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Mark 1:1–8:26 — Concordia Commentary

Mark 1:1–8:26 — Concordia Commentary

About this Volume: The reign of God has come in Jesus Christ, but in hiddenness, in humility and lowliness. Jesus came to serve and give his life as a ransom for many (10:45). Jesus promised a triumphant revelation of himself after the cross (14:28), but within Mark (ending at 16:8) the disciples do not yet(…)

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Questions and Answers with Dr. A. Andrew Das

Questions and Answers with Dr. A. Andrew Das

Dr. A. Andrew Das took some time to reflect on his Galatians commentary. Read on to learn what led him to this writing, what he thinks about modern Pauline scholarship, and how he hopes his commentary will be influential. How did you become interested in studying Galatians? In 1992 J. Louis Martyn taught a seminar on(…)

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Galatians: A Rare Glimpse into Early Christianity

Galatians: A Rare Glimpse into Early Christianity

The apostle Paul wrote a passionate letter to the Galatians, offering a rare glimpse into the early history of the emerging Christian movement. At the center of debate is whether Gentile Christians should be compelled to obey the Law of Moses, or if justification is purely by grace. A. Andrew Das delivers an informed and(…)

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New from CPH: An Introduction to the Old Testament

New from CPH: An Introduction to the Old Testament

“A readable, but scholarly, up-to-date introductory textbook for Old Testament study.” —Joel D. Heck, ThD, Professor of Theology, Concordia University Texas Dr. R. Reed Lessing and Dr. Andrew E. Steinmann have completed a comprehensive isagogics textbook that examines and explores each book of the Old Testament. Dr. Lessing talked to us about how the Old(…)

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Concordia Commentary on the Johannine Epistles Available Now

Concordia Commentary on the Johannine Epistles Available Now

CPH is pleased to announce the release of the twenty-third volume in the Concordia Commentary series, available now. The new commentary covers 1, 2, and 3 John. These epistles represent the singular voice of an extraordinary theologian. John, the last living apostle, writes to his “children.” For decades John has served as the elder father(…)

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Steinmann named Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew

Steinmann named Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew

CPH wishes to congratulate Dr. Andrew Steinmann on being named Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew at Concordia University Chicago. Steinmann, a prolific author and speaker, has contributed greatly to the Church through his many books and articles. As a full-time professor of Hebrew, Steinmann keeps busy with his students, writings, and radio guest spots.(…)

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Concordia Editor Celebrates 25 Years in the Ministry

Concordia Editor Celebrates 25 Years in the Ministry

With thanksgiving to God, CPH celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ordination of Rev. Christopher W. Mitchell (B.S., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D.). Rev. Mitchell serves as CPH editor for the Concordia Commentary series. Previous to his arrival at CPH, Rev. Mitchell served as a pastor in Minnesota. The following interview provides a brief introduction to a(…)

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