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Exploring Genesis: An Expository Commentary

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The book of beginnings, Genesis is foundational to understanding the grand themes of Scripture: the world, man, sin, the nations. In this God-centered, scholarly commentary, John Phillips brings Genesis to life verse by verse as he addresses questions, explains Hebrew words, details background information, and references other passages of Scripture for fuller understanding. His writing has substance and style—appropriate for both the scholar and the layman.

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Overview

The book of beginnings, Genesis is foundational to understanding the grand themes of Scripture: the world, man, sin, the nations. In this God-centered, scholarly commentary, John Phillips brings Genesis to life verse by verse as he addresses questions, explains Hebrew words, details background information, and references other passages of Scripture for fuller understanding. His writing has substance and style—appropriate for both the scholar and the layman.

"This series has features that will make it a favorite of Bible students: detailed alliterative outline; notes about the authorship; straightforward interpretation of the text; practical application."

—Bookstore Journal

"John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, . . . cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation."

—Moody Magazine

"Well-outlined and illustrated. . . . Will hold the interest of lay readers and will provide Sunday School teachers and preachers much material."

—John Kohlenberger III

"In the style that has commended him to numbers of Bible-loving people, [Dr.] Phillips deals with . . . biblical exposition in a Christ-honoring, easily-read style."

—The Baptist Bulletin

John Phillips received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He served as assistant director of the Moody Correspondence School as well as director of the Emmaus Correspondence School, one of the world’s largest Bible correspondence ministries. He also taught in the Moody Evening School and on the institute’s radio network. Now retired, Dr. Phillips remains active in his writing and preaching. He and his wife, Betty, live in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825434884
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Series: John Phillips Commentary Series, The
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 815,547
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Phillips served as assistant director of the Moody Correspondence School as well as director of the Emmaus Correspondence School, one of the world’s largest Bible correspondence ministries. He also taught in the Moody Evening School and on the Moody Broadcasting radio network.
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