documents both as historical sources and as Scriptures. Cutting-edge, comprehensive, and ecumenical, the ECB is both a fitting climax to the twentieth-century’s interconfessional work and a launching pad for biblical study in the twenty-first.
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James D.G. Dunn (1939–) is emeritus Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham and is a leading British New Testament scholar. Dunn is a significant proponent of the New Perspective on Paul, and coined the term in a 1982 lecture. He received a PhD and DD from the University of Cambridge, and a MA and BD from the University of Glasgow. In 2002 he became only the third British scholar to be made the president of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.
John W. Rogerson is a former head of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Sheffield and Canon Emeritus of Sheffield Cathedral.