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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.47 Stars

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On 10/12 Snickerdoodle wrote: The Cultural Background Study Bible is a Bible that contains a lot of information about the times in which the various sections were  written.  It has many pictures, maps and diagrams, and of course, commentary.  The Bible is pretty large and heavy, but that is to be expected ... Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

Snickerdoodle's Rating:

1 Stars

On 10/6 Brenda Casto wrote: Hardcover: 2400 pagesPublisher: Zondervan; Special ed. edition (August 23, 2016)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0310431581ISBN-13: 978-0310431589ou’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is ... Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible NIV

Brenda's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/28 Mary Miller wrote: This study Bible is based on the understanding the importance of context…and context is key.. Many Biblical scholars say this is key to understanding the Bible…my husband is one of those scholars. So of course I had him look at it and give me his honest opinion. I have used it to study now for ... Book Review :NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors

Mary's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/28 Ravenaier wrote: Title: NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study BibleAuthor/Editor: Craig S Keener, John WaltonSeries: NonePublisher: ZondervanPublished Date: August 23, 2016ISBN: 9780310431589Pages: 2400Genre: study bibleBible Translation: New International VersionBuy it Link: Amazon | ZondervanSynopsis: You’ve heard ... #REVIEW: NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

Ravenaier's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/26 Matthew Lloyd wrote: I have often found that people are reading their Bible, but they do not take time to consider the culture in which the words were written. Rather than seeking to hear the words through their original culture, we tend to read it from our modern vantage point. This can sometimes lead to confusion and even ... We Could Use Some Culture

Matthew's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/22 Sandi wrote: I believe the “cultural” part in my opinion is kind of minimal at the beginning of each book. Maybe I’m missing something but it is just a quick synopsis although it does help understand more of what may have been happening during the time. I focused on the book of Esther because that is what ... A nice study bible

Sandi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/20 Dan Greegor wrote: When a Bible is read it is often done through the lense of the reader. This is not a bad thing unless the lense of the reader is understanding something that is not there. This happens more than realized because our cultural dictates how we understand something we read. It is the same with the Bible. The ... Becoming More Culturally Relevant

Dan Greegor's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/15 wordmachine wrote: This NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible contains many features. It allows readers to immerse themselves in the culture, everyday life, literature, and geography of the people to whom the Bible was originally written through articles, study notes, charts, maps, timelines, etc. The beginning pages include: Presented ... Speciality / Study Bible Review: NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

wordmachine's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/11 Prairie Sky Book Reviews wrote: I was thrilled to be able to review the “Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible”. After having my interest piqued several months ago to learn more of the historical and cultural context surrounding Biblical events, I was eager to learn more, and the “Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible” provided me with ... Understand Scripture in a Whole New Way!

Prairie Sky Book Reviews' Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/11 Dr. Jeff Krupinski wrote: The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible: Bringing To Life The Ancient World Of Scripture, published by Zondervan is a Bible that strives to bring life into familiar Bible stories. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Bible is filled with insights/explanations into Biblical customs, culture, and literature ... The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

Dr. Jeff's Rating:

5 Stars