New Testament Commentary Survey PDF ☆ New Testament

This much anticipated sixth edition of New Testament Commentary Survey offers students and pastors an updated look into available resources on the New Testament Pastors, seminarians, and theology students will eagerly welcome this invaluable tool into their biblical studies libraries In this succinct yet thorough survey, Carson examines sets, one volume commentaries, and New Testament introductions and theologies, before offering extensive comments on the available offerings for each New Testament book, noting intended audience, levels of difficulty, and theological perspective He records the publisher, price, and current publication status, identifies those texts he considers overpriced, and advises readers when to delay purchase for forthcoming works The book concludes with a useful Best Buys section where Carson indicates the most valuable works for each individual New Testament book New Testament Commentary Survey

About the Author: D.A. Carson

D.A Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois He has been at Trinity since 1978 Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two years as academic dean He has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry in Canada and the United Kingdom Carson received the Bachelor of Science in chemistry from McGill University, the Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto, and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Cambridge Carson is an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings around the world He has written or edited about sixty books He is a founding member and currently president of The Gospel Coalition Carson and his wife, Joy, reside in Libertyville, Illinois They have two adult children.

10 thoughts on “New Testament Commentary Survey

  1. Jacob Aitken Jacob Aitken says:

    Despite the boring sounding title, this little book reads like a joke book Carson abandons all pretensions at scholarly neutrality and begins ridiculing all the commentaries he doesn t like I read it the first time for information I read it the second and third time for laughs.

  2. John Kaess John Kaess says:

    In my review i ll be comparing and contrasting Old Testament Commentary Survey by Longman 5 stars and New Testament Commentary Survey by Carson 4 stars Both books seek to accomplish the same thing Help you decide which Bible Commentaries are well written, thorough, and useful for the reader depending on that person s role Scholar vs Pastor vs Layman so that th

  3. An Te An Te says:

    These are commentaries selections from scholar, DA Carson, on the New Testament books and epistles It is a helpful survey to orient the wealth of literature in this area Read it firstly for guidance Reading it a second time, it s rather funny with his witticisms and somewhat unscholarly preferences certain commentaries over others It d be nice to know indetail wh

  4. James Catoe James Catoe says:

    This book was given to me by a friend who knew I wanted the best Biblical commentaries available for study This resource lists numerous commentaries by their book s and are categorized according to their approach to study Such asTechnical, Application, Languages etc This has been an invaluable resource that has aiding me toaccurately preach and teach God s Word.

  5. Matt Pitts Matt Pitts says:

    Have you ever looked at the host of commentaries available on a particular book of the NT and wished you could ask a first rate NT scholar what he thought about each of them Most of us will never have that kind of direct access, but Carson s New Testament Commentary Survey comes pretty close D A Carson is without question one of the most prolific and respected NT schol

  6. Ben Ben says:

    An invaluable resource for any serious student of the Bible Granted you are getting the opinion of one man, he happens to be one of the best Biblical scholars I have met This book is simply D A Carson s review of virtually every commentary available for any book of the N.T I am also convinced that he has read every one of the commentaries which is a little scary A brillia

  7. James James says:

    I have used this survey since seminary and find it helpful in laying out the strengths and weaknesses My current version is bundled in my Logos Bible Software, which is helpful because it hyperlinks to commentaries I happen to have there.I don t currently own the companion volume to this, Tremper Longman s Old Testament Commentary Survey In many ways I think that is superior

  8. Samuel Samuel says:

    The book itself is very helpful, even if one gets the feeling it has been written at breakneck speed Certainly the comments on the top commentaries are very helpful Other commentaries and supplementary works are sometimes treated with such brevity that their survey is hardly helpful.Reading the preface s , and indeed the book itself, could give one the impression that D.A Carso

  9. Gregory Rose Gregory Rose says:

    I think the New Testament Commentary Survey by D A Carson is an important resource for those who study and teach the New Testament, particularly those of us who are not full time academics, and cannot easily keep up with the ever increasing number of commentaries I am thankful that Dr Carson has been so faithful in updating this survey, and thathas added a Kindle Edition Before sp

  10. Geo Philips Geo Philips says:

    This updated version of the standard evangelical commentary survey on the New Testament has enough changes from the previous edition to make it worth a look.Significantly, newer series such as the ZECNT and newer volumes in the Pillar, New International Commentary on the NT and Baker sets are covered Some of his recommendations are changed from the previous edition In due time, BestC

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