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Helmut Koester

Helmut Koester (1926–2016) was John H. Morison Research Professor of Divinity and Winn Research Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Chair of the New Testament Board of the Hermeneia commentary series. He was editor of numerous volumes in the Hermeneia series as well as Cities of Paul: Images and Interpretations from the Harvard New Testament and Archaeology Project on CD-ROM (2004, 978-0-8006-3673-9) and author of Paul and His World: Interpreting the New Testament in Its Context (2007, 978-0-8006-3890-0).

Book List

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December 1, 2013

This is the second volume of François Bovon's three-volume commentary on the Gospel of Luke, covering the narration of Jesus' travel on the road to Jerusalem...

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November 1, 2012

François Bovon's magisterial commentary on the Gospel of Luke is justly renowned for its combination of judicious historical and literary treatment of the Evangelist's...

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October 15, 2007
Helmut Koester, one of today's foremost New Testament scholars, offers a lifetime's insights into the message of the historical Jesus and the traditions,...
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February 9, 2007

The birth narrative, the baptism and temptation of Jesus, the beginnings of his Galilean ministry, and the Sermon on the Mount are all brilliantly illumined by...

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May 29, 2002

This is the first of a three-volume commentary on the Gospel of Luke, covering the birth narratives through the Galilean ministry of Jesus. The introduction...

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January 26, 2001

This is the second of a three-volume commentary on the gospel of Matthew from Europe's leading Matthew scholar. Volume 1 Matthew 1-7 was previously published...

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July 26, 1999

Extremely popular in its time, The Shepherd of Hermas is a second-century work often used for instruction of catechumens, and in fact, is widely regarded as...

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January 1, 1989

The first major and comprehensive English- language commentary on Hebrews in over fifty years. Presents a balanced and richly documented interpretation.

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January 1, 1989

There are many English commentaries on these letters, but none so replete with quotations (some quite extensive) from extra-biblical materials, whether...

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January 1, 1988

A distinguished contribution to New Testament scholarship . . . Represents a classic position that must be taken into account by all other interpreters.

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January 1, 1988

Lohse gives the reader solid interpretation and access to other scholars' efforts.

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January 1, 1985

This book belongs on the shelf of every minister who takes seriously the history and theology of the early church. Buy a copy—and read it.