Scot McKnight Discusses Philemon and Colossians with OnScript

Scot McKnight Discusses Philemon and Colossians with OnScript

Scot McKnight is back, bringing a cosmic Christological vision and wisdom about how the church should handle the topics of slavery and racial reconciliation.

Meet This Commentary: Habakkuk (THOTC)

Meet This Commentary: Habakkuk (THOTC)

This ancient book, then, has the capacity to speak to modern readers . . . if they will take the leap and listen to its words!

New Series: Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentary Series (ECBC)

New Series: Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentary Series (ECBC)

At Wm. B. Eerdmans, our way of both replacing older commentaries and retaining them is this collection that we call Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries (ECBC).

Excurses: Prepositions, History, and Biblical Exegesis

Excurses: Prepositions, History, and Biblical Exegesis

There is also broad agreement that Paul, unlike John, does not treat “in Christ” as a two-way street: that Christ dwells in believers is something that Paul affirms, but not usually in terms of ἐν Χριστῷ.

Meet This Book: Stories with Intent: A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of Jesus

Meet This Book: Stories with Intent: A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of Jesus

Why is this book important? Primarily it is a protest against the misuse of Jesus’ parables.

Blessed are the Pure in Heart for They Shall See God: Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa on Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the Pure in Heart for They Shall See God: Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa on Matthew 5:8

The vision of God lies before those whose heart has been made pure. But No man has seen God at any time (John 1:18), as the great John declares.

Eerdmans Author Interviews: Mignon R. Jacobs on The Books of Haggai and Malachi

Eerdmans Author Interviews: Mignon R. Jacobs on The Books of Haggai and Malachi

Mignon Jacobs covers traditional questions while also highlighting themes that are especially relevant to contemporary concerns, such as hearing the prophetic word in the midst of social and political upheaval.

Eerdmans Author Interviews: Scot McKnight on Philemon and Colossians

Eerdmans Author Interviews: Scot McKnight on Philemon and Colossians

Scot McKnight is convinced Philemon and Colossians have powerful lessons for contemporary Christians. In this interview, McKnight takes a closer look at each book’s revolutionary message.

The “Overture” to the Farewell Discourse: An Excerpt from Johannes Beutler’s Commentary on John

The “Overture” to the Farewell Discourse: An Excerpt from Johannes Beutler’s Commentary on John

The opening verses of our discourse are akin to the “overture” of an opera. In it, the audience is introduced to and put in the mood for the whole opera. This happens especially through the choice of the characteristic themes and motifs which mark the opera.

Commentary Club Emerging Scholar: Joshua W. Jipp

Commentary Club Emerging Scholar: Joshua W. Jipp

For most of us, the word “hospitality” signals something that is domestic, safe, and performed amongst friends, rather than an action and a disposition that is risky and quite radical.