The New Jerome Biblical Commentary / Edition 3

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Overview

This reference book is a compact commentary on the entire Bible that readers can use to familiarize themselves with the methods and paths followed by biblical scholars. It features current theories on dating, historical reconstruction, and archaeological information. Contemporary perspectives and topical articles of an introductory nature include Hermeneutics, Canonicity, Old Testament themes, and coverage of biblical theology. Additional commentary includes articles on Jesus, the early Church, Gnosticism, and the subapostolic church. Especially for seminarians and clergy who require a commentary on the Scriptures both during their formal study of theology and for preaching in their ministry. Also, for those interested in religion and theology on all levels and feel the need for an adequate background in the Bible.

A basic reference that provides concise commentary on the Bible.

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**** About the first edition (1968) Sheehy observes: "an important work...by Roman Catholic scholars". That edition is also recommended by BCL3. Two-thirds of the material here is new, with an enlarged topical section that includes new articles on Jesus and the early Church. All commentaries and topical articles have been revised and rewritten, with new data incorporated into the presentation reflecting recent archeological findings, manuscript discoveries and publications, and other data resulting in fresh perspectives. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780138598365
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 11/15/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1475
  • Sales rank: 435,072
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to The New Jerome Biblical Commentary, Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini, S.J.

Foreword to The Jerome Biblical Commentary (1968), Augustin Cardinal Bea, S.J.

Preface.

Contributors.

Abbreviations, Transliterations.

I. THE OLD TESTAMENT.

1. Introduction to the Pentateuch, Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

2. Genesis, Richard J. Clifford, S.J.; Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

3. Exodus, Richard J. Clifford, S.J.

4. Leviticus, Roland J. Faley, T.O.R.

5. Numbers, Conrad E. L'Heureux.

6. Deuteronomy, Joseph Blenkinsopp.

7. Joshua, Michael David Coogan.

8. Judges, M. O'Connor.

9. 1-2 Samuel, Antony F. Campbell, S.J.; James W. Flanagan.

10. 1-2 Kings, Jerome T. Walsh; Christopher T. Begg.

11. Introduction to Prophetic Literature, Bruce Vawter, C.M.

12. Hebrew Poetry, Aloysius Fitzgerald, F.S.C.

13. Amos, Michael L. Barré, S.S.

14. Hosea, Dennis J. McCarthy, S.J.; Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

15. Isaiah 1-39, Joseph Jensen, O.S.B.; William H. Irwin, C.S.B.

16. Micah, Léo Laberge, O.M.I.

17. Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Thomas P. Wahl, O.S.B.; Irene Nowell, O.S.B.; Anthony R. Ceresko, O.S.F.S.

18. Jeremiah, Guy P. Couturier, C.S.C.

19. Old Testament Apocalypticism and Eschatology, John J. Collins.

20. Ezekiel, Lawrence Boadt, C.S.P.

21. Deutero-Isaiah and Trito-Isaiah, Carroll Stuhlmueller, C.P.

22. Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Aelred Cody, O.S.B.

23. The Chronicler: 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Robert North, S.J.

24. Joel, Obadiah, Elias D. Mallon.

25. Daniel, Louis F. Hartman, C.SS.R.; Alexander A. Di Lella, O.F.M.

26. 1-2 Maccabees, Neil J. McEleney, C.S.P.

27. Introduction to Wisdom Literature, Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

28. Proverbs, Thomas P. McCreesh, O.P.

29. Canticle of Canticles, Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

30. Job, R. A. F. MacKenzie, S.J.; Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.

31. Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth), Addison G. Wright, S.S.

32. Sirach, Alexander A. Di Lella, O.F.M.

33. Wisdom, Addison G. Wright, S.S.

34. Psalms, John S. Kselman, S.S.; Michael L. Barré, S.S.

35. Ruth, Alice L. Laffey.

36. Lamentations, Michael D. Guinan, O.F.M.

37. Baruch, Aloysius Fitzgerald, F.S.C.

38. Tobit, Judith, Esther, Irene Nowell, O.S.B.; Toni Craven; Demetrius Dumm, O.S.B.

39. Jonah, Anthony R. Ceresko, O.S.F.S.

II. THE NEW TESTAMENT AND TOPICAL ARTICLES.

40. Synoptic Problem, Frans Neirynck.

41. The Gospel According to Mark, Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.

42. The Gospel According to Matthew. Benedict T. Viviano, O.P.

43. The Gospel According to Luke, Robert J. Karris, O.F.M.

44. Acts of the Apostles, Richard J. Dillon.

45. Introduction to the New Testament Epistles, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

46. The First Letter to the Thessalonians, Raymond F. Collins.

47. The Letter to the Galatians, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

48. The Letter to the Philippians, Brendan Byrne, S.J.

49. The First Letter to the Corinthians, Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, O.P.

50. The Second Letter to the Corinthians, Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, O.P.

51. The Letter to the Romans, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

52. The Letter to Philemon, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

53. The Second Letter to the Thessalonians, Charles Homer Giblin, S.J.

54. The Letter to the Colossians, Maurya P. Horgan.

55. The Letter to the Ephesians, Paul J. Kobelski.

56. The Pastoral Letters, Robert A. Wild, S.J.

57. The First Epistle of Peter, William J. Dalton, S.J.

58. The Epistle of James, Thomas W. Leahy, S.J.

59. The Epistle of Jude, Jerome H. Neyrey, S.J.

60. The Epistle to the Hebrews, Myles M. Bourke.

61. The Gospel According to John, Pheme Perkins.

62. The Johannine Epistles, Pheme Perkins.

63. The Apocalypse (Revelation), Adela Yarbro Collins.

64. The Second Epistle of Peter, Jerome H. Neyrey, S.J.

65. Inspiration, Raymond F. Collins.

66. Canonicity, Raymond E. Brown, S.S.; Raymond F. Collins.

67. Apocrypha: Dead Sea Scrolls; Other Jewish Literature, Raymond E. Brown, S.S.; Pheme Perkins; Anthony J. Saldarini.

68. Text and Versions, Raymond E. Brown S.S.; D.W. Johnson, S.J.; Kevin G. O'Connell, S.J.

69. Modern Old Testament Criticism, Alexa Suelzer, S.P.; John S. Kselman, S.S.

70. Modern New Testament Criticism, John S. Kselman S.S.; Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.

71. Hermeneutics, Raymond E. Brown S.S.; Sandra M. Schneiders, I.H.M.

72. Church Pronouncements, Raymond E. Brown S.S.; Thomas Aquinas Collins, O.P.

73. Biblical Geography, Raymond E. Brown S.S.; Robert North, S.J.

74. Biblical Archaeology, Robert North, S.J.; Philip J. King.

75. A History of Israel, Addison G. Wright, S.S.; Roland E. Murphy, O.Carm.; Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

76. Religious Institutions of Israel, John J. Castelot; Aelred Cody, O.S.B.

77. Aspects of Old Testament Thought, John L. McKenzie.

78. Jesus, John P. Meier.

79. Paul, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

80. Early Church, Raymond E. Brown S.S.; Carolyn Osiek, R.S.C.J.; Pheme Perkins.

81. Aspects of New Testament Thought, Raymond E. Brown, S.S.; John R. Donahue, S.J.; Donald Senior, C.P.; Adela Yarbro Collins.

82. Pauline Theology, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.

83. Johannine Theology, Francis J. Moloney, S.D.B.

Suggested Basic Bibliography.

Index.

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