You were probably wondering when I would get around to publishing a review of a Cambridge Bible! After all, it is the oldest and one of the most prestigious Bible publishers around. Well, your wait is over (if anyone has actually been waiting!). Before I get into details, let me repeat something I may have … More Cambridge Bibles: The Wide-Margin Reference Series
Introduction Pettit and Mangum set out to provide, as the subtitle suggests, A Seminarian’s Guide to Following Jesus in the Academy. I must say, they have succeeded magnificently! Having completed seminary-level biblical and theological training myself, I certainly wish I had read this book concurrently with my education. Staying connected to the Living Word while learning to analyze … More A Critical (and Positive!) Review of Blessed are the Balanced, by Paul E. Pettit and R. Todd Mangum
I sent a copy of Zondervan’s A Reader’s Hebrew and Greek Bible off to Leonard’s Book Restoration Station in Burrows, Indiana a few weeks ago. I did this for two interconnected reasons: 1) The “Bonded European Leather” it came bound in seemed more akin to “Stiff and Ugly European Garbage.” 2) That is just as well, … More A Reader’s Hebrew and Greek Bible (Zondervan) Rebound by Leonard’s Books
Intro: New American Commentary The New American Commentary series (covering Old and New Testaments) utilizes a traditional format involving a running, verse-by-verse commentary that is quite easy to reference. Sure, if you want more intersection with history, theology, and application, you’ll want to supplement with other commentaries (see conclusion). But for what it does, and depending … More A Review of 2 Corinthians (NAC) by David Garland
This has got to be the fastest shipping from London to Minnesota ever! Today I received my Limited Edition Dark Grey copy of the the KJV Longprimer, or affectionately known as #53.I am not writing a full review here, as I’ve done for other editions. I’ll just highlight some key standout features of the Longprimer in general … More R. L. Allan KJV Longprimer in Grey Goatskin (#53DG)
As I write, it is the official release day for the ESV Heirloom Single Column Legacy Bible (henceforth HL), a day I have eagerly awaited! I obviously love goatskin Bibles. I have demonstrated that I also love single column Bibles as well as the English Standard Version. There are currently only a few Bibles on the market that check all three … More ESV Heirloom Single Column Legacy Edition (Crossway)!!!