Westminster Commentary on James – Richard John Knowling

Richard John Knowling [1851-1919], St James with an Introduction and Notes

This is an exegetical commentary on the Letter of James by Richard John Knowling, Professor of New Testament at King’s College, London. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain book available for digitisation.

Richard John Knowling [1851-1919], St James with an Introduction and Notes. Westminster Commentaries. London: Methuen & Co., 1904. Hbk. pp.160. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Note
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    1. Interest of the Epistle
    2. Not only Jews, but Christian Jews
    3. Inference that the writer might be a hearer of our Lord, or at all events a Jew of Palestine
    4. Objections urged against the knowledge of Greek in this writer and answer to such objections
    5. If written by this James, terminus ad quem of his death
    6. Recent advocates of a very early date
    7. This practical bearing of the Epistle enables us to understand ii. 14-26, and the meaning of St James’s language
    8. Question of literary dependence between Romans and James Discussed
    9. Extra-canonical writings
    10. External evidence, why not more decisive
    11. Reasons why the epistle is still attacked
  • Text, Paraphrase and Additional Notes
  • Index

Analysis of 2 Samuel by T. Boston Johnstone

Thomas Boston Johnstone [1847-1902], Analysis of the Second Book of Samuel with Notes Critical, Historical, and Geographical also Maps and Examination Questions

This little book on 2 Samuel by the Rev. T. Boston Johnstone was part of a series written in the 19th Century to prepare students for entrance examinations to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. It includes a series of sample questions at the end of each section.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this volume available for digitisation.

Thomas Boston Johnstone [1847-1902], Analysis of the Second Book of Samuel with Notes Critical, Historical, and Geographical also Maps and Examination Questions. Manchester & London: John Haywood, 1885. Hbk. pp. 218. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Second Book of Samuel
  • Person Mentioned
  • Nations Mentioned
  • Places Mentioned
  • General Questions

Cambridge Greek Testament on 2 Corinthians – Alfred Plummer

Alfred Plummer [1841-1926], The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges

This is a commentary on the Greek Text of 2 Corinthians by the prolific biblical commentator Alfred Plummer. The Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges series is proving to be one of the most popular I have digitised to date, as the contributors’ knowledge of Greek was outstanding. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain work available for digitisation.

Alfred Plummer [1841-1926], The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1912. Hbk. pp.264. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

able of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. The Genuineness of the Epistle
    2. Place and Time, Occasion and Purpose
    3. Contents and Results
    4. Language and Style
    5. Quotations from the Old Testament
    6. The Greek Text
    7. The Integrity of the Epistle
    8. Commentaries
  2. Text
  3. Notes
  4. Appendices
  5. Indices