New! Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible

Throughout history, theologians saw themselves as biblical interpreters. Unfortunately, for several generations, professional theologians have not been writing as many commentaries, which is a loss for the church.

Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible brings this kind of commentary back to the forefront. For the 19 volumes, the editors invited 40 contemporary theologians to wrestle deeply with particular texts of Scriptures to provide encouraging, theological resources for the church.

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Connect More Closely with Scripture

Connections embodies two complementary convictions about the study of Scripture in preparation for preaching and worship. First, to best understand an individual passage of Scripture, we should put it in conversation with the rest of the Bible. Second, since all truth is God’s truth, we should bring as many ‘lenses’ as possible to the study of Scripture, drawn from as many sources as we can find.” -from the publisher’s note

Designed to empower preachers as they lead their congregations to connect their lives to Scripture, Connections features a broad set of interpretive tools that provide commentary and worship aids on the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Even if you don’t follow the RCL, Connections is geared specifically to the needs of preaching and will illuminate your study and preparation. You’ll discover relevant, in-depth, and imaginative reflections on the lectionary by some of our generation’s leading biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians, and other scholars.

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