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Worldview Study Bible

What do you think about
  • r a c i a l r e c o n c i l i a t i o n ?
  • w o r k ?
  • g l o b a l i z a t i o n ?
  • e d u c a t i o n ?
  • a t h e i s m ?
  • g e n d e r ?
  • I s l a m ?
  • e v o l u t i o n ?

The CSB Worldview Study Bible features extensive worldview study notes and articles by notable Christian scholars.  All resources are crafted to help Christians better understand the grand narrative of Scripture within the biblical framework from which we are called to view reality, offering insights to make sense of life and the world. Guided by general editors David S. Dockery and Trevin K. Wax, this Bible is an invaluable resource and study tool that will help you to discuss, defend, and clearly share with others the truth, hope, and practical compatibility of Christianity in everyday life.

Features include:

  • Extensive worldview study notes
  • Over 130 articles written by more than 120 notable Christian scholars
  • Center-column references
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Presentation page
  • Two ribbon markers
  • Two-piece gift box

The CSB Worldview Study Bible features the highly readable, highly reliable text of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). The CSB stays as literal as possible to the Bible’s original meaning without sacrificing clarity, making it easier to engage with Scripture’s life-transforming message and to share it with others.

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General Editors

David S. Dockery is president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the author or editor of more than thirty books, including the Holman Concise Bible Commentary, and Theology, Church, and Ministry: A Handbook for Theological Education among other published works. Dockery serves on several education and ministry boards and is a consulting editor for Christianity Today.

Trevin Wax is the Bible and Reference Publisher for LifeWay Christian Resources. A former missionary to Romania, Trevin hosts a blog at The Gospel Coalition and regularly contributes to the Washington Post, Religion News Service, World and Christianity Today, which named him one of 33 millennials shaping the next generation of evangelicals. His books include Eschatological Discipleship, This Is Our Time, and Gospel-Centered Teaching among other published works. He and his wife, Corina, have three children.


  • General Editors David S. Dockery and Trevin K. Wax
  • Associate Editors Constantine R. Campbell, E. Ray Clendenen and Eric J. Tully

Commentary on Old Testament Texts

  • Kevin Chen, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Union University
  • Eric J. Tully, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Michael L. Bryant, Executive Vice President, Charleston Southern University
  • Constantine R. Campbell, Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Edward D. Gravely, Professor of Biblical Studies and History of Ideas, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ray Van Neste, Professor of New Testament, Union University

Essay Authors

  • Daniel L. Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Jason K. Allen, President, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bruce Riley Ashford, Provost, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Mark L. Bailey, President, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Hunter Baker, Professor of Political Science, Union University
  • Mike Barnett, Former Professor of World Missions, Columbia International University
  • M. Todd Bates, Dean, School of Christian Thought, Houston Baptist University
  • Michael D. Beaty, Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University
  • Gayle D. Beebe, President, Westmont College
  • John A. Bloom, Professor of Physics, Biola University
  • Darrell L. Bock, Research Professor of New Testament, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Robert M. Bowman Jr., Executive Director, Institute for Religious Research
  • Elijah M. Brown, Executive Vice President, Twenty-first Century Wilberforce Initiative
  • William E. Brown, Senior Fellow, Colson Center for Christian Worldview
  • Theodore J. Cabal, Professor of Philosophy, Boyce College/Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Jeff Carroll, President, Grace Village Retirement Center
  • Justin Carswell, Dean, School of Christian Ministries, College of the Ozarks
  • Anthony L. Chute, Professor of Church History, California Baptist University
  • David Clark, Executive Vice President, Bethel University
  • Erik M. Clary, Associate Professor of Surgery and Bioethics, Oklahoma State University
  • Graham A. Cole, Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology and Dean, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • C. John Collins, Professor of Old Testament, Covenant Seminary
  • Paul Copan, Professor of Philosophy, Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Winfried Corduan, Professor of Philosophy, Taylor University
  • Barry H. Corey, President, Biola University
  • Daniel Darling, Vice President for Communications, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
  • Jimmy H. Davis, Hammons Professor of Chemistry, Union University
  • William A. Dembski, Retired Senior Fellow, Discover Institute’s Center for Science and Culture
  • James K. Dew, Assistant Professor of History of Ideas, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Benjamin P. Dockery, Campus Pastor, Christ Church, Lake Forest, IL
  • David S. Dockery, President, Trinity International University/Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Timothy D. Dockery, Executive Director, Principal and Planned Giving, University of Arkansas Medical College
  • Michael Duduit, Dean, School of Ministry, Anderson University
  • Jason G. Duesing, Provost, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Philip W. Eaton, President Emeritus, Seattle Pacific University
  • Michael H. Edens, Professor of Theology and Islamic Studies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • William Edgar, Professor of Apologetics, Westminster Theological Seminary
  • Jeremy A. Evans, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Gene C. Fant, President, North Greenville University
  • Nathan A. Finn, Provost, North Greenville University
  • Choon Sam Fong, Dean, Singapore Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Gregory B. Forster, Director, Oikonomia Network, Trinity International University
  • Zachs Gaiya, PhD student, Intercultural Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • Duane A. Garrett, Sampey Professor of Old Testament, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Timothy George, Founding Dean, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University
  • Joy Greene, Assistant Dean, School of Pharmacy, High Point University
  • Douglas Groothuis, Professor of Philosophy Denver Seminary
  • Steve R. Halla, Assistant Professor of Art, Union University
  • Douglas V. Henry, Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University
  • Christy M. Hill, Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation, Grace Theological Seminary
  • Dennis P. Hollinger, President, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Eric L. Johnson, Director, Society for Christian Psychology and the Institute for Christian Psychology
  • Stanton L. Jones, Provost and Professor of Psychology, Wheaton College
  • Timothy Paul Jones, Gheens Professor of Christian Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Michael N. Keas, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Kenneth D. Keathley, Professor of Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Rhonda Kelley, Women’s Ministry New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Thomas S. Kidd, Professor of History, Baylor University
  • Glenn R. Kreider, Professor of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Rebekah R. Land, Christian Counselor
  • Charles E. Lawless, Vice President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Steve W. Lemke, Provost, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Kenneth T. Magnuson, Professor of Christian Ethics, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Jennifer A. Marshall, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Theology and Public Life, Reformed Theological Seminary
  • John D. Massey, Professor of Missions and Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Kenneth A. Mathews, Professor of Old Testament, Beeson Divinity School
  • Richard R. Melick, Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Gateway Seminary
  • Shera Melick, Professor of Christian Education, Gateway Seminary
  • Craig Mitchell, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Criswell College
  • R. Albert Mohler Jr., President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Russell D. Moore, President, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
  • Scott H. Moore, Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University
  • Christopher W. Morgan, Dean, School of Christian Ministry, California Baptist University
  • Paul Munson, Associate Professor of Music, Grove City College
  • David K. Naugle, Professor of Philosophy, Dallas Baptist University
  • Mark A. Noll, McAnaney Professor of History, Notre Dame University
  • Harry L. Poe, Colson Professor of Faith and Culture, Union University
  • Mary Anne Poe, Associate Professor of Social Work, Union University
  • Doug Powell, Christian Apologist and Musician
  • Thom S. Rainer, President, LifeWay Christian Resources
  • Joy Riley, Executive Director, Tennessee Center for Bioethics
  • Carla D. Sanderson, Executive Vice President, Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Read M. Schuchardt, Associate Professor of Communication, Wheaton College
  • Walter J. Schultz, Professor of Philosophy, University of Northwestern
  • Mary Jo Sharp, Assistant Professor of Apologetics, Houston Baptist University
  • Robert B. Sloan, President, Houston Baptist University
  • Kevin Smith, Executive Director, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware
  • R. Scott Smith, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Biola University
  • Robert Smith Jr., Carter Professor of Preaching, Beeson Divinity School
  • Timothy L. Smith, President, University of Mobile
  • Aida Besancon Spencer, Professor of New Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • John Stonestreet, President, Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
  • R. Alan Streett, Research Professor, Criswell College
  • Carol M. Swain, Professor of Law and Political Science, Vanderbilt University
  • Alan B. Terwilleger, Retired President, Colson Center for Christian Worldview
  • Felix Theonugraha, Vice President for Student Life, Trinity International University
  • K. Erik Thoennes, Associate Professor of Theology, Biola University
  • Gregory A. Thornbury, Chancellor, The King’s College
  • Peter Tie, Assistant Professor of Theology, Christian Witness Theological Seminary
  • Carl R. Trueman, Paul Wooley Professor of Historical Theology and Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary
  • Preben Vang, Director, Doctor of Ministry Program, Truett Seminary, Baylor University
  • Andrew T. Walker, Director of Policy Studies, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
  • Bruce A. Ware, Professor of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Micah J. Watson, William Spoelhof Associate Professor of Political Science, Calvin College
  • Trevin K. Wax, Publisher, Bibles and Reference, B&H Publishers
  • Jill Webb, Professor of Nursing, Union University
  • David L. Weeks, Dean, Honor’s College, Azusa Pacific University
  • Stephen J. Wellum, Professor of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Darin W. White, Professor of Business, Samford University
  • James Emery White, Pastor, Mecklenburg Community Church, Charlotte, NC
  • Danny Wood, Pastor, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL
  • Taylor B. Worley, Associate Vice President, Trinity International University
  • Malcolm B. Yarnell III, Professor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • George H. Guthrie, Professor of New Testament, Regent College

Features Over 100 Articles Including:

  • “Christian Worldview, the Great Commandment, and the Christian Life”
  • “A Biblical Basis for Science”
  • “The Christian Worldview and the Overcoming of Evil”
  • “The Bible and Creation Care”
  • “Elderly Care”
  • “Capitalism and a Christian Worldview”
  • “North American Evangelicals and the Global South”
  • We certainly want to love God with our hearts and our souls. We must, however, as Christ-followers who desire to be Great Commandment Christians living in line with the teaching of Jesus (Mt 22:37-39), love God with our minds as well … To hold a truly Christian worldview means that we seek to think differently about the way we live and love, the way we worship and serve, the way we work to earn our livelihood, and the way we learn and teach.

    David S. Dockery, PhD, President of Trinity International University
  • Christians who marvel at the wisdom, power, and creativity demonstrated in God’s handiwork, as the biblical writers and early scientists did, have a strong motive to pursue the sciences even if their colleagues espouse a narrower viewpoint.

    John A. Bloom, PhD, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering at Biola University
  • Jesus, on the other hand, understands that evil is a real problem that cannot be ignored or denied. Death is not just the dance of our DNA. Death is the enemy (1 Cor 15:26). Jesus teaches that evil affects all of us through death (Lk 13:1- 5). And it is Jesus’s confrontation of actual evil that provides a real solution offering hope to mankind.

    Mary Jo Sharp, author, director of Confident Christianity, and professor at Houston Baptist University
  • In the incarnation, in Jesus of Nazareth, the eternal Son of God entered creation. The Creator took on flesh and resided in the world he had made (John 1:14). In so doing, he revealed God to the world and became its Savior (John 1:14-18,29). Christ’s work of redemption is not merely good news for humans. The salvific plan of God is cosmic in scope.

    Glenn R. Kreider, PhD, Professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary
  • A Christian’s attitude toward the elderly is a good indicator of just how much he or she believes the gospel. We care for our infirm parents, not because they parented us well but because they are image-bearers deserving dignity. We respect rather than dismiss our elders because we recognize the good fruit of God’s sanctifying work in giving them wisdom beyond our years. We resist the culture’s worship of youth and sex appeal because we as Christ-followers find our value not in our appearance, but in our status as sons and daughters of the King.

    Daniel Darling, Vice President of Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
  • How then should we, who believe that God owns the cattle on a thousand hills, that life does not consist in the abundance of possessions, that we are not our own, that we are not strict owners, but mere stewards of talents, wealth, and grace, who will give to God an account of our stewardship—how should we think about capitalism?

    Walter J. Schultz, PhD, Professor of Philosophy and Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Northwestern
  • The clear message of Scripture is that all believers, wherever they are found, make up a universal entity. Believers present in one local expression of Christian faith are linked to all others in their local settings because all are joined to Christ.

    Mark A. Noll, PhD, Research Professor at Regent College, former Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame

CSB Worldview Study Bible

The CSB Worldview Study Bible offers over 130 articles written by more than 120 notable Christian scholars and comes in three cover option, Grey Linen Over Board, Brown Genuine Leather, and Navy Blue LeatherTouch. You may also download the FREE SAMPLER for a full overview and a complete sample of the Book of Colossians.

Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Romans 12:2