This classic commentary by theologian Philip Edgcumbe Hughes presents an engaging look at the New Testament book of Hebrews. Featuring verse-by-verse commentary preceded by an introductory examination of the epistle, A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews offers astute exegesis and stellar biblical scholarship—a necessary addition to the theological library of any biblical scholar, theologian, pastor, student, or the person wanting to dig deeper into personal Bible study. Hughes' words equip us to better understand the thirteen chapters that make up the book of Hebrews.
Using the tools found within Logos—the Passage Guide, linking this volume to your preferred Bible, speedy searching, viewing Scripture references instantaneously, and much more—A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews is more accessible than ever, as it helps reveal the truths found within Hebrews. Providing understanding and wisdom, Hughes' commentary is a must-have.
If there is a "must-read" commentary on Hebrews, it is the contemporary classic by Philip Hughes. He is particularly helpful in drawing out theological implications of the text. Hughes points out many redemptive, historical truths while providing good exegetical observations.
Hughes deals fully and minutely with the Epistle from a philological as well as a theological point of view. . . . Hughes' erudition is impressive, and his exposition and evaluation of complicated theories proposed over the centuries are models of lucidity. No one can work through this volume without gaining a deeper appreciation of the great and abiding themes taught in the Epistle in all their power and fullness. Pastors and students alike will gain from the commentary a deeper understanding of the riches of the Epistle.
—Bruce M. Metzger, The Princeton Seminary Bulletin
Hughes has produced not only a momenument of learning, but also an inspiring and compulsively readable exposition of a very difficult part of God's Word. . . . He is obviously steeped in the literature of the Epistle and fully conversant with all the shades of scholarly opinion.
—Geoffrey B. Wilson, The Banner of Truth
As in the rest of Hughes' writings, the treatment is not only full, astute, and of the highest scholarly standards but also rich in theological insight.
Philip Edgcumbe Hughes was born in Australia in 1915. An Anglican clergyman, Calvinist, and biblical scholar, he moved to the USA and became a professor, teaching at Westminster Theological Seminary among other seminaries. He was also a prolific writer and editor of the Churchman. Hughes died in 1990.