Among the apostles, God’s redemptive work appears most dramatically in the life of Paul. Redeemed and transformed, Paul becomes an apostle who not only established churches throughout the ancient world, but who was also used by God to author much of what would become the New Testament. Understanding the exegetical and theological issues of Paul’s letters represents an important part of any Christian’s study. The Lexham Bible Guides prepare you to submerse yourself in the depths of God’s Word like you’ve never done before.
The Lexham Bible Guide is your starting point for study and research. It surveys all the relevant literature on a passage and brings the summary back to you.
This guide summarizes a broad range of views on a particular passage—some you’ll agree with, some you won’t, but in all cases, views you will encounter as you critically study the text. A complete introduction to each literary unit in the Bible, the Lexham Bible Guide will bring new thoroughness to your research.
Each volume gives you the tools you need to find answers quickly. It summarizes content from books in your Logos library and organizes it in an easy-to-follow format. It gives you the direction to begin your study.
The Lexham Bible Guides are complete Bible guides re-imagined for the digital age: a hybrid between a handbook-type commentary and an annotated bibliography, built on technological resources available only in Logos.
These guides are written from the ground up to take full advantage of Logos’ platform. The interconnectivity of the Lexham Bible Guides within the Logos library provides you with relevant, curated content at a click, produced by professional researchers. There’s no need to flip through pages, pore over commentaries, or search through dictionaries. You get access to the best content available—instantly.
The Lexham Bible Guide provides the following for each literary unit:
… this is really an excellent tool. It is useful, in my view, not only for beginning students of the Bible but for those wishing to introduce various biblical texts to Sunday School classes, Bible study groups, and small group discussions. This series does a very fine job of introducing interested persons to many of the letters of Paul and divulging to them just some of the treasures contained therein. It is a series from faith to faith: by people of faith for people of faith. Consequently, unlike so many volumes published these days, they’re actually functional.
— Jim West, ThD, adjunct professor at Quartz Hill School of Theology
Douglas Mangum is an academic editor for Lexham Press. He holds a PhD in Hebrew from the University of Free State and holds an MA in Hebrew and Semitic Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a Lexham English Bible and Lexham Bible Guide editor, a Faithlife Study Bible contributing editor, a Studies in Faithful Living co-author, a regular Bible Study Magazine contributor, and a frequently consulted specialist for the Lexham Bible Dictionary.
John D. Barry is the CEO and Founder of Jesus' Economy, a non-profit dedicated to creating jobs and churches in the developing world. He also serves as a missionary with Resurrect Church Movement, the domestic division of Jesus' Economy dedicated to equipping U.S. churches to alleviate poverty and plant churches. John is the general editor of Faithlife Study Bible and Lexham Bible Dictionary. He has authored or edited over 30 books, including The Resurrected Servant in Isaiah, Cutting Ties with Darkness, and the daily devotional Connect the Testaments. John formerly served as founding publisher of Lexham Press and is the former editor-in-chief of Bible Study Magazine. John speaks internationally on engaging the Bible, poverty, and spreading the gospel.
Derek R. Brown is a contributing editor at Lexham Press. He holds a PhD in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Christians Studies in New Testament Studies from Regent College.
Matthew M. Whitehead has served as a Faithlife Study Bible contributing editor and Bible Study Magazine contributor. He assisted with the digitization process for the Discoveries in the Judaean Desert series and worked on the Oxford Hebrew Bible project. Matthew holds an MDiv from Northwest Baptist Seminary and is pursuing an MA in Biblical Studies at Trinity Western University.
E. Tod Twist is a major contributor to the Faithlife Study Bible and a regular contributor to Bible Study Magazine. Tod holds an MA in theological studies and an MA in Hebrew.
Wendy Widder holds a PhD in Near Eastern studies from the University of the Free State, an MA in Hebrew and Semitic Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and an MDiv from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. She is the author of Living Whole without a Better Half, A Match Made in Heaven: How Singles and the Church Can Live Happily After, and the coauthor of The Forest and the Trees: Helping Teachers Integrate a Biblical Worldview Across the Curriculum.