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Hebrews (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)

3.51 of 5 stars 3.51  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The book of Hebrews is quite challenging, claims commentary author Donald Guthrie, since there are many open questions about authorship, historical setting and audience. More than most New Testament books, Hebrews requires detailed explanations of the background allusions within it, which reference the priesthood of Christ being directly linked to the old Levitical order. ...more
Paperback, 281 pages
Published January 22nd 2009 by IVP Academic (first published July 31st 1983)
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BJ
This is an "it was ok" commentary. I found NT Wright's commentary on Colossians in this Tyndale New Testament Commentary Series better. However, it is a commentary and does bring some light to the text, I just don't think it is what it could have been.

Let me give you one quote that I thought was excellent on Heb. 12:20-22, you must read the context though:

"Throughout the era of law, separateness had been a feature of God's dealing with his people, as the holy of holies showed. This build-up of a
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Mostly average material with a few keen insights and helpful bright spots.
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Donald Guthrie was a British New Testament scholar. Guthrie was a graduate of the University of London (B.D., Th.M., Ph. D.). From 1949 until his retirement in 1982 Guthrie was lecturer in New Testament studies at London Bible College (now London School of Theology), and from 1978 until 1982 he served as vice-principal of the college.
Guthrie wrote New Testament Introduction (1962) and New Testamen
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