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40 Questions & Answers Series (4 vols.)

Format: Digital
, 2008–2011


Featuring contributions from trusted Bible teachers like Thomas Schreiner, Eckhard Schnabel, and Robert Plummer, this series equips pastors to answer their congregants’ common questions with clear, biblically faithful answers. The authors speak clearly to those seeking concise, biblical, and applicable explanations of the end times, church government, and reading the Bible. Explore various views of the tribulation and millennium, investigate what the Bible says about how churches are organized and led, and learn about the basics of biblical interpretation and teaching.

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Key Features

  • Equips pastors to answer common questions about the Bible and theology
  • Provides concise, biblical, explanations of the end times, church government, and reading the Bible
  • Presents issues in a readable question-and-answer format

Product Details

  • Title: 40 Questions & Answers Series
  • Editor: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Volumes: 4
  • Pages: 1,231
  • Christian Group: Evangelical
  • Resource Type: Topical
  • Topic: Theology

Individual Titles

40 Questions about Christians and Biblical Law

  • Author: Thomas R. Schreiner
  • Editor: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Series: 40 Questions & Answers Series
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 256

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Thomas Schreiner explains the interplay between Christianity and biblical law in this excellent addition to the 40 Questions & Answers series. Schreiner not only coherently answers the tough questions that flow from a discussion about Levitical law, but also engages students in an engaging and clear style.

Questions include . . .

  • What does the word “law” mean in the Bible?
  • Was the Mosaic covenant legalistic?
  • Does the Old Testament teach salvation by works?
  • Does Paul teach that the Levitical law is abolished?
  • Does Paul’s teaching on justification contradict Jesus’ message?
  • Do James and Paul contradict one another?
  • What is theonomy?
This book is an instant classic that deserves a wide readership.

A. Andrews Das, distinguished chair of religious studies, Elmhurst College

Thomas R. Schreiner is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Schreiner is a Pauline scholar and the author or editor of numerous books, including the Zondervan Commentary on the New Testament: Galatians, the New American Commentary: 1, 2 Peter, and Jude, and the Baker Exegetical Commentary on Romans.

40 Questions about Elders and Deacons

  • Author: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Editor: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Series: 40 Questions & Answers Series
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 271

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Benjamin Merkle’s question-and-answer volume tackles the major questions that pastors, church leaders, and students ask about church government. Merkle clearly analyzes key passages, succinctly answers common questions, and provides questions for group discussion. The format makes it easy for readers to quickly find the answers to their most pertinent questions.

Benjamin L. Merkle is professor of New Testament Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is editor of the 40 Questions & Answers series.

40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible

  • Author: Robert L. Plummer
  • Editor: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Series: 40 Questions & Answers Series
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 352

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Robert L. Plummer tackles major questions students, pastors, and laypeople ask about reading and understanding the Bible. Plummer divides his work into four parts: getting started, approaching the Bible, approaching specific texts, and issues in recent discussion. The accessible format allows teachers to utilize this book as a textbook, and the curious student to understand the issues which are most pertinent to their study. This volume is essential reading for any student in biblical studies, as well as pastors looking to teach the Bible with confidence.

Read this excellent primer and read the Bible better as a result.

Darrell Bock, senior research professor of New Testament studies, Dallas Theological Seminary

Aristotle once said that those who wished to succeed must ask the right preliminary questions. Plummer asks 40 of them. Even better: he answers them, providing beginning students with all they need to know about biblical interpretation in general and the specific kinds of texts found in the Old and New Testaments in particular.

Kevin Vanhoozer, research professor of systematic theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

How appropriate that Plummer’s 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible is itself eminently understandable, crystal clear, and thoroughly engaging. The organization and breadth of coverage make this book both a delight to read and highly instructive. . . . I can’t imagine a more helpful introduction to the subject of biblical interpretation.

Bruce Ware, T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Robert L. Plummer is associate professor of New Testament interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in missionary assignments in China, Israel, Trinidad, Ghana, Malaysia, and Turkey. Plummer is the author of Paul’s Understanding of the Church’s Mission. He has contributed to the Westminster Theological Journal (69 vols.), the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (42 vols.), the New Holman Bible Dictionary, the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology (11 vols.), and many other publications. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Institute for Biblical Research.

40 Questions about the End Times

  • Author: Eckhard Schnabel
  • Editor: Benjamin L. Merkle
  • Series: 40 Questions & Answers Series
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 352

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Biblical, and broadly accessible, Eckhard J. Schnabel makes sense of one of the Bible’s most difficult topics. Schnabel answers common questions about the return of Christ, the millennium, the final judgment, the rapture, heaven, hell, and the future of the world. Schnabel carefully studies the biblical text in light of its first-century context. The result is an even-handed treatment that avoids sensationalism.

Eckhard Schnabel is professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Schnabel is also the author of Early Christian Mission and Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods.

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