Genesis is a book of beginnings, including the beginning of the world, man, sin, and the nations. In fact, the word genesis means "origin. " Clearly Genesis is the foundation on which the remaining sixty-five books of th Bible are built. Exploring Genesis is a scholarly, verse-by-verse commentary which explains Hebrew words, elaborates on background information, and refers to other books of Scripture to give the reader a thorough understanding of the text. Exploring Genesis will be valued by biblical students, teachers and general readers alike. -- Midwest Book Review
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The book of beginnings, Genesis is foundational to understanding the grand themes of Scripture: the world, man, sin, the nations. In this God-centered, scholarly commentary, John Phillips brings Genesis to life verse by verse as he addresses questions, explains Hebrew words, details background information, and references other passages of Scripture for fuller understanding. His writing has substance and style—appropriate for both the scholar and the layman.
"This series has features that will make it a favorite of Bible students: detailed alliterative outline; notes about the authorship; straightforward interpretation of the text; practical application."
"John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, . . . cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation."
"Well-outlined and illustrated. . . . Will hold the interest of lay readers and will provide Sunday School teachers and preachers much material."
—John Kohlenberger III
"In the style that has commended him to numbers of Bible-loving people, [Dr.] Phillips deals with . . . biblical exposition in a Christ-honoring, easily-read style."
—The Baptist Bulletin
John Phillips received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He served as assistant director of the Moody Correspondence School as well as director of the Emmaus Correspondence School, one of the world’s largest Bible correspondence ministries. He also taught in the Moody Evening School and on the institute’s radio network. Now retired, Dr. Phillips remains active in his writing and preaching. He and his wife, Betty, live in Bowling Green, Kentucky.