The BYU New Testament Commentary Series

A group of Latter-day Saint scholars has joined forces to produce a multi-volume commentary on the New Testament along with a new rendition of the Greek New Testament texts. Planned to take several years to complete, this series will combine the best of ancient linguistic and historical scholarship with Latter-day Saint doctrinal perspectives. Use this website to obtain each volume as it is published and to find helpful resources in your study of the New Testament.

The first volume to appear in the BYU New Testament Commentary series is The Revelation of John the Apostle.  The print version is available from BYU Studies.  The ebook is available through Deseret Book’s free Bookshelf app and can be read on your Apple and Android mobile devices. A Kindle version is available here.  See more details on the publications page.

The second volume is The Testimony of Luke, by S. Kent Brown. It is available through Amazon  and through the BYU Studies office (801-422-6691). The ebook version is available through Deseret Book and Amazon (Kindle).

The third volume to be completed is Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians, by Richard D. Draper and Michael D. Rhodes. It is available in print from BYU Studies  as an ebook at Amazon or Deseret Book.

New in 2019 is Julie M. Smith’s The Gospel according to Mark. Print copies are available at BYU Studies. The ebook version will be available about Feb. 1, 2019.

A supplemental book is Relational Grace: The Reciprocal and Binding Covenant of Charis, by Brent J. Schmidt, available from BYU Studies.  It looks specifically at the meaning of grace (charis) in the ancient Near East, in the New Testament, in Christianity, and in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. 

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