Global Bible Commentary
(Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2004).
The Anchor Bible Commentary
(Doubleday) is mixed--there are some excellent volumes in it and there are some not-so-excellent volumes.
The books, for example, range far beyond Bible commentary
to include thriller fiction, personal advice and self-help, and the latest political criticism.
In their introduction the editors admit that The Women's Bible Commentary
does not intend to be a general or complete commentary on the Bible.
Following the standard Believers Church Bible Commentary
structure, McDermond examines the text of 1-3 John, unit by unit, by providing a preview, outline, explanatory notes, and two sections making canonical ("The Text in Biblical Context") and ecclesial ("The Text in the Life of the Church") connections.
Believers Church Bible Commentary
1, 2, 3 John" is the breakdown of the gospel from J.
The recently published Africa Bible Commentary
(2006) also reflects this growing consciousness that African Christianity has much to offer the world of Christian scholarship.
For anyone specifically interested in the subject of German-Jewish Bible commentary
, Bechtholdt's book will become a trusty companion.
Critics charged Elliott with "liberalism" because he utilized modern critical scholarship instead of literally interpreting the first eleven chapters of Genesis in his volume The Message of Genesis in the Broadman Bible Commentary
The Oxford Bible Commentary
, edited by John Barton and John Muddiman.
Many articles are no more than what the Anchor Bible Commentary
offers, with perhaps a Jewish note added here and there.
This commentary on First Corinthians is Fitzmyer's most recent contribution to The Anchor Yale Bible commentary
Waltner wrote the commentary on the New Testament book of 1 Peter for the Believers Church Bible Commentary
In the Global Bible Commentary
, Dora Mbuwayesango reads the book of Joshua from her context of Zimbabwe, whose inhabitants experienced brutal dispossession of their land during colonization by white settlers--a disturbing parallel to Israel's conquest of the land in Joshua.
As John Barcay points out in a review of Martyn's Anchor Bible Commentary
on Galatians (Review of Biblical Literature, November, 26, 2001), Martyn's interpretation sometimes "appears to stray too far into the realm of speculation" even while it remains "one of the greatest readings of Paul.