The Gospels

Paperback | May 22, 2010

EditorJohn Muddiman, John Barton

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The Oxford Bible Commentary is a Bible study and reference work for 21st century students and readers that can be read with any modern translation of the Bible. It offers verse-by-verse explanation of every book of the Bible by the world's leading biblical scholars. From its inception, OBC hasbeen designed as a completely non-denominational commentary, carefully written and edited to provide the best scholarship in a readable style for readers from all different faith backgrounds. It uses the traditional historical-critical method to search for the original meaning of the texts, but alsobrings in new perspectives and insights - literary, sociological, and cultural - to bring out the expanding meanings of these ancient writings and stimulate new discussion and further enquiry. Newly issued in a series of part volumes, the OBC is now available in an affordable and portable format for the commentaries to the four canonical Gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Includes a general introduction to using the Commentary, in addition to an introduction to study of the NewTestament, and a detailed comparison of the four gospels in synopsis.

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The Oxford Bible Commentary is a Bible study and reference work for 21st century students and readers that can be read with any modern translation of the Bible. It offers verse-by-verse explanation of every book of the Bible by the world's leading biblical scholars. From its inception, OBC hasbeen designed as a completely non-denominat...

John Muddiman is G. B. Caird Fellow in New Testament Studies at Mansfield College, University of Oxford. John Barton is Oriel and Laing Professor of the interpretation of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:358 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:May 22, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199580251

ISBN - 13:9780199580255

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Table of Contents

1. General Introduction2. Leslie Houlden: Introduction to the New Testament3. Dale C. Allison JR: Matthew4. C. M. Tuckett: Mark5. Eric Franklin: Luke6. Rene Kieffer: John7. Henry Wansbrough: The Four Gospels in Synopsis

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"For its comprehensiveness, diversity and liveliness, it is a valuable and exciting resource. It deserves and richly rewards careful attention." --Theology Journal 01/05/2002