Who wrote the commentary notes for Zechariah in the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible?

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JTB.SDG

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Does anyone know? I've loved some of the notes I've been reading. I think it would be the same as Sproul's study bible but not sure. Thanks!
 

JTB.SDG

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There is a list but the list doesn't say who wrote what notes on which books. There's just a list of OT contributors but no specifics.
 

iainduguid

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I was involved in the process of substantially expanding the notes on the prophets when it was turned it into the Reformation Study Bible, but I don't know who the original author of this section in the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible was.
 

Phil D.

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From their website:

"The new team members enlisted for the 2015 edition (ESV) and 2016 edition (NKJV) of the Reformation Study Bible received specific sections of Scripture. In many cases, multiple contributors worked on the same books. Moreover, every note received editorial oversight from several hierarchies of editors and proofreaders, such that there is no one specific author responsible for an individual note or book of the Bible. The result is a study Bible that reflects the collaborative effort of qualified pastors, scholars, editors, and proofreaders."
 

JTB.SDG

Puritan Board Junior
I suspect it may be Barry Webb, since he's the only one listed as a contributor that I can find who wrote a commentary on Zechariah. But it's only kind of a guess.
 

JTB.SDG

Puritan Board Junior
From their website:

"The new team members enlisted for the 2015 edition (ESV) and 2016 edition (NKJV) of the Reformation Study Bible received specific sections of Scripture. In many cases, multiple contributors worked on the same books. Moreover, every note received editorial oversight from several hierarchies of editors and proofreaders, such that there is no one specific author responsible for an individual note or book of the Bible. The result is a study Bible that reflects the collaborative effort of qualified pastors, scholars, editors, and proofreaders."
Thanks Phil. This is helpful but it may be different in the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible, printed back in 2003. I'm pretty sure that Waltke wrote all the notes for Genesis, for example.
 

iainduguid

Puritan Board Sophomore
I think that's probably correct. Most study bibles have individuals submit notes on a particular book, which may be lightly edited but are generally all their own work. (An exception is the ESV Study Bible, where Wayne Grudem didn't like my notes on Daniel and so had them rewritten by someone else to fit a more mainstream understanding.) But the RSB was a self-consciously multi-layered effort, starting with the Spirit of the Reformation notes which were generally good, but rather brief, especially in the OT. Then we read other people's edited work and made additional suggestions. It introduced me to the excellent work of John L. Mackay, who did the revision of the historical books, for whom I was second reader and had very little to add.
So the original SOTR notes on Zechariah may be by Webb, though you don't necessarily have to have written a commentary to write study bible notes, and there are plenty of other things Webb could have contributed (Isaiah, Judges, Ruth, etc).
 

JTB.SDG

Puritan Board Junior
I think that's probably correct. Most study bibles have individuals submit notes on a particular book, which may be lightly edited but are generally all their own work. (An exception is the ESV Study Bible, where Wayne Grudem didn't like my notes on Daniel and so had them rewritten by someone else to fit a more mainstream understanding.) But the RSB was a self-consciously multi-layered effort, starting with the Spirit of the Reformation notes which were generally good, but rather brief, especially in the OT. Then we read other people's edited work and made additional suggestions. It introduced me to the excellent work of John L. Mackay, who did the revision of the historical books, for whom I was second reader and had very little to add.
So the original SOTR notes on Zechariah may be by Webb, though you don't necessarily have to have written a commentary to write study bible notes, and there are plenty of other things Webb could have contributed (Isaiah, Judges, Ruth, etc).
Thanks Iain. Wow, what a loss for the ESV SB; saddened to hear that. I think that was one of the great strengths of the SOTR, it seemed to have a more distinct theological focus. In my opinion it has the best SB notes of any SB that I've come across. I love how they just get quickly to Christ. (I believe it's very similar to the RSB but I've spent less time there; on a few passages I've preferred the SOTR). My biggest qualm with the ESVSB is that they get too hung up with literary questions/critical scholarship (though that has its place).
 
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