Who Killed Jesus? The Historical Context of Jesus’ Crucifixion
Much of the scholarly discussion about the circumstances of Jesus’ death relates to the question of who was responsible for his arrest and...Read More
6 Major Themes in the Johannine Epistles and the Story of God
A few years ago, Zondervan Academic launched a new commentary series to explain and illuminate Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story...Read More
Why Are Jesus' Genealogies in Matthew and Luke Different?
The birth narratives in both Matthew and Luke help answer the question, “Who is Jesus and where did he come from?” One of the ways each book...Read More
What Does Genesis 12:1–3 Mean, Why Does It Matter?
Earlier this year, we released another volume in the landmark The Story of God Bible Commentary series, written by none other than vener...Read More
What Happened Between the Old and New Testaments? 4 Things You Need to Know to Read the New Testament Well
Have you ever wondered what happened between the Old and New Testaments? If you’ve ever flipped from the last page of the Old Testament t...Read More
Bible Interpreters Need to Remember Scripture Isn't Fragmented
[embed width="680" height="383"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU77y7SNPqs[/embed] (Can't see the video? Watch it here) What book, person, o...Read More
5 Steps to Understanding Any Biblical Text: The Interpretive Journey from "Grasping God's Word"
How can we know what the Bible means? This extract from Grasping God's Word may serve as a quick guide to "the interpretive journey." This ...Read More
Exegesis and Hermeneutics: The Bible Interpreter's Two Most Important Tasks
“The test of good interpretations is that it makes good sense of what is written.” (22) For 33 years that guiding principle has sat at th...Read More
Christianity Today's 2014 Book Award for Biblical Studies: "Paul and Union with Christ" by Con Campbell
Congratulations to Constantine Campbell, who's just been awarded the 2014 Christianity Today Book Award in Biblical Studies for his book...Read More