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James Montgomery Boice

James Montgomery Boice, Th.D. (July 7, 1938 – June 15, 2000) was a Reformed theologian, Bible teacher, and pastor of Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia from 1968 until his death. He is heard on The Bible Study Hour radio broadcast and was a well-known author and speaker in evangelical and Reformed circles. He also served as Chairman of the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy for over ten years and was a founding member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals.


  • Biography 1
  • Writings 2
    • Expositional commentaries 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Boice received a diploma from The Stony Brook School (1956), an A.B. from Harvard University (1960), a B.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary (1963), a Th.D from the University of Basel in Switzerland (1966), and a D.D., (honorary) from the Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church (1982).

He died on June 15, 2000.[1][2]


Boice was a prolific author, having published over 50 different works, including a collection of hymns. Some of his popular books include:

  • Foundations of the Christian Faith (ISBN 0-87784-991-9)
  • The Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Essentials of Evangelicalism (ISBN 1-58134-299-3)
  • Christ's Call to Discipleship (ISBN 0-8254-2074-1)
  • Renewing Your Mind in a Mindless World: Learning to Think and Act Biblically (ISBN 0-8254-2071-7)
  • Parables of Jesus (ISBN 0-8024-0163-5)
  • What Ever Happened to the Gospel of Grace? (ISBN 1-58134-237-3)
  • Dealing With Bible Problems: Alleged Errors and Contradictions in the Bible (ISBN 0-87508-478-8)
  • Ordinary Men Called by God: A Study of Abraham, Moses, and David (ISBN 0-8254-2075-X)

Expositional commentaries

Boice also published many volumes of commentaries on books of the Bible, which each were edited from his spoken teachings:

  • Genesis (3 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-1161-2, ISBN 0-8010-1162-0, ISBN 0-8010-1163-9)
  • Joshua (ISBN 0-8010-1283-X)
  • Nehemiah (ISBN 0-8010-1282-1)
  • Psalms (3 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-6578-X, ISBN 0-8010-6585-2, ISBN 0-8010-6586-0)
  • Daniel (ISBN 0-8010-1258-9)
  • The Minor Prophets (2 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-1232-5, ISBN 0-8010-1233-3)
  • Gospel of Matthew (2 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-1201-5, ISBN 0-8010-1202-3)
  • The Sermon on the Mount (ISBN 0-8010-1248-1)
  • The Gospel of John (5 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-6577-1, ISBN 0-8010-6580-1, ISBN 0-8010-6581-X, ISBN 0-8010-6587-9, ISBN 0-8010-6588-7)
  • Acts (ISBN 0-8010-1137-X)
  • Romans (4 volumes; ISBN 0-8010-6579-8, ISBN 0-8010-6582-8, ISBN 0-8010-6583-6, ISBN 0-8010-6584-4)
  • Ephesians (ISBN 0-8010-1153-1)
  • Philippians (ISBN 0-8010-1190-6)
  • The Epistles of John (ISBN 0-8010-1257-0)

Boice is also known for contributing his commentary of the Epistle of Galatians to "The Expositor's Bible Commentary" (ISBN 0310365201)


  1. ^ "Obituary: Boice, 61, Dies of Liver Cancer".  
  2. ^ "Rev. James M. Boice Dies".  

External links

  • Boice Center at Tenth Presbyterian Church
  • The Bible Study Hour on OnePlace
  • The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
  • The Bible Study Hour
Religious titles
Preceded by
Mariano Di Gangi
Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church
Succeeded by
Philip G. Ryken
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