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A Guide to Biblical Commentaries & Reference Works

4.75 of 5 stars 4.75  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews
With thousands of commentaries on the Bible available, including dozens and sometimes hundreds for individual books, it can be difficult for students and pastors (and even many academics) to keep track of the options. How do the different series and authors approach the Bible? What commentaries are critical and/or more theologically liberal in their interpretation? Which w ...more
Paperback, 394 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Doulos Resources
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Spencer R
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We have sooooooooo many commentaries on the Bible, books of the Bible, and sections and themes of the Bible. For Pete's sake, do we really need another commentary?
Well, yes.

Why this book? What are we supposed to do with all of these commentaries? One can't honestly buy every single one. We don't have the money nor the time to do so.

Instead, John Evans has wonderfully done it for us in "A Guide to Bib
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J.E. Jr.
Nov 23, 2010 J.E. Jr. rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Pastors, Professors, Students
Shelves: reference
This book is unlike any I have seen: while D.A. Carson and Tremper Longman both have offered similar bibliographies and surveys in the past, neither was as thorough nor as detailed as Evans. Furthermore, both Carson and Longman (understandably) focused on only one of the testaments.

Evans’s A Guide to Biblical Commentaries & Reference Works is the most comprehensive survey of commentaries around. It is very up-to-date, even including commentaries released in the second half of 2010. And it i
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Deborah
This is an awesome combination of biblical reference and commentaries book that I will use forever as I study and prepare sermons. The commentaries!!! what can I say Thank You Mr.John Evans. I've recommended this book to many of my fellow clergy.
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