Teach the Text Commentary Series

"Teach the Text

is the kind of commentary I have wanted for a long time. It deals with the kinds of questions that busy pastors have to ask and answer in order to preach the Scriptures every week. I commend it to those of you who are in that kind of ministry." — Haddon Robinson

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Focused Biblical Scholarship to Teach the Text Effectively


Meet the General Editors

Mark L. Strauss
John H. Walton




Mark L. Strauss and John H. Walton

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Why another commentary series?

That was the question the general editors posed when Baker Books asked us to produce this series. Is there something that we can offer to pastors and teachers that is not currently being offered by other commentary series, or that can be offered in a more helpful way? After carefully researching the needs of pastors who teach the text on a weekly basis, we concluded that yes, more can be done; this commentary is carefully designed to fill an important gap…

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The Commentaries

A total of 35 volumes are planned, covering all of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation. The first volumes now available are Romans, Job, and 1 & 2 Samuel.

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