The Grove Biblical series aims to make the best in current thinking about the Bible and its application accessible to those teaching and preaching in the local church. New titles come out every March, June, September and December. The Biblical Studies Bulletin is included free with subscriptions to the Biblical series. It includes news relating to biblical studies, information on commentaries and book and software reviews.
This clear study outlines the New Perspective, evaluates whether it is a threat or a help, and sets out a fresh understanding of Paul and his theology. It is an essential guide for anyone wanting to get to grips with Paul's teaching in the light of recent study.
This timely study engages fully with difficult questions by paying attention to the texts themselves. It shows how ambivalent the Old Testament actually is about warfare, and offers some reflections on how we read the Old Testament in the light of the New.
Is there hatred of the Jews in the pages of the New Testament? This study looks carefully at the arguments, at the language of the texts themselves, and at the Jewish contexts of Jesus, Paul and the gospels to offer a positive answer to the accusations.
This expert but accessible guide looks at the nature of the book itself, how it can be read with integrity - seen as a whole and connected with the reality of living - and concludes with comments on preaching Proverbs today.
This booklet offers an appraisal and suggests a way forward in the form of six proposals about interpreting the New Testament. It argues that we must take biblical theology as seriously as biblical exegesis if Scripture is to become the word of God to the church today.
This clear study shows how a variety of interpretative approaches shed considerable light on these passages. It shows the theological significance of the visions, and includes suggestions for preaching on them.
This study considers the Commandments themselves in their context in Scripture, and examines ways in which they may be taught faithfully as an important part of the scriptural resources for Christian moral thinking.
This clear and careful study shows the very different nature of the biblical material on the two issues, and the different results of applying consistent biblical principles. It offers a significant and eirenic contribution to both debates, as well as highlighting some important principles of interpretation.
Working from both the nature of the Bible and the situation of children today, this study argues that we should be putting our teaching in the context of the 'big story' of the Bible, and be faithful to the variety of ways in which the Bible itself teaches.