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. 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. Please try again. Christianity was once Jewish. Full of info. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Craig S. Keener, John H. … 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. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament (IVP Bible Background Commentary Set), The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (IVP Bible Background Commentary Set), NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Archaeological Study Bible, eBook: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture, NRSV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, First-Century Study Bible, eBook: Explore Scripture in Its Jewish and Early Christian Context, NKJV Study Bible, Full-Color, eBook: The Complete Resource for Studying God’s Word. I've ordered the hardcover for this reason. Print is somewhat pale for bottom of page notes. Learn more. I get lost in this book so easily because the cultural background info is so good. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 3, 2018. You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? 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 NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible By Craig S. Keener & John H. Walton, General Editors which is published by Zondervan is an excellent resource. I cannot recommend a study Bible any more than this one: Five stars! You won't believe how useful the notes are until you decide to study a topic or passage. Bought Kindle version, it works perfect for me! Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Of course, it is what is between the covers that matters and I am completely bowled over by the comprehensive content. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Reviewed in the United States on September 7, 2016, Content is great, Kindle navigation is awful. Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2016. I had planned on purchasing several copies, but after looking at the ink, there will be no extra purchases. So I thought I'd give it a try anyway and bought it. 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) Content may be excellent, but why or why did you ruin it with the light print? Previous page of related Sponsored Products. That’s what the NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 2, 2019. So it is for people looking for the opportunity to study, not for people who want a predetermined interpretation. A bit off putting to say the least. Reviewed in the United States on September 27, 2018. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Reviewed in the United States on January 10, 2018. The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. 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!. Will really help during my bible study classes! Do not let that keep you from buying this gem. 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. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Coloured pictures, maps, an introduction to each book of the bible & the verses explained. I flipped thru and took a few photos and don't see an issue. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. 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. 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. I will be purchasing a hard copy of the book from Amazon. 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 the ancient world of Scripture to life for modern readers. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2018. This item has a maximum order quantity limit. Discover new dimensions of insight with a behind-the-scenes tour of the ancient world. This is a very cheap price for an edition of the NKJV with the additional cultural backgrounds material as a bonus. Excellent study bible which helps one to understand different aspects of life from a distant era. 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. For us to truly understand the Scriptures as they did, we need a window into their world and language. Sorry, but it ruined the whole thing for me...and my friends. There was a problem loading your book clubs. A must for insight into bible times. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. 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. However, it is very tightly packed, so hardly surprising. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. This study bible does not attempt to dictate particular interpretations of the scripture on the reader, as too many I have seen do. 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. 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! Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Content superb, print layout — what were they thinking? 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. 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. Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind even the most familiar stories of Scripture. 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. 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. This is one of the best study Bibles I have and having taken several theology courses recently I have half-a-dozen Bibles now. 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. Not a doctrinal aid like other study Bibles but does give direction spiritually at times. The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: An Introduction to Early Christianity in its Jewi... Christianity, Cults & Religions: A Side By Side Comparison Chart of 20 Cults, Relig... God Can't: How to Believe in God and Love after Tragedy, Abuse, and Other Evils. There is a degree of overlap between them but I would not wish to be without either. 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. Features: It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Lot's of information, picture's, quotes and notes. Very pleased with purchased. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) I own the standard size print version and wanted to have a version with a somewhat larger type font. We must not read the Bible as if it was written yesterday in our country. 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. 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. Craig Keener has a genuine intimate relationship with Jesus. 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. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. 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 ! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 11, 2017. That is exactly what this version provides. These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. You have to remember you're in Genesis 4:5 (or Location 2768) and then go to the table of contents and navigate back. I wish I had had this for all those years! The color graphics, charts, and illustrations make it user-friendly. Does this book contain inappropriate content? You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many details are you missing? I bought my original Cultural Backgrounds Bible as I found the extra information on the historical situation and cultural background added much to my understanding. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! This version does the same for the Old Testament as well as New. He is a contemporary of Gordon Fee (both have written some of the finest bible commentaries in our time). To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Yes it is somewhat large and heavy so you can not carry it on your commute incognito ! Expands my view a lot. The Cultural Backgrounds Personal Size Study Bible was awarded the Christian Book Awards 2017 Bible of the Year by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association!. The author gives exactly what is promised in the title , the background of when the scripture was written which helps put things in perspective . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 16, 2018. 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. Discover new dimensions of insight with a behind-the-scenes tour of the ancient world. But the only problem is, you get drawn to the foot notes rather than texts! These fascinating explanations will serve to clarify your study of the Scriptures, reinforcing your confidence and bringing difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. So many misunderstandings have occurred because culture was not considered or recognised. But it doesn’t get hung up on time periods unnecessarily. With over 9 million copies sold, the bestselling NIV Study Bible features a stunning four-color interior with photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations. I take this with me to my Wednesday night bible study at church and several others now in the group have purchased their own because it helps so much in understanding the scriptures. It's horribly unusable. Download books for free. I bought the hard copy of the Bible , but it weighs a ton, so an ebook version is easier to hold. What a fantastic study bible. Please try your request again later. I want to click every note, but then it's impossible to go back to where you were. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. 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. Some articles are more about non-Christian/non-Jewish religious practices and beliefs than the reader may want. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Find books 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. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Every page of this NKJV Bible is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of biblical times. Title: NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBook: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture - eBook Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2017 ISBN: 9780310003618 ... New Testament and the New Testament editor for the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible. Would recommend this study bible. And it is very ‘busy,’ so much is on every page. 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. Finally, a real solution to why a loving God doesn't prevent genuine evil! Tried it on my I-Phone kindle app and it opened fine. 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