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Trapps Classic Commentary On The New Testament John Trapp

Trapps Classic Commentary On The New Testament

John Trapp

Published August 10th 2008
ISBN : 9781599251332
Hardcover
800 pages
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TRAPPS CLASSIC COMMENTARY ON THE NEW TESTAMENTJohn TrappIn his opening lecture to Commenting & Commentaries Charles Haddon Spurgeon wrote the following about this set of Commentaries:Would it be possible to eulogise too much the incomparablyMoreTRAPPS CLASSIC COMMENTARY ON THE NEW TESTAMENTJohn TrappIn his opening lecture to Commenting & Commentaries Charles Haddon Spurgeon wrote the following about this set of Commentaries:Would it be possible to eulogise too much the incomparably sententious and suggestive folios of JOHN TRAPP? Trapp will be most valuable to men of discernment, to thoughtful men, to men who only want a start in a line of thought, and are then able to run alone. Trapp excels in witty stories on the one hand, and learned allusions on the other. You will not thoroughly enjoy him unless you can turn to the original, and yet a mere dunce at classics will prize him. His writings remind me of himself: he was a pastor, hence his holy practical remarks- he was the head of a public school, and everywhere we see his profound scholarship- he was for some time amid the guns and drums of a parliamentary garrison, and he gossips and tells queer anecdotes like a man used to a soldiers life- yet withal, he comments as if he had been nothing else but a commentator all his days. Trapp is my especial companion and treasure- I can read him when I am too weary for anything else. Trapp is salt, pepper, mustard, vinegar, and all the other condiments. Put him on the table when you study, and when you have your dish ready, use him by way of spicing the whole thing. Yes, gentlemen, read Trapp certainly, and if you catch the infection of his consecrated humour, so much the better for your hearers.John Trapps (1601-1669) New Testament commentary is an old Puritan classic, often reprinted, and packed with colorful paraphrases and captivating illustrations. It is soundly Reformed and always worth consulting in conjunction with other commentaries. - Joel R. Beeke, Puritan Refomred Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MichiganThis is an 800 Page Hardcover Volume: $69.99