b'BIBLICAL STUDIES40 QUESTIONS SERIESBENJAMIN L. MERKLE, SERIES EDITORThe 40 Questions series presents excellent research in accessible language and clear writing. Designed for both students and thoughtful general readers, these resources help readers make sense of the Bibles most difficult topics.Benjamin L. Merkle (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Dr. M. O. Owens Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies and Professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of more than forty books, including Why Elders? and Shepherding Gods Flock, and the editor of Southeastern Theological Review and the 40 Questions series.www.40Questions.netkregel.com/academic7'