This commentary is likely to become one of the standard mid-length scholarly treatments of Hebrews.
The Expository Times
This commentary provides a thorough yet accessible treatment of Hebrews that will serve both specialists and nonspecialists well. The thought world of Hebrews can seem strange to many, but M.’s work opens up the text in an engaging manner that invites continued exploration of a fascinating New Testament work.
[S]ucceeds in demystifying the strange world encountered in Hebrews without distorting its message. Very few commentaries on this rich composition provide the same breadth of analysis in the same amount of space.
Catholic Biblical Quarterly
[Mitchell] follows the helpful format of this fine series . . . including a fresh translation with annotation of key points, and then a more synthetic exposition of the meaning of the text.
The Bible Today
The beauty of the Letter to Hebrews is inseparable from its complexityto save the one while explaining the other is the principal challenge to the interpreter. Alan Mitchell meets that challenge superbly by telling us complicated things simply, without a trace of condescension.
Wayne A. Meeks, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut