The New Jerome Biblical Commentary by Raymond E. BrownThe New Jerome Biblical Commentary by Raymond E. Brown

The New Jerome Biblical Commentary

byRaymond E. Brown

Hardcover | September 1, 1989

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This contemporary verse by verse commentary examines the scientific, literary, and historical content of the Scriptures — reflecting the exegetical variation found within the community of scholars. Features current theories on dating, historical reconstruction, and archaeological information. Provides contemporary perspectives on hermeneutics, theological depths relating to the biblical word, and themes in the Old Testament. Includes articles on Jesus, the Early Church, Gnosticism, and the subapostolic church.

Title:The New Jerome Biblical CommentaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1536 pages, 10.3 × 7.5 × 1.8 inPublished:September 1, 1989Publisher:Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0136149340

ISBN - 13:9780136149347


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Bible Companion For anyone interested in Biblical Studies, or the Bible in general, the New Jerome Biblical Commentary is an absolutely essential edition to any library. Extremely useful not only to the specialist, but for the everyday reader as well, this volume guides the reader through every book of the Bible in a clear and concise manner, taking into account the best of current biblical scholarship. The New Jerome Biblical Commentary is a monumental achievement that opens up the best of biblical criticism to all interested English speaking readers. An absolute must!
Date published: 2000-09-10

Table of Contents


 1. Introduction to The Pentateuch.

 2. Genesis.

 3. Exodus.

 4. Leviticus.

 5. Numbers.

 6. Deutoronomy.

 7. Joshua.

 8. Judges.

 9. 1-2 Samuel.

10. 1-2 Kings.

11. Introduction to Prophetic Literature.

12. Hebrew Poetry.

13. Amos.

14. Hosea.

15. Isaiah 1-39.

16. Micah.

17. Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk.

18. Jeremiah.

19. Introduction to Old Testament Apocalypticism.

20. Ezekiel.

21. Deutero-Isaiah.

22. Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.

23. The Chronicler: 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah.

24. Joel, Obadiah.

25. Daniel.

26. 1-2 Maccabees.

27. Introduction to Wisdom Literature.

28. Proverbs.

29. Canticle Of Canticles.

30. Job.

31. Qoheleth.

32. Sirach.

33. Wisdom.

34. Psalms.

35. Ruth.

36. Lamentations.

37. Baruch.

38. Tobit, Judith, Esther.

39. Jonah.


40. Synoptic Problem.

41. The Gospel According to Mark.

42. The Gospel According to Matthew.

43. The Gospel According to Luke.

44. Acts of the Apostles.

45. Introduction to the New Testament Epistles.

46. The First Letter to the Thessalonians.

47. The Letter to the Galatians.

48. The Letter to the Philippians.

49. The First Letter to the Corinthians.

50. The Second Letter to the Corinthians.

51. The Letter to the Romans.

52. The Letter to thilemon.

53. The Second Letter to the Thessalonians.

54. The Letter to the Colossians.

55. The Letter to Ephesians.

56. The Pastoral Letters.

57. The First Epistle of Peter.

58. The Epistle of James.

59. The Epistle of Jude.

60. The Epistle to the Hebrews.

61. The Gospel According to John.

62. The Johannine Epistles.

63. The Apocalypse (Revelation).

64. The Second Epistle of Peter.

65. Inspiration.

66. Canaonicity.

67. Apocrypha: Dead Sea Scrolls; Other Jewish Literature.

68. Text and Versions.

69. Modern Old Testament Criticism.

70. Modern New Testament Criticism.

71. Hermeneutics.

72. Church Pronouncements.

73. Biblical Geography.

74. Biblical Archaeology.

75. A History of Israel.

76. Religious Institutions of Israel.

77. Aspects of Old Testament Thought.

78. Jesus.

79. Paul.

80. Early Church.

81. Aspects of New Testament Thought.

82. Pauline Theology.

83. Johannine Theology.

Suggested Basic Bibliography.


From Our Editors

Since its publication in 1968, The Jerome Biblical Commentary has been regarded as the best concise commentary in English on the Bible, with 200,000 copies in print. Two decades later, this new edition reflects all the advances in biblical scholarship of the last quarter-century. Illustrated