Bible scholars and church leaders endorse

Heb_front_coverHEBREWS: Ancient Encouragement for Believers Today

by EDWARD WILLIAM FUDGE

willimon

A strong, theologically-informed exposition

"Fudge's commentary is a strong, theologically-informed exposition of one of the most challenging -- and ultimately encouraging -- books of the New Testament, that will be of especial help to preachers seeking to encourage contemporary believers."

 

WILL WILLIMON, Bishop, The United Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama. His Blog

2015-01-08T07:30:22+00:00

WILL WILLIMON, Bishop, The United Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama. His Blog

willimon
“Fudge’s commentary is a strong, theologically-informed exposition of one of the most challenging — and ultimately encouraging — books of the New Testament, that will be of especial help to preachers seeking to encourage contemporary believers.”  
capes

Readable, elegant prose

"Despite the great cloud of unknowns swirling about the book of Hebrews, Edward Fudge masterfully distills modern scholarly discussions into readable, elegant prose, putting top-shelf scholarship at eye-level, making it available to all. Saturated in covenant language and adept in biblical and non-biblical sources, Fudge is uniquely qualified to help his readers appreciate the rhetoric, heed the warnings and follow in the steps of the true saints."

DAVID B. CAPES, Professor in Christianity, Interim Dean of Honors College, Houston Baptist University homepage

2015-01-08T07:32:56+00:00

DAVID B. CAPES, Professor in Christianity, Interim Dean of Honors College, Houston Baptist University homepage

capes
“Despite the great cloud of unknowns swirling about the book of Hebrews, Edward Fudge masterfully distills modern scholarly discussions into readable, elegant prose, putting top-shelf scholarship at eye-level, making it available to all. Saturated in covenant language and adept in biblical and non-biblical sources, Fudge is uniquely qualified to help his readers appreciate the rhetoric, View Full →
kistemaker

I heartily recommend this commentary

"Written by a scholar for lay people, this volume presents an interpretation that is clear and transparent. I heartily recommend this commentary as true to Scripture and balanced in explanation of Hebrews."

SIMON J. KISTEMAKER, Professor of New Testament Emeritus, Reformed Theological Seminary homepage

2015-01-08T07:35:02+00:00

SIMON J. KISTEMAKER, Professor of New Testament Emeritus, Reformed Theological Seminary homepage

kistemaker
“Written by a scholar for lay people, this volume presents an interpretation that is clear and transparent. I heartily recommend this commentary as true to Scripture and balanced in explanation of Hebrews.”
fleer

Essential preparations for preaching Hebrews

"Edward Fudge promises reverent scholarship written for serious Bible students who seek scholarly content in non-technical terms. He holds true to his promise on every page. This book should be within arm's reach for every preacher, elder, Bible class teacher and student. I've just added this book to my short list of essential preparations for preaching Hebrews."

 

DAVID FLEER, Special Asst. to the President, Professor of Bible and Communication, Director, Annual Conference on Preaching, Lipscomb University. Bio

2015-01-08T07:37:00+00:00

DAVID FLEER, Special Asst. to the President, Professor of Bible and Communication, Director, Annual Conference on Preaching, Lipscomb University. Bio

fleer
“Edward Fudge promises reverent scholarship written for serious Bible students who seek scholarly content in non-technical terms. He holds true to his promise on every page. This book should be within arm’s reach for every preacher, elder, Bible class teacher and student. I’ve just added this book to my short list of essential preparations for View Full →
bartlett2 (1)

I am happy to commend to students and pastors alike

"The Epistle to the Hebrews provides one of the most original theological perspectives in the New Testament, and one of the least accessible. Edward Fudge goes a very long way toward aiding its accessibility. Through his study of the text, his attention to the long history of interpretation of this writing and his own wise pastoral applications, Fudge has written a guide to Hebrews that I am happy to commend to students and pastors alike."

 

DAVID BARTLETT, Professor of New Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary, Professor of Preaching, Emeritus, Yale Divinity School. homepage

2015-01-08T07:40:09+00:00

DAVID BARTLETT, Professor of New Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary, Professor of Preaching, Emeritus, Yale Divinity School. homepage

bartlett2 (1)
“The Epistle to the Hebrews provides one of the most original theological perspectives in the New Testament, and one of the least accessible. Edward Fudge goes a very long way toward aiding its accessibility. Through his study of the text, his attention to the long history of interpretation of this writing and his own wise View Full →
sumner

You will be delighted by this book

"The book of Hebrews is such a tribute to Jesus, the man, the Son of God who accomplished 'so great a salvation' for us. If you've never studied Hebrews because you think it's too hard, you will be delighted by this book."

 

SARAH SUMNER, Professor of Theology and Ministry, Graduate School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University profile

2015-01-08T07:41:29+00:00

SARAH SUMNER, Professor of Theology and Ministry, Graduate School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University profile

sumner
“The book of Hebrews is such a tribute to Jesus, the man, the Son of God who accomplished ‘so great a salvation’ for us. If you’ve never studied Hebrews because you think it’s too hard, you will be delighted by this book.”  
mclaren

This readable and accessible commentary

"An expositor of Scripture needs to have a true love for the text and its author. Edward Fudge's love for Scripture shows on every page of this readable and accessible commentary, as does his skill in the art of interpretation."

BRIAN McLAREN, Author, Networker blog

2015-01-12T20:46:49+00:00

BRIAN McLAREN, Author, Networker blog

mclaren
“An expositor of Scripture needs to have a true love for the text and its author. Edward Fudge’s love for Scripture shows on every page of this readable and accessible commentary, as does his skill in the art of interpretation.”
marshall (1)

Rediscover this ancient word of encouragement

"The Letter to the Hebrews is, theologically, aesthetically and pastorally, one of the richest writings penned by the earliest Christians but one of the most difficult to appreciate. With tremendous clarity and sensitivity, in what is plainly a labour of love, Edward Fudge invites modern believers to rediscover this ancient word of encouragement and its abiding relevance for the church of every age."

 

 

CHRIS MARSHALL, Professor in Christian Studies, Religious Studies Programme, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand homepage

2015-01-12T20:51:00+00:00

CHRIS MARSHALL, Professor in Christian Studies, Religious Studies Programme, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand homepage

marshall (1)
“The Letter to the Hebrews is, theologically, aesthetically and pastorally, one of the richest writings penned by the earliest Christians but one of the most difficult to appreciate. With tremendous clarity and sensitivity, in what is plainly a labour of love, Edward Fudge invites modern believers to rediscover this ancient word of encouragement and its View Full →
schreve

This work is sure to be a favorite

"Finally, there is a commentary on the often-neglected Book of Hebrews that combines meticulous scholarship with readability and practical understanding. This work is sure to be a favorite of preachers, teachers, and Bible students alike."

 

 

JEFF SCHREVE, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Texarkana, Texas, From His Heart Ministries homepage

2015-01-12T20:54:07+00:00

JEFF SCHREVE, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Texarkana, Texas, From His Heart Ministries homepage

schreve
“Finally, there is a commentary on the often-neglected Book of Hebrews that combines meticulous scholarship with readability and practical understanding. This work is sure to be a favorite of preachers, teachers, and Bible students alike.”    
wiebe

An important and helpful resource

"This commentary takes account of the best in scholarship to serve ordinary thoughtful people, who will find here an important and helpful resource. The commentary is clear not only in language but also in discerning what is central to the book of Hebrews -- the human Jesus who is, at the same time, the very Son of God. In the process the author illumines the unique contribution of Hebrews in understanding the way and work of Christ."

 

 

BEN WIEBE, Pastor, Mennonite and Churches of Christ, Ontario, Canada; Adjunct Professor, Union Biblical Seminary, India news

2015-01-12T21:01:29+00:00

BEN WIEBE, Pastor, Mennonite and Churches of Christ, Ontario, Canada; Adjunct Professor, Union Biblical Seminary, India news

wiebe
“This commentary takes account of the best in scholarship to serve ordinary thoughtful people, who will find here an important and helpful resource. The commentary is clear not only in language but also in discerning what is central to the book of Hebrews — the human Jesus who is, at the same time, the very View Full →
saunders

Inspires greater spirituality in the heart of the reader

"Scholarly, refreshing, and packed full of encouragement for today's Christian. Eminently readable, this book is like having an enlightened friend walk with us through the challenges of life as reflected in this ancient book, all the while pointing us to the faithful Friend who will never leave us or forsake us. Coming out of the author's deeply spiritual heart, this book inspires greater spirituality in the heart of the reader. It is a joy to recommend it!"

 

 

LANDON SAUNDERS, Founder & President, "Heartbeat" website

2015-01-12T21:04:44+00:00

LANDON SAUNDERS, Founder & President, "Heartbeat" website

saunders
“Scholarly, refreshing, and packed full of encouragement for today’s Christian. Eminently readable, this book is like having an enlightened friend walk with us through the challenges of life as reflected in this ancient book, all the while pointing us to the faithful Friend who will never leave us or forsake us. Coming out of the View Full →
ford

Here is nourishing food for the soul

"Here is nourishing food for the soul. But behind the apparent simplicity of this commentary lies a meticulous examination of the original text, as well as judicious consideration of the conclusions of other exegetes."

 

 

DESMOND FORD, Theologian, Author, Director, "Good News Unlimited" - Australia. website

2015-01-12T21:07:04+00:00

DESMOND FORD, Theologian, Author, Director, "Good News Unlimited" - Australia. website

ford
“Here is nourishing food for the soul. But behind the apparent simplicity of this commentary lies a meticulous examination of the original text, as well as judicious consideration of the conclusions of other exegetes.”    
guthrie

Engaging, accessible commentary

"Hebrews is not an easy book; in fact it often has been called a 'puzzle.' Yet, this difficult book contains a depth of teaching and a breadth of exhortation and of encouragement that can help Christ-followers endure, and stand in faith, in our very difficult world. Thus, we need more teachers and tools that clearly unpack the message of Hebrews, bringing that message to bear in relevant ways to the church today. While many will find points at which to differ with the interpretations offered, Edward Fudge writes clearly and applies the text pointedly in this engaging, accessible commentary."

 

 

GEORGE H. GUTHRIE, Professor of Bible, School of Christian Studies, Union University; Author of NIV Application Commentary: Hebrews. website

2015-01-12T21:09:24+00:00

GEORGE H. GUTHRIE, Professor of Bible, School of Christian Studies, Union University; Author of NIV Application Commentary: Hebrews. website

guthrie
“Hebrews is not an easy book; in fact it often has been called a ‘puzzle.’ Yet, this difficult book contains a depth of teaching and a breadth of exhortation and of encouragement that can help Christ-followers endure, and stand in faith, in our very difficult world. Thus, we need more teachers and tools that clearly View Full →
kendrick

This book would be high on my recommended list

"Readers at any level will profit from this author's always clear elucidation of the ancient Greek text and its English translations. I have read this commentary as critically and as carefully as any I've ever examined, and I have seen with fresh eyes how Jesus our high priest has gone outside the gate to serve and to heal a hurting world, and how he beckons us anew to follow him. If I had more classes to teach, more sermons to preach, or more translation teams to guide, this book would be high on my recommended list."

 

 

GERALD KENDRICK, Translation Officer (Ret.), United Bible Societies

2015-01-12T21:15:48+00:00

GERALD KENDRICK, Translation Officer (Ret.), United Bible Societies

kendrick
“Readers at any level will profit from this author’s always clear elucidation of the ancient Greek text and its English translations. I have read this commentary as critically and as carefully as any I’ve ever examined, and I have seen with fresh eyes how Jesus our high priest has gone outside the gate to serve View Full →
soper

This book will be a staple for preachers and teachers

"This new commentary on Hebrews is a delight to read. Edward Fudge deftly handles the weightiest of theological material in a fresh and invigorating way, reminding us that Hebrews is indeed an encouraging word to Christians of any era. This book will be a staple for preachers and teachers of adult Bible classes."

 

 

MATT SOPER, Senior Minister, West Houston (Texas) Church of Christ. homepage

2015-01-12T21:19:12+00:00

MATT SOPER, Senior Minister, West Houston (Texas) Church of Christ. homepage

soper
“This new commentary on Hebrews is a delight to read. Edward Fudge deftly handles the weightiest of theological material in a fresh and invigorating way, reminding us that Hebrews is indeed an encouraging word to Christians of any era. This book will be a staple for preachers and teachers of adult Bible classes.”    
punt

A mandatory asset for both scholar and casual reader

"Fudge's skill as a biblical scholar, his pastoral love for people, and his career-long special interest in the book of Hebrews make this commentary a mandatory asset for both the scholar and the casual reader. My wife and I regularly use it as part of our devotions, something we do with no other commentary."

 

 

NEAL PUNT, Author, Pastor (Retired), Christian Reformed Church. website

2015-01-12T21:21:11+00:00

NEAL PUNT, Author, Pastor (Retired), Christian Reformed Church. website

punt
“Fudge’s skill as a biblical scholar, his pastoral love for people, and his career-long special interest in the book of Hebrews make this commentary a mandatory asset for both the scholar and the casual reader. My wife and I regularly use it as part of our devotions, something we do with no other commentary.”   View Full →
shelly

I am grateful for this practical and readable study

"In reading through this commentary, I have been impressed anew with a first- century preacher's ability to bring a positive word from God to Christians under stress. But it is in the nature of things for faith always to be under assault. Therefore I am grateful for this practical and readable study of Hebrews for this generation. Read it, and take heart for your own struggle."

 

 

RUBEL SHELLY, President, Rochester (Mich.) College. website

2015-01-12T21:22:56+00:00

RUBEL SHELLY, President, Rochester (Mich.) College. website

shelly
“In reading through this commentary, I have been impressed anew with a first- century preacher’s ability to bring a positive word from God to Christians under stress. But it is in the nature of things for faith always to be under assault. Therefore I am grateful for this practical and readable study of Hebrews for View Full →
eich

Hebrews makes a lot more sense to me now

"Much imagery in the Epistle to the Hebrews is obscure to moderns. It is a book I try to avoid preaching on! But Edward Fudge clarifies the imagery and Hebrews makes a lot more sense to me now. I won't be so afraid of preaching on it!"

 

 

FOSTER EICH, Associate Priest, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Florence, Alabama

2015-01-12T21:25:07+00:00

FOSTER EICH, Associate Priest, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Florence, Alabama

eich
“Much imagery in the Epistle to the Hebrews is obscure to moderns. It is a book I try to avoid preaching on! But Edward Fudge clarifies the imagery and Hebrews makes a lot more sense to me now. I won’t be so afraid of preaching on it!”    
eubanks

One of the finest works on Hebrews that I have read

"This is one of the finest works on Hebrews that I have read. Fudge writes with a clear focus, steers clear of tangents, and captures the spirit of the letter. Demonstrating extensive research and sound scholarship, he writes for both the ordinary and the more accomplished student of Hebrews. Not shying away from controversial passages, he addresses them forthrightly, generally including his view with a careful acknowledgment of differing opinions."

 

 

DAVID L. EUBANKS, President Emeritus, Johnson Bible College. website

2015-01-12T21:27:29+00:00

DAVID L. EUBANKS, President Emeritus, Johnson Bible College. website

eubanks
“This is one of the finest works on Hebrews that I have read. Fudge writes with a clear focus, steers clear of tangents, and captures the spirit of the letter. Demonstrating extensive research and sound scholarship, he writes for both the ordinary and the more accomplished student of Hebrews. Not shying away from controversial passages, View Full →
watson

Laity and clergy alike will find it accessible and informative

"This work is informed by scholarly research but communicates clearly to the non- specialist. Laity and clergy alike will find it to be an accessible and informative guide through the rich and complex message of Hebrews."

 

 

DAVID F. WATSON, Assistant Professor of New Testament, United Theological Seminary. bio

2015-01-12T21:30:23+00:00

DAVID F. WATSON, Assistant Professor of New Testament, United Theological Seminary. bio

watson
“This work is informed by scholarly research but communicates clearly to the non- specialist. Laity and clergy alike will find it to be an accessible and informative guide through the rich and complex message of Hebrews.”    
voss

God has gifted Edward Fudge as a teacher

"God has gifted Edward Fudge as a teacher to make His word understandable to the student and challenging to the scholar. This commentary is the result of that gifting."

 

 

 

JOHN J. VOSS, Chaplain, Children of Promise, Inc.

2015-01-12T21:31:54+00:00

JOHN J. VOSS, Chaplain, Children of Promise, Inc.

voss
“God has gifted Edward Fudge as a teacher to make His word understandable to the student and challenging to the scholar. This commentary is the result of that gifting.”      
yeakley

This commentary is well worth reading

"This commentary on Hebrews achieves the author's purpose of providing 'Ancient Encouragement for Believers Today.' While the writer demonstrates familiarity with recent scholarship and rich insights, he has written in a style that does not require a terminal degree in theology to understand. The reader may disagree with some of the author's conclusions, as I do, but this commentary is well worth reading.

 

 

 

FLAVIL R. YEAKLEY, JR. Professor, College of Bible and Religion, Harding University, homepage

2015-01-12T21:33:36+00:00

FLAVIL R. YEAKLEY, JR. Professor, College of Bible and Religion, Harding University, homepage

yeakley
“This commentary on Hebrews achieves the author’s purpose of providing ‘Ancient Encouragement for Believers Today.’ While the writer demonstrates familiarity with recent scholarship and rich insights, he has written in a style that does not require a terminal degree in theology to understand. The reader may disagree with some of the author’s conclusions, as I View Full →
hubbell

Fudge’s commentary is a momentous accomplishment

"Fudge's commentary on the Book of Hebrews is a momentous accomplishment that the Lord has given him the wisdom to write for His glory! It is a scholarly work, yet written in a simple, understandable and refreshing way, for believers today to be encouraged in their walk with Jesus and to fulfill all that He has called and gifted them to be and to do in His Kingdom."

 

 

DAN HUBBELL, Underground evangelist, international house church planter. website

2015-01-12T21:35:39+00:00

DAN HUBBELL, Underground evangelist, international house church planter. website

hubbell
“Fudge’s commentary on the Book of Hebrews is a momentous accomplishment that the Lord has given him the wisdom to write for His glory! It is a scholarly work, yet written in a simple, understandable and refreshing way, for believers today to be encouraged in their walk with Jesus and to fulfill all that He View Full →
reid

All will benefit from his exegetical insights

"Believing that the biblical book of Hebrews has been pushed back in a corner and largely forgotten, Edward Fudge brushes away the dust and reopens this ancient 'word of encouragement.' Those who stand in the pulpit, those who sit in the pew and the non- Christian seeker all will benefit from his exegetical insights and relevant contemporary applications."

 

 

STAN REID, President, Austin Graduate School of Theology. homepage

2015-01-12T21:37:39+00:00

STAN REID, President, Austin Graduate School of Theology. homepage

reid
“Believing that the biblical book of Hebrews has been pushed back in a corner and largely forgotten, Edward Fudge brushes away the dust and reopens this ancient ‘word of encouragement.’ Those who stand in the pulpit, those who sit in the pew and the non- Christian seeker all will benefit from his exegetical insights and View Full →
fenno2

Edward Fudge keeps the spotlight shining on Jesus Christ

"Insightful and reflective, this commentary makes the book of Hebrews a touchable, tangible word of encouragement for today. Throughout the journey, Edward Fudge keeps the spotlight shining on Jesus Christ, the author and perfecter of our faith."

 

 

 

WYATT E. FENNO, Preaching Minister, Montgomery Church of Christ, Albuquerque, New Mexico; author Living Waters. homepage

2015-01-12T21:39:18+00:00

WYATT E. FENNO, Preaching Minister, Montgomery Church of Christ, Albuquerque, New Mexico; author Living Waters. homepage

fenno2
“Insightful and reflective, this commentary makes the book of Hebrews a touchable, tangible word of encouragement for today. Throughout the journey, Edward Fudge keeps the spotlight shining on Jesus Christ, the author and perfecter of our faith.”      
matheson

A significant help to both pastors and teachers

"We need more commentaries like this one, which is characterized by careful exegesis on the one hand and sound exposition on the other. It will be a significant help to both pastors and teachers."

 

 

ROY R. MATHESON, Professor Emeritus of New Testament, Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, Canada. bio

2015-01-12T21:41:03+00:00

ROY R. MATHESON, Professor Emeritus of New Testament, Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, Canada. bio

matheson
“We need more commentaries like this one, which is characterized by careful exegesis on the one hand and sound exposition on the other. It will be a significant help to both pastors and teachers.”    
dwight r

Edward Fudge’s fresh version and interpretation

"If your congregation faces an aging membership, declining numbers, a shortage of volunteers, tension over a variety of issues and confusion over your neighbor's apparent apathy toward the church, then Hebrews has a good word for you. Edward Fudge's fresh version and interpretation faithfully witness to Jesus, the Ground Breaker of our faith, who is still working for us. This is the church's hope."

 

 

 

 

DWIGHT ROBARTS, Senior Minister, Skillman Church of Christ, Dallas, Texas. homepage

2015-01-12T21:47:32+00:00

DWIGHT ROBARTS, Senior Minister, Skillman Church of Christ, Dallas, Texas. homepage

dwight r
“If your congregation faces an aging membership, declining numbers, a shortage of volunteers, tension over a variety of issues and confusion over your neighbor’s apparent apathy toward the church, then Hebrews has a good word for you. Edward Fudge’s fresh version and interpretation faithfully witness to Jesus, the Ground Breaker of our faith, who is View Full →
coats

I plan to use this commentary for personal devotions as well as preaching

"Blending accessible scholarship with a remarkable piety, Fudge addresses opposing interpretations of Scripture with fairness and balance. I plan to use this commentary for personal devotions as well as a reference for preaching."

 

 

FRANK COATS, Elder, Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. website

2015-01-12T21:49:59+00:00

FRANK COATS, Elder, Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. website

coats
“Blending accessible scholarship with a remarkable piety, Fudge addresses opposing interpretations of Scripture with fairness and balance. I plan to use this commentary for personal devotions as well as a reference for preaching.”    
farmer2

Such an encouraging and accessible style

"Edward Fudge has highlighted the book of Hebrews in such an encouraging and accessible style that this book could be called a 'devotional commentary.' Fudge's passion for preaching Jesus in a manner that is easily understood shines through on each page."

 

 

STEVE FARMER, Pastor, Christian Gospel Temple, Cross Plains, Tennessee . website

2015-01-12T21:51:49+00:00

STEVE FARMER, Pastor, Christian Gospel Temple, Cross Plains, Tennessee . website

farmer2
“Edward Fudge has highlighted the book of Hebrews in such an encouraging and accessible style that this book could be called a ‘devotional commentary.’ Fudge’s passion for preaching Jesus in a manner that is easily understood shines through on each page.”    
seals

I commend this book to all serious students of the word of God

"Fudge has written a concise, informative and thorough commentary. In 'problem' areas of the biblical text, he offers solutions, yet does not try to force his judgments upon the readers, challenging them all the while to think 'outside the box.' I commend this book to all serious students of the word of God."

 

 

TOM SEALS, Professor of Bible and Ministry, Lipscomb University. bio note

2015-01-12T21:54:57+00:00

TOM SEALS, Professor of Bible and Ministry, Lipscomb University. bio note

seals
“Fudge has written a concise, informative and thorough commentary. In ‘problem’ areas of the biblical text, he offers solutions, yet does not try to force his judgments upon the readers, challenging them all the while to think ‘outside the box.’ I commend this book to all serious students of the word of God.”    
hahlen2

His approach is refreshing and helpful

"Edward Fudge has skillfully bridged the gap between the world of the ancient text and the world of the contemporary believer who seeks to hear the voice of God through the pages of Scripture. He successfully conducts serious exegetical exploration without introducing overly-technical jargon or explicit citations of Greek vocabulary and syntax. Both the non-biblical studies specialist and the preacher-teacher will find his approach refreshing and helpful. Readers also will find valuable his concise, clear, and cogent discussion of thorny theological issues raised by the text of Hebrews."

 

 

MARK HAHLEN, Department Chair and Professor of Bible, Dallas Christian College. bio

2015-01-12T21:57:26+00:00

MARK HAHLEN, Department Chair and Professor of Bible, Dallas Christian College. bio

hahlen2
“Edward Fudge has skillfully bridged the gap between the world of the ancient text and the world of the contemporary believer who seeks to hear the voice of God through the pages of Scripture. He successfully conducts serious exegetical exploration without introducing overly-technical jargon or explicit citations of Greek vocabulary and syntax. Both the non-biblical View Full →
mccown3

Both theologically responsible and practically helpful

"If you seek a commentary to strengthen your confidence in God's saving grace by the powerful example of Jesus raised and glorified, Edward Fudge on Hebrews will satisfy. With personal insights that address conditions in today's world, this commentary is thorough without being wordy. Avoiding a less-than-helpful dependence on what others have said, the author's adept use of original sources results in a reading of the text that is both theologically responsible and practically helpful. The one who wrote Hebrews did so to encourage. Edward Fudge has done the same."

 

 

ROGER McCOWN, Preaching Minister, Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ, Austin, Texas. website

2015-01-12T21:59:44+00:00

ROGER McCOWN, Preaching Minister, Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ, Austin, Texas. website

mccown3
“If you seek a commentary to strengthen your confidence in God’s saving grace by the powerful example of Jesus raised and glorified, Edward Fudge on Hebrews will satisfy. With personal insights that address conditions in today’s world, this commentary is thorough without being wordy. Avoiding a less-than-helpful dependence on what others have said, the author’s View Full →
leach2

A very insightful, non-technical, devotional commentary

"Edward Fudge has written a very insightful, non-technical, devotional commentary on the Book of Hebrews. His recurring 'Why and Wherefore' sections provide excellent summaries of the text and explain the logical connections of sections to context. Today's Christian will find much helpful light in Fudge's commentary in opening up the meaning of a book often thought to be dark and difficult."

 

 

DONN LEACH, Professor Emeritus of Bible, Manhattan (Kansas) Christian College . brief bio

2015-01-12T22:01:36+00:00

DONN LEACH, Professor Emeritus of Bible, Manhattan (Kansas) Christian College . brief bio

leach2
“Edward Fudge has written a very insightful, non-technical, devotional commentary on the Book of Hebrews. His recurring ‘Why and Wherefore’ sections provide excellent summaries of the text and explain the logical connections of sections to context. Today’s Christian will find much helpful light in Fudge’s commentary in opening up the meaning of a book often View Full →
moore

This commentary is brilliant

"I have long looked to Edward Fudge's writings and advice to assist me in the difficult job of presenting relevant biblical messages to our congregation week to week. I am thrilled that he has tackled Hebrews and left his wisdom in such a useful format for all of us to use in the years to come. This commentary is brilliant."

 

 

MARK MOORE, Preaching Minister, Springfield Church of Christ Springfield, Virginia; Former Missioner to Uganda. church website

2015-01-12T22:03:06+00:00

MARK MOORE, Preaching Minister, Springfield Church of Christ Springfield, Virginia; Former Missioner to Uganda. church website

moore
“I have long looked to Edward Fudge’s writings and advice to assist me in the difficult job of presenting relevant biblical messages to our congregation week to week. I am thrilled that he has tackled Hebrews and left his wisdom in such a useful format for all of us to use in the years to View Full →
rush

The simplicity of depth

"Edward Fudge dissects the mysterious book of Hebrews with a stirring combination of practicality and scholarship. His goal seems to be the simplicity of depth. I think he hit his target!"

 

 

TERRY RUSH, Senior Minister, Memorial Drive Church of Christ, Tulsa, Oklahoma. website

2015-01-12T22:04:52+00:00

TERRY RUSH, Senior Minister, Memorial Drive Church of Christ, Tulsa, Oklahoma. website

rush
“Edward Fudge dissects the mysterious book of Hebrews with a stirring combination of practicality and scholarship. His goal seems to be the simplicity of depth. I think he hit his target!”    
watt

Readers of all backgrounds can welcome and absorb

"Fudge balances personal reflection with orderly analysis, and often proffers the reader with succinct summaries of different positions on particularly difficult passages. Though the author has worked through the Greek text, he writes in a manner consistently accessible to the layman -- the result being a pleasant blend that readers of all backgrounds today can welcome and absorb."

 

 

JONATHAN M. WATT, Professor of Biblical Studies, Geneva College; Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. bio

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JONATHAN M. WATT, Professor of Biblical Studies, Geneva College; Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. bio

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“Fudge balances personal reflection with orderly analysis, and often proffers the reader with succinct summaries of different positions on particularly difficult passages. Though the author has worked through the Greek text, he writes in a manner consistently accessible to the layman — the result being a pleasant blend that readers of all backgrounds today can View Full →