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NBBC, James: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition

Beacon Hill Press / 2011 / Paperback

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Engaging and academically thorough, the NEW BEACON BIBLE COMMENTARY will expand your understanding and deepen your appreciation for the meaning and message of the Bible.

Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, this commentary provides pastors, professional scholars, teachers, and Bible students with a critical, relevant, and inspiring interpretation of the Word of God in the 21st century.

NBBC FEATURES

  • CONTEMPORARY SCHOLARSHIP from notable experts in the Wesleyan theological tradition
  • CONVENIENT INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL, including information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, and hermeneutical issues
  • CLEAR VERSE-BY-VERSE EXPLANATIONS, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the biblical text in its original language
  • COMPREHENSIVE ANNOTATION divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text; and significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the text
  • HELPFUL SIDEBARS, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, and cultural customs
  • AN EXPANDED BIBLIOGRAPHY for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themes.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Beacon Hill Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 083412405X
ISBN-13: 9780834124059
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Series: New Beacon Bible Commentary

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Publisher's Description

The New Beacon Bible Commentary is an engaging, indispensable reference tool to aid individuals in every walk of life in the study and meditation of God's Word. Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, it offers insight and perceptive scholarship to help you unlock the deeper truths of Scripture and garner an awareness of the history, culture, and context attributed to each book of study. Readable, relevant, and academically thorough, it offers scholars, pastors, and laity a new standard for understanding and interpreting the Bible in the 21st century.Each volume features: Completely New Scholarship from notable experts in the Wesleyan traditionConvenient Introductory Material for each book of the Bible including information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermeneutical issues, and moreClear Verse-by-verse Explanations, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the passage's original languageComprehensive Annotation divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text; and significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the textHelpful Sidebars, which provide deeper insight into theological issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, cultural customs, and moreExpanded Bibliography for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themesThe book of James is full of advice on how Christians should live. Thus, some say it contradicts Paul's Gospel of grace and faith, and they question its place in the canon. However, this commentary will show that James' and Paul's thoughts are complementary, not contradictory.

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