The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
These widely-acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional tools for theologians and instructors, seminary and university students, working ministers, and everyone who wants to build theological understanding from the best of biblical scholarship.
Each WBC commentary begins with an introduction that establishes important issues about the biblical text’s context, date, authorship, composition, interpretive issues, purpose, and theology.
Next, each section of the commentary includes:
Each volume ends with a General Bibliography containing all sources used in the commentary.
Download a free selection from Bill Mounce’s commentary on the Pastoral Epistles. Here you will see Mounce’s analyze Paul's greeting and the Ephesian problem in 1 Timothy 1:1-7. You will get a sense of how the WBC series approaches biblical interpretation, and see the kinds of insights you will gain from these resources.