Exegetical Theology and Bible Commentaries

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

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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An Excerpt from Concordia Commentary: Galatians

Concordia Publishing House is pleased to announce the release of its twenty-sixth volume in the Concordia Commentary series: Galatians, by Dr. A. Andrew Das. In modern Pauline scholarship, the ultimate insult is to label an approach “Lutheran.” Most scholars presume that when it comes to the interpretation of Galatians, Luther got it wrong. Although confessional(…)

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Festschrift Honors the Rev. Dr. Dean Wenthe

As professor, pastor, and president, Christ has always been at the center of Dean Orrin Wenthe’s confession and practice. His clarity of thought and charity of heart has encouraged and in­spired his parishioners, colleagues, and, especially, students entering the pastoral min­istry in coming to a deeper understanding of their Lord Christ. Written in honor of(…)

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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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Ancient Biblical Coins

Dr. James Voelz of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, brought a selection of ancient coins to Concordia Publishing House to be photographed for his forthcoming Concordia Commentary on Mark 1:1–8:26 (available December 2013). These coins are microcosms of the history, politics, and culture that formed the context for our Lord’s ministry, as recorded in the Gospels.(…)

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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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See us in St. Louis at the “Day of Exegetical Reflection”

The “Day of Exegetical Reflection” at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2012) presents an opportunity to reflect on the unified message of the canonical Scriptures. This year the focus is on how Christ is portrayed in the Old Testament. CPH editor Dr. Christopher Mitchell will be at the conference, and looks forward to(…)

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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

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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