He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels, and commentaries on Matthew, John, Acts, Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, and Revelation. Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 30, 2018. This study Bible would be well-fit for graduate school levels and discussions but only with grounded Biblical truth to balance off the information which is a potpourri of non-Biblical information to help the reader see what the people of God were surrounded by when they were in the Holy Land. Sorry, but it ruined the whole thing for me...and my friends. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. You have to be careful when flipping through them cause they can easily get messed up, Impressive achievement on a very needed fascet of the Bible study process, Reviewed in the United States on December 18, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on September 27, 2018. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 3, 2018. John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. When Giants Were Upon the Earth: The Watchers, the Nephilim, and the Biblical Cosmi... End Times Bible Prophecy: It’s Not What They Told You. Lots of reviews had me wary about hard-to-read text so I almost didn't buy this, but it just arrived and either the other reviews have poor eyesight or they changed the print due to the complaints. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible , with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. One aspect the author brings out is the comparison between man's mythical beliefs of the day and God's work. For example, on the first page of the book … The Scriptures include subtle culturally based nuances, undertones, and references to ancient events, literature and customs that were intuitively understood by those who first heard the texts read. Expands my view a lot. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) 2017 ECPA Bible … This review does not refer to the content but the kindle version. Fantastic study Bible, just what I needed. It would be an incredible help for seminary students but I know that it will also be so helpful for the bible studies that I belong to. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Something went wrong. It contains articles that give accurate and objective information about differences and similarities found between other religions/cultures and Christians/Christianity. Reviewed in the United States on May 1, 2018. Having lived in the Middle East for over 15 years I have appreciated more and more having an understanding of how the people at the time viewed evens, phrases and situations. Features: The full text of the NIV Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! For us to truly understand the Scriptures as they did, we need a window into their world and language. The main thrust of this Bible is to set the recorded events in their cultural context and by so doing the editors have put clear water between this Study Bible and others with the exception of the Archaeology Study Bible (Crossway) for which I also have a very high regard. Unable to add item to List. Unable to add item to List. With over 9 million copies sold, the bestselling NIV Study Bible features a stunning four-color interior with photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations. Features: The full text of the NIV Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 16, 2018. You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? I wish I had had this for all those years! Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Instead, it gives background and context, and lets you evaluate how that context should affect proper interpretation of the passage you are studying. I've been so excited to get this bible which is pretty cool because it's been a while since I've been excited about reading the bible. Finally, a real solution to why a loving God doesn't prevent genuine evil! Potpourri of Information requiring strong Christian Faith to Navigate, Reviewed in the United States on May 27, 2017. It has tons of helpful information; I am so happy to have this Bible! Lately there have been many books bringing out Hebrew culture in Jesus' day and giving further understanding to the New Testament. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2018. The color graphics, charts, and illustrations make it user-friendly. Lot's of information, picture's, quotes and notes. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Very easy to use and navigate. I had planned on purchasing several copies, but after looking at the ink, there will be no extra purchases. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings to life the ancient world of Scripture for modern readers. Discover new dimensions of insight with a behind-the-scenes tour of the ancient world. You really need a cultural background to read the Bible, and this book has more than I have ever learned in 20 years of church and Bible studies. The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. Some articles are more about non-Christian/non-Jewish religious practices and beliefs than the reader may want. Discover the forgotten origins of Christianity now. This is one of the best study Bibles I have and having taken several theology courses recently I have half-a-dozen Bibles now. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I possess a number of Study Bibles and for me the look, feel and presentation is important and this well presented NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Hardcover, Red Letter Edition is about as good as it gets. Read "NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture" by Craig S. Keener available from Rakuten Kobo. Great Christmas present for any Christian friend/family member. Features: NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NKJV Study Bible, Full-Color, eBook: The Complete Resource for Studying God’s Word, NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition, eBook, Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. It took me an hour to get through Genesis 1. The hard part is learning how to manipulate the ebook to get to the information you want. That’s what the NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. These fascinating explanations will serve to clarify your study of the Scriptures, reinforcing your confidence and bringing difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus. Yes it is somewhat large and heavy so you can not carry it on your commute incognito ! Bought Kindle version, it works perfect for me! Features: Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 1, 2017, This great book is both sobering and liberating at the same time. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 11, 2017. So I thought I'd give it a try anyway and bought it. -- Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary -- Scot McKnight NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture - Kindle edition by Keener, Craig S., Walton, John H., Keener, Craig S., Walton, John H.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Content superb, print layout — what were they thinking? Please try again. You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? Every page of this NKJV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download, Zondervan; Illustrated edition (August 23, 2016), Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits. Not a doctrinal aid like other study Bibles but does give direction spiritually at times. Once downloaded to my kindle, it kept installing and rebooting my kindle each time I clicked on this book. Every page of this NIV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Personal Size Study Bible was awarded the Christian Book Awards 2017 Bible of the Year by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association!. The NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. In so doing the Bible models how we can speak from our culture and into our culture in very fresh and missional ways. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017. Please try again. There is a degree of overlap between them but I would not wish to be without either. Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. For us to truly understand the Scriptures as they did, we need a window into their world and language. But much to my surprise, with my older eyes, I can read it just fine. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 4, 2019. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. A must for insight into bible times. Craig S. Keener, John H. … Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings to life the ancient world of Scripture for modern readers. Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. You have to remember you're in Genesis 4:5 (or Location 2768) and then go to the table of contents and navigate back. So many misunderstandings have occurred because culture was not considered or recognised. My biggest issue with this book is the Kindle version is ridiculously hard to navigate. I will be purchasing a hard copy of the book from Amazon. Well-made product material-wise. The Art of Listening Prayer: Hearing God's Voice Amidst Life's Noise. Get a paper version, Reviewed in the United States on April 6, 2017. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This study aid stays true to it's name and that it is a resource for historical/cultural conditions. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. The editors are top-notch scholars and have given their all to this effort. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? I've ordered the hardcover for this reason. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. I cannot recommend a study Bible any more than this one: Five stars! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible, The Bible Unfiltered: Approaching Scripture on Its Own Terms. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? A great study companion! Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Discover new dimensions of insight with a behind-the-scenes tour of the ancient world. Excellent study bible which helps one to understand different aspects of life from a distant era. I own the standard size print version and wanted to have a version with a somewhat larger type font. 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COUPON: RENT NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook 1st edition by Keener eBook (9780310431671) and save up to 80% on online textbooks at Chegg.com now! Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2016. The issue and complaints of lighter print on the page notes almost kept me from buying it. It's well put together, the print could be a little larger, but as there is so much information added it is a pretty heavy book so I can understand why the print is the size that it is. Please try again. This is a very cheap price for an edition of the NKJV with the additional cultural backgrounds material as a bonus. You won't believe how useful the notes are until you decide to study a topic or passage. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? They complement one another and provide a great foundation to understanding the Bible. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors which is published by Zondervan is an excellent resource. On reflection I should perhaps have opted for an imitation leather edition as in general I prefer the flexibility of a soft cover Bible over a hard one. Would recommend this study bible. This study Bible is an academic powerhouse of information from conservative contributors (both contributors are conservative--Moody and Assemblies of God histories) with latest scholarship that may not sit well with some. They are both worth their weight in gold but we are indeed fortunate that we can acquire both for little more than a meal out for two. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings to life the ancient world of Scripture for modern readers. I flipped thru and took a few photos and don't see an issue. We must not read the Bible as if it was written yesterday in our country. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God’s Purpose, God’s Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. The Bible from a Multi-Cultural Perspective, Reviewed in the United States on February 19, 2020. Find books Especially known for his work on the New Testament in its early Jewish and Greco-Roman settings, Craig is the author of award-winning IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament and the New Testament editor for the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Christian Bible History & Culture (Kindle Store), Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV), Targeted book introductions explain the context in which each book of the Bible was written, Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages, Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features, Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics, 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world, Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams in vivid color, Cross references, a concordance, indexes and other helps for Bible study, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. I am an older reader and the print is just too light to be comfortably read. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 3, 2020. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture at Amazon.com. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Please try your request again later. For us to truly understand the Scriptures as they did, we need a window into their world and language. Always useful to have more than one bible, to gain clearer understanding. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try your request again later. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. What a fantastic study bible. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Christian Bible History & Culture (Kindle Store), Complete text of the New King James Version (NKJV), Targeted book introductions explain the context in which each book of the Bible was written, Insightful and informative verse-by-verse study notes reveal new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar passages, Key Old Testament (Hebrew) and New Testament terms are explained and expanded upon in two helpful reference features, Over 300 in-depth articles on key contextual topics, 375 full-color photos, illustrations, and images from around the world, Dozens of charts, maps, and diagrams in vivid color, Cross references, a concordance, indexes and other helps for Bible study, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. It's horribly unusable. 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Jesus was a Jew. Regardless of moaning about how ‘busy’ it is, it is Recommended. So it is for people looking for the opportunity to study, not for people who want a predetermined interpretation. I bought the hard copy of the Bible , but it weighs a ton, so an ebook version is easier to hold. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels, and commentaries on Matthew, John, Acts, Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, and Revelation. I get lost in this book so easily because the cultural background info is so good. One minor irritation, which again may be personal, is that a Concordance (of sorts) has been included. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try again. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Full of info. Learn more. Text looks legible to me! On some pages, there are so many foot notes there is literally only and inch and a half of bible text! The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, with notes from Dr. John H. Walton (Wheaton College) in the Old Testament and Dr. Craig S. Keener (Asbury Theological Seminary) in the New Testament, brings the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. After reading one-star reviews some time ago about the Kindle version of this Bible, I decided not to buy it but I wanted it so bad, couldn't get it out of my mind. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. Never seen this happen and have been using kindle for years. The more I use it the more impressed I am. I cannot recommend a study Bible any more than this one: Five stars! Previous page of related Sponsored Products. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Features: NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Imitation Leather, Pink and Brown Zondervan / 2017 / Imitation Leather $42.99 Retail: $69.99 Save 39% ($27.00) Print is somewhat pale for bottom of page notes. It is said best on the back cover "see the cultural background behind each story". A Strong's or Young's Concordance is the way to go. John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. NOT COMPATIBLE WITH KINDLE (my experience was it kept reinstalling and rebooting Kindle device, never could open book). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I want to click every note, but then it's impossible to go back to where you were. Very pleased with purchased. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. I highly recommend this to anyone that wishes to learn more about the Bible ....only downside is that yes, as stated by many before the pages are super thin ! Title: NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Large Print, Hardcover Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 2400 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2017 Dimensions: 10.50 X 7.25 X 2.00 (inches) Weight: 5 pounds 1 ounce ISBN: 0310447895 ISBN-13: 9780310447894 References: Cross References: Text Color: Red Letter Text Size: 10 Point Note Size: 9 Point Thumb Index: No To my surprise and relief, it downloaded without any problems and I can open and navigate it on my Kindle with no problems at all. Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. This item has a maximum order quantity limit. Tried it on my I-Phone kindle app and it opened fine. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible not only acknowledges this but engages ordinary readers in seeing what it looks like. This version does the same for the Old Testament as well as New. Returned e-book for refund. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible not only acknowledges this but engages ordinary readers in seeing what it looks like. Would recommend purchasing "any" of his many works. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This study bible does not attempt to dictate particular interpretations of the scripture on the reader, as too many I have seen do. The directions are pretty good, but I'd prefer someone to train me. NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture | HarperCollins Christian Publishing | download | Z-Library. Christianity was once Jewish. I LOVE this Bible!!!! Please try again. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. -- Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary --This text refers to the hardcover edition. Please try again. The Scriptures include subtle culturally based nuances, undertones, and references to ancient events, literature and customs that were intuitively understood by those who first heard the texts read. The NIV text falls short in many ways but the notes and information work well as reference if you keep your Christianity intact while reading some entries. Lots of very helpful info. ... NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. The study Bible has lots of great information. I have recommended this to all my friends, Text is very readable, not sure what other reviews are talling about, Reviewed in the United States on May 10, 2017. Coloured pictures, maps, an introduction to each book of the bible & the verses explained. Of course, it is what is between the covers that matters and I am completely bowled over by the comprehensive content. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. It is of limited use. Every page of this NIV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. Every page of this NIV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. Download books for free. You might even think this is normal size and the standard size is what we might call condensed or small. The author gives exactly what is promised in the title , the background of when the scripture was written which helps put things in perspective . The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. Craig Keener has a genuine intimate relationship with Jesus. How to Teach The Bible To Children: Your Step By Step Guide To Teaching The Bible T... 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