Many modern readers think of the Book of Numbers with a groan. And it does begin slowly, with several chapters detailing the census of Israel. But once we get past those chapters, Numbers becomes a thrilling narrative of Israel’s journey through the desert as well as a cautionary tale about how not to respond to the saving mercies of God. Fr. Patrick Reardon’s chapter-by-chapter analysis will help the reader glean the greatest possible profit from this oft-neglected book.
Ambrosiaster (“Star of Ambrose”) is the name given to the anonymous author of the earliest complete Latin commentary on the thirteen epistles of Paul. The commentaries were thought to have been written by Ambrose throughout the Middle Ages, but their authorship was challenged by Erasmus, whose arguments have proved decisive. The commentaries, which serve as [...]
Orthodox Christian Bible Commentary: 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon By: His Grace Bishop Youssef This Orthodox Christian commentary is derived from a series of sermons given by His Grace Bishop Youssef of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, where His Grace has been serving in this capacity since the early [...]