I greatly appreciated the many articles; they do a very good job of teaching about what is known about The text of the New International Version with many articles and explanations of history, archaeology, geography, etc. One way this is done is put put things in perspective and remind the reader not to measure actions against today's standards, but the standards of the time it was written. Rahab choose to leave her life of prostitution, married, and became part of the lineage of Christ. It will also track along with you as you read through the Bible. My Bible also has a really nice leather cover that I was able to get my name embossed into, although I think and I could be wrong about this that there is a hard cover version as well.
A photograph or artistic rendering of what one of those potsherds or pots might have looked like would have been much more helpful. If you own another version of the bible I would highly recommend purchasing this version for the historical commentary alone. Please click button to get niv archaeological study bible book now. For some reason, this is the most oddly eerie passage: Gen 4:26. This has amazing historical facts scattered throughout the entire book. It is very thick, and the only thing that I would change if I were to buy it again, is that I would buy a leatherbound edition.
When you became a Christian, did someone teach you how to read the Bible? Also the notes can be a little brief and a lot is left out although due to the size of this already I can understand why. For this, I can't understand why Jewish folks and my own Jewish upbringing was so nonjudgmental and generous. It still points out things such as other Near Eastern Religious similarities but then it provided a defense as to why and how the bible is different. Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours. If you are looking to be able to easily read through text and conveniently look up archaeological information on what your reading you will be disappointed like I was. The articles and illustrations are remarkable.
This particular edition is in a Leather Bound format. My goal is to read the entire Bible, commentary, articles and text. As an analogy, let me mention my grandmother's spaghetti recipe. Personal Size Archaeological Study Bibles. The text of the New International Version with many articles and explanations of history, archaeology, geography, etc. Do not, however, waste time carping about the deficiencies. Many of their notes only tangentially relate to the text and do not aid in the reader's understanding.
Biblical archaeology has always stirred excitement among believers and curiosity among unbelievers. The real bonus was the cultural commentary. Take a moment to reflect and digest each section as you walk through the sweeping narrative of the Bible. Detailed comparison of its annotations to the three study bibles mentioned above reveals this Bible's annotations to be more complete and informative. Cultural and historical context can often be very subtle and overlooked because we are trying to understand the scripture from our perspective.
I was able to preview several pages from this book at the Zondervan website. I have read through this entire Bible and I am on my second time through it. Order your copy today and take your study to the next level. Makes me want to go to Gordon-Conwell Seminary which This is my favorite Bible, ever. But beyond these debatable points, the footnotes are solid. Even though I wear corrective lenses, I am struggling to read this.
It is filled with informative articles with pictures that shed new light to the bible. Truly you can find the right edition for anyone. And it's not really a book the size or nature of which I'd like to take on the train for commuter reading , but, so far, it honestly reads as something that is from a profoundly alien place. Skill Builder focuses on teaching the basic skills needed to help you improve your Bible study method. It is interesting, but knowing about the archaeological importance of potsherds doesn't deepen my understanding of Job.
It has so many insights into the background of the the Bible stories, and it's got study notes as well. The in-depth notes are coded to highlight notes of special interest in the areas of character study, archaeology, and personal application. The hyptertext cross-reference capability of the kindle version is superb. I gave the printed version four stars because I discovered a drawback I had not expected. Now that was a walk! The little historical previews here in this study Bible are a great introduction to the world of historical Biblical reality. The cover is a rich burgundy color with white stitching and the pictures inside are beautiful.
We simply keep an inventory of nearly all books and textbooks and we ship them fast. Images are also nicely rendered. Although most if not all the writers of Scripture were Israelite or Jewish, these authors lived in a wide variety of circumstances. This Bible includes great study tools to help you unpack and discover Scripture. I'm sure the content of this study Bible is great, but the formatting for the Kindle makes it horrible to use. .