Biblical Theology Study Bible Review

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This NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible covers the full text of the New International Version Bible and is edited by D.A Carson, T. Desmond Alexander, Richard Hess, Douglas J. Moo and Assistant Editor Andy Naselli who is an Associate Professor at the Minneapolis New Testament and Theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary. He is also an elder serving in the Bethlehem Baptist Church there.

Biblical Theology Study Bible Review

The Study Bible was previously published under the name “NIV Zondervan Study Bible”. The Bible is constructed in a way that allows its readers to look at the individual themes and stories in scripture while allowing them to see how each of these fit together to show a larger view of the Bible as a whole.

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If you are looking for a study Bible that will help you to unfold the Bible then this is a great option to choose. It starts out with three articles that introduce the reader to Biblical theology and also includes another 25 articles that help to unpack the scriptures key themes. Each book is preceded by an introduction that the reader will find to be very helpful. In addition to that each section has an introduction as well to ensure an in-depth explanation of what lies ahead in one’s reading journey. There are additional verse by verse study notes that will help the reader to understand different parts of scripture in a more in-depth manner.

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Key Features of the Biblical Theology Study Bible

The Biblical Theology Study Bible’s detailed verse by verse commentaries are definitely one of the high points of this study Bible. With over 20,000 commentary notes you can expect the type of thoroughness that will ensure a fulfilled experience. You can expect clarity for all those passages that you have always found hard to understand.

The concordance on this version of the study Bible is quite detailed. You will even find it to be more detailed than those found in other study Bibles.

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The study Bible includes charts, indexes, and maps. It includes detailed visual aids that help in making the study Bible more informative. The comprehensive detail of the additional content is amazing! They also help you to better retain what you learn as you go through the various sections of the Bible.

Comparing this Biblical Theology Study Bible to its predecessor the Zondervan NIV study Bible you will find that the figures and text are identical. This version has improved in terms of how the information is presented.

This newer version has a larger font so it is more readable while the Bible itself is easier to carry around. It is lighter in weight thanks to thinner pages and better use of each page.

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Pros:

  • Detailed verse commentaries and notes
  • Practical and theological application of passages included
  • The historical context of passages included
  • Beautiful, full color, high-resolution maps help to boost your study experience
  • Charts to help with comparing and studying passages
  • Easy to read “Zondervan NIV Comfort Print® typeface”
  • Includes two ribbon markers so you can always start where you left off
  • Full NIV text
  • Commentaries are written by reputable authors including Kevin DeYoung and Tim Keller
  • Compiled by over 60 reputable contributors
  • Comprehensive Concordance and Cross-references
  • 2000 commentaries
  • 90+ maps
  • 60+ charts
  • Book introductions
  • Section introductions

Cons:

  • Comfort print is small and may be difficult for older folks to read for an extended period. (Go with larger prints if you can.)
  • A bit heavy to walk around with at 4.2 lbs. when compared to standard Bibles.

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