general editor

The scholar team is led by general editor, D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois with executive committee members Dr. T. Desmond Alexander, Dr. Richard S. Hess, Dr. Douglas J. Moo, and Dr. Andrew David Naselli. The executive committee members developed the concept, selected the contributors, and provided general oversight and final approval of the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible content and design.


D. A. Carson is Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the president and a founding member of The Gospel Coalition, an influential network of evangelical pastors and churches. Carson has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry around the world. He is a sought-after preacher, author, and an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings worldwide. Carson received a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. He has written or edited nearly 60 books, many of which have been translated into other languages.

associate editors

Dr. T. Desmond Alexander

Associate Editor: Old Testament and Biblical Theology

Dr. Alexander is senior lecturer in Biblical Studies and director of Postgraduate Studies at Union Theological College, Belfast. For ten years, he had been director of Christian Training for the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.

 

Dr. Richard Hess

Associate Editor: Old Testament, Archaeology, and Maps

Dr. Hess is Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Denver Seminary. He is also the editor of the Denver Journal, the Seminary's online theological review journal, and the Bulletin for Biblical Research.

 

Dr. Douglas J. Moo

Associate Editor: New Testament and Biblical Theology

Dr. Moo is a New Testament scholar who, after teaching for more than twenty years at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois, has served as Blanchard Professor of New Testament at the Wheaton College Graduate School since 2000.

 

Dr. Andrew David Naselli

Assistant Editor

Dr. Naselli is assistant professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis.

 

study note contributors

The notes that appear in the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible are the result of a collaborative process that involved several review and editorial stages. Following are the primary contributors by Bible book and contributor name.

"I heartily recommend this special edition of God's Word - it serves as a trustworthy and reliable companion to any serious student of the Bible!"

Joni Eareckson Tada, Joni and Friends International Disability Center

"This NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible is a tremendous tool for informed Bible reading and study. The notes are written by the best assembly I've seen of faithful, international scholars. I highly recommend this publication."

Tim Keller, Founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York

"The contributors to this volume have done the church a remarkable service. Let the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible equip you for more faithful theological thinking and doctrinal integrity."

R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

"... a magnificent achievement. The illustrations are stunning and the maps are expertly done. Most important, the content in both the articles and the commentary is superb. Every Bible reader and person in ministry should turn to it often for help."

Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner, Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Associate Dean, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

here's what's inside

Articles

28 articles by biblical experts on theological topics such as, The Covenant, The Glory of God, and Love and Grace.

Introductions

Comprehensive book introductions including purpose, theme, outlines, and photos.

Color Photos

Hundreds of color photos such as biblical artifacts are placed within the Scripture text.

Color Maps

Over 90 color maps with explanatory notes are placed near relevant passages.

Verse Notes

Nearly 20,000 verse-by-verse notes by today’s leading biblical scholars offer insight on every passage of scripture.

Charts

Over 60 color charts help summarize information and concepts.

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Articles

28 articles by biblical experts on theological topics such as, The Covenant, The Glory of God, and Love and Grace.

Introductions

Comprehensive book introductions including purpose, theme, outlines, and photos.

Color Photos

Hundreds of color photos such as biblical artifacts are placed within the Scripture text.

Color Maps

Over 90 color maps with explanatory notes are placed near relevant passages.

Verse Notes

Nearly 20,000 verse-by-verse notes by today’s leading biblical scholars offer insight on every passage of scripture.

Charts

Over 60 color charts help summarize information and concepts.