Holman Old and New Testament Commentaries | Reviews, Theology, Pictures

Holman Old New Testament CommentariesHolman commentaries, covering Old and New Testament books of the bible, contains features designed to help the reader gain access to information quickly and efficiently, according to the publisher.

Authors use the NIV translation of the bible.

Each commentary includes: profiles of biblical, introductions to biblical books, book outlines, commentary with main ideas and supporting ideas highlighted, quick notes — comments from noted writers and theologians — illustrations, historical facts, grammatical notations, discussion points, application notes, and prayers to make every minute of study time more meaningful.

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New Testament

Matthew – Stu Weber

Stuart K. Weber is senior pastor of Good Shepherd Community Church near Gresham, Oregon. Dr. Weber attended Wheaton College (B.A.) and Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (M.Div.; D.D.), where he served as assistant to the president. He is a much-in-demand international speaker and the author of Four Pillars of a Man’s HeartTender Warrior, and Along the Road to Manhood.

Mark – Rodney Cooper

Dr. Rodney L. Cooper, the author of We Stand Together, is Director of the Masters of Leadership Program at Denver Seminary. He has served as Director of the Robert Pamplin, Jr., Leadership Institute at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and as Chairman of the Psychology Department at Colorado Christian University. He was National Director of Educational Ministries for Promise Keepers and a seminar faculty instructor for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries.

Luke – Trent Butler

Trent C. Butler is Bible Translator and Editor for Holman Bible Publishers and one of the managing editors of this series. He is a former professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at the Baptist Theological Seminary of Ruschlikon, Switzerland. Butler earned his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and Linguistics from Vanderbilt University, with postgraduate study at the Universities of Heidelberg and Zurich. He is the author of commentaries in the Word Biblical Commentary and Layman’s Bible Book Commentary series.

John – Kenneth Gangel

Kenneth O. Gangel is executive director of graduate studies at Toccoa Falls College and distinguished professor emeritus of Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Gangel is the author of over 35 books including The Christian Educator’s Handbook on Family Life Education. Dr. Gangel received his M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, and also holds degrees from Taylor University (B.A), Fuller Theological Seminary, Concordia Seminary, (S.T.M.) and the University of Missouri (Ph.D.).

Acts – Kenneth Gangel

Kenneth O. Gangel is executive director of graduate studies at Toccoa Falls College and distinguished professor emeritus of Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Gangel is the author of over 35 books including The Christian Educator’s Handbook on Family Life Education. Dr. Gangel received his M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, and also holds degrees from Taylor University (B.A), Fuller Theological Seminary, Concordia Seminary, (S.T.M.) and the University of Missouri (Ph.D.).

Romans – Kenneth Boa

Kenneth Boa is President of Trinity House Publishers and Reflections Ministry, Inc. He is engaged in a ministry of relational evangelism and discipleship, teaching, writing, and speaking. He holds a B.S. from Case Institute of Technology, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Ph.D. from New York University, and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford, England. He is the author of Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation.

I & II Corinthians – Richard Pratt

Richard L. Pratt Jr. is the president and founder of Third Millennium Ministries and formerly chaired the Old Testament department at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. Pratt transitioned in 2006 from his teaching role at RTS to work full time with Third Millennium Ministries, a move he anticipated for many years. He is the author of Designed for Dignity and Every Thought Captive. Pratt received his B.A. from Roanoke College, studied at Westminster Theological Seminary, and received his M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary. He earned his Th.D. in Old Testament Studies from Harvard University.

Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians & Colossians – Max Anders

Max Anders is creator and series editor of the Holman New Testament Commentary. He is the Senior Pastor of Castleview Baptist Church in Indianapolis. He holds a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Western Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including 30 Days to Understanding the Bible.

1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon – Knute Larson

Knute Larson is the senior pastor of The Chapel in Akron, Ohio. He is the author of The Great Human Race, a book about personal discipline, as well other books on ministry and leadership. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Grace College, an M.Div. at Grace Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Hebrews & James – Thomas Lea

Thomas Lea is dean of the School of Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is the author of The New Testament: Its Background and Message. He has also written articles for the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Criswell Theological Review.

I & II Peter, I, II & III John, Jude – David Walls

David Walls is the Senior Pastor of Unionville Alliance Church in the greater Toronto region. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Pastor of the Church of the Open Door in Elyria, Ohio. Dr. Walls enjoys a wide speaking ministry, which has included college campuses and Bible conferences. He is the author of several books and regularly provides consulting services for churches in transition.

Revelation – Kendall Easley

Kendell Easley is director of the Master of Christian Education program at Union University in Germantown, TN, and serves as professor of Christian Studies. He received a B.A. from John Brown University, an M.Div from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Holman Quick Source Guide to Understanding the Bible and User-Friendly Greek.

Old Testament

Genesis – Kenneth Gangel

Kenneth O. Gangel is executive director of graduate studies at Toccoa Falls College and distinguished professor emeritus of Christian education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Gangel is the author of over 35 books including The Christian Educator’s Handbook on Family Life Education. Dr. Gangel received his M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary, and also holds degrees from Taylor University (B.A), Fuller Theological Seminary, Concordia Seminary, (S.T.M.) and the University of Missouri (Ph.D.).

Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers

Deuteronomy

Joshua

Judges, Ruth

1-2 Samuel

1-2 Kings

1-2 Chronicles – Winfried Corduan

Winfried Corduan (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. He has led many undergraduate tours focusing on the lived religious traditions of various parts of the world. He is the author of several books, including Reasonable Faith, A Tapestry of Faiths and Pocket Guide to World Religions.

Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

Job – Max Anders

Max Anders is creator and series editor of the Holman New Testament Commentary. He is the Senior Pastor of Castleview Baptist Church in Indianapolis. He holds a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Western Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including 30 Days to Understanding the Bible.

Psalms 1-75

Psalms 76-150

Proverbs – Max Anders

Max Anders is creator and series editor of the Holman New Testament Commentary. He is the Senior Pastor of Castleview Baptist Church in Indianapolis. He holds a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Western Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including 30 Days to Understanding the Bible.

Ecclesiastes, Songs of Songs

Isaiah – Trent Butler

Trent C. Butler is Bible Translator and Editor for Holman Bible Publishers and one of the managing editors of this series. He is a former professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at the Baptist Theological Seminary of Ruschlikon, Switzerland. Butler earned his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and Linguistics from Vanderbilt University, with postgraduate study at the Universities of Heidelberg and Zurich. He is the author of commentaries in the Word Biblical Commentary and Layman’s Bible Book Commentary series.

Jeremiah, Lamentations

Ezekiel

Daniel

Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah

Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi


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