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April 11, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Killed Jesus? The Historical Context of Jesus’ Crucifixion
Much of the scholarly discussion about the circumstances of Jesus’ death relates to the question of who was responsible for his arrest and...
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March 21, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
6 Major Themes in the Johannine Epistles and the Story of God
A few years ago, Zondervan Academic launched a new commentary series to explain and illuminate Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story...
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December 14, 2016 | ZA Blog
Why Are Jesus' Genealogies in Matthew and Luke Different?
The birth narratives in both Matthew and Luke help answer the question, “Who is Jesus and where did he come from?” One of the ways each book...
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September 19, 2016 | ZA Blog
10 New Online Courses Announced
Whatever you want to learn—and however you desire to grow—we want to make sure there’s an online course for you. That’s why, in addition to...
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September 7, 2016 | ZA Blog
What Language Did Jesus Speak?
Have you ever wondered what language Jesus spoke? Let’s take a closer look. What Languages Were Spoken in First-century Palestine? Befo...
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May 17, 2016 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does Genesis 12:1–3 Mean, Why Does It Matter?
Earlier this year, we released another volume in the landmark The Story of God Bible Commentary series, written by none other than vener...
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February 22, 2016 | ZA Blog
What Happened Between the Old and New Testaments? 4 Things You Need to Know to Read the New Testament Well
Have you ever wondered what happened between the Old and New Testaments? If you’ve ever flipped from the last page of the Old Testament t...
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December 10, 2015 | Jeremy Bouma
Top 12 Biblical-Theological Posts in 2015
The end of the year provides us two opportunities: to remember the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to reflect upon what we'v...
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June 24, 2015 | Jeremy Bouma
Bible Interpreters Need to Remember Scripture Isn't Fragmented
[embed width="680" height="383"][/embed] (Can't see the video? Watch it here) What book, person, o...
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June 10, 2015 | ZA Blog
5 Steps to Understanding Any Biblical Text: The Interpretive Journey from "Grasping God's Word"
How can we know what the Bible means? This extract from Grasping God's Word may serve as a quick guide to "the interpretive journey." This ...
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July 8, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
Exegesis and Hermeneutics: The Bible Interpreter's Two Most Important Tasks
“The test of good interpretations is that it makes good sense of what is written.” (22) For 33 years that guiding principle has sat at th...
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December 12, 2013 | ZA Blog
Christianity Today's 2014 Book Award for Biblical Studies: "Paul and Union with Christ" by Con Campbell
Congratulations to Constantine Campbell, who's just been awarded the 2014 Christianity Today Book Award in Biblical Studies for his book...
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