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Ephesians: A Commentary (New Testament Library) by Stephen E. Fowl
Galatians (New Testament Library) by Martinus C. De Boer
Hebrews: A Commentary (New Testament Library) by Luke Timothy Johnson
John: A Commentary (New Testament Library) by Marianne Meye Thompson
Luke: A Commentary (New Testament Library) by John T. Carroll

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Recommendations

  1. Matthew (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament) by Charles H. Talbert (2010)
  2. The Justification of Gentiles: Paul's Letters to the Galatians and Romans by Hendrikus Boers (1994)
  3. Hebrews: A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible) by Harold W. Attridge (1989)
  4. Isaiah (Old Testament Library) by Brevard S. Childs (2001)
  5. Colossians: A Commentary by Jerry L. Sumney (2008)
  6. Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory: The New Testament Apostle in the Early Church by Markus Bockmuehl (2012)
  7. Acts: An Exegetical Commentary: 3:1-14:28 by Craig S. Keener (2013)
  8. Constructing Jesus: Memory, Imagination, and History by Jr. Dale C. Allison (2010)
  9. Mark for Everyone by Tom Wright (2001)
  10. Hebrews : A New Translation With Introduction and Commentary (Anchor Bible. V. 36.) by Craig Koester (2001)
  11. New Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors by Gordon D. Fee (1983)
  12. Acts: An Exegetical Commentary: Introduction and 1:1--2:47 by Craig S. Keener (2012)
  13. Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers by Michael J. Gorman (2000)
  14. Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors by Douglas K. Stuart (1980)
  15. Mark (Ntl): A Commentary (New Testament Library) (New Testament Library) by M. Eugene Boring (2006)

Series description

This is a publishers series of the Westminster John Knox Press, including many books which were first published elsewhere. Please see http://www.librarything.com/publisher... .
The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text.

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