God the Only Cause and Creator
Exploring Bible Verses
An exploration of Bible citations from the Christian Science Quarterly® Bible Lessons
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Resources quoted in this issue
RR: Jamieson, Robert, Fausset, Andrew Robert, and Brown, David. A Commentary, Critical and Explanatory, on the Old and New Testaments. 2 vols. Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton, 1871. Also available at biblestudytools.com/commentaries.
Cit. 1: Albright, William Foxwell, Freedman, David Noel, et al., eds. The Anchor Bible. Vol. 29, 29A, John. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964–2006.
Cit. 8: Buttrick, George Arthur, et al., eds. The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible: An Illustrated Encyclopedia. Vol. 3. Nashville: Abingdon, 1962.
Cit. 13: Keck, Leander E., et al., eds. The New Interpreter’s Bible: A Commentary in Twelve Volumes. Vol. 2, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Introduction to Narrative Literature, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel. Nashville: Abingdon, 1996–2001.
Cit. 17: Murphy, Roland Edmund, and Huwiler, Elizabeth. New International Biblical Commentary: New Testament Series. Vol. 10, Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon. Peabody (Mass.): Hendrickson, 1999.
Cit. 19: Buttrick, George Arthur, Nolan B. Harmon, et al., eds. The Interpreter’s Bible: A Commentary in Twelve Volumes. Vol. 4, Psalms, Proverbs. Nashville: Abingdon, 1951–57.
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