The NEW BEACON BIBLE COMMENTARY provides 21st-century scholars, pastors, theological students, and laity an academicallycompetent, readable commentary in the Wesleyan theological tradition.
Each volume features:
CONTEMPORARY SCHOLARSHIP from notable experts in the Wesleyan theological tradition
CONVENIENT INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL for each book of the Bible, which includes information on authorship, date,history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and more
CLEAR VERSE-BY-VERSE EXPLANATIONS, which offer a contemp orary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived fromthe original language.
COMPREHENSIVE ANNOTATION divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verseby-verse details and meanings found in the text; significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the text; and more.
HELPFUL SIDEBARS, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections,historical relevance, cultural customs, and more.
EXPANDED BIBLIOGRAPHY for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themes.