2 Peter & Jude: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]
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2 Peter & Jude: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]  -     By: Michael Green

2 Peter & Jude: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]

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The degree to which the Tyndale New Testament Commentary series fulfills its stated goal, "to help the non-technical reader to understand his Bible better" has been shown uniformly excellent throughout the series. Despite being non-technical commentaries, Tyndale Commentaries are nevertheless exegetical and discuss the major issues that scholars are concerned with in ordinary language. In this particular volume, 2 Peter and Jude Michael Green provides an excellent addition to the Tyndale series. Green truly pushes the envelope in his work, and does not allow the reader to remain a lay person. He expects work, and although he defines terms for his reader, he also pulls the reader to where he is, never leaving his students unchallenged. His writing style is crisp, clear, but also elegant, and he does not use words superfluously. With an insightful introduction in which he discerningly sifts through the evidence, and outstanding section-by-section exposition of the text, Green provides a commentary that will continually build the knowledge of his reader. Highly recommended.

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Title: 2 Peter & Jude: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]
By: Michael Green
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: IVP Academic
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.38 (inches)
Weight: 11 ounces
ISBN: 0830842489
ISBN-13: 9780830842483
Series: Tyndale Commentary
Stock No: WW842483

Publisher's Description

"The epistle of 2 Peter has had a very rough passage down the centuries," says Michael Green in this commentary. "Its entry into the Canon was precarious in the extreme . . . It was deemed second-class Scripture by Luther, rejected Erasmus, and regarded with hesitancy by Calvin." And about Jude he says, "WE can learn a great deal about a man by listening to what he has to say about himself. Jude makes two significant claims . . . He is a servant of Jesus Christ . . . He is a brother of James" (Jesus' brother). Explore these ideas and much more by reading Green's excellent commentary. The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series. The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable, and relevant explanations of every book in the New Testament. These Tyndale volumes are designed to help readers understand what the Bible actually says and what it means. The introduction to each volume gives a concise but thorough description of the authorship, date, and historical background of the biblical book under consideration. The commentary itself examines the text section by section, drawing out its main themes. It also comments on individual verses and deals with problems of interpretation. The aim throughout is to get at the true meaning of the Bible and to make its message plain to readers today.

Author Bio

Michael Green is Chaplain for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, and was for many years a senior research fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

Editorial Reviews

"A fine contribution to the series . . . The pastoral reflections woven throughout the book . . . are refreshing and demonstrate how the ancient text is still relevant for Christians living in the twenty-first century." -- Kelly Iverson, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, September 2010

"The Tyndale volumes have long been the premier shorter-length commentary series on both Testaments throughout the English-speaking world." -- Craig Blomberg, Denver Seminary

"Tyndale commentaries are always useful, not least because they focus so clearly on the text of Scripture, and do not fall into the trap of paying too much attention to other commentaries and not enough to the scriptural text they are intended to expound and explain. So they retain their usefulness for preachers, Bible study leaders and for all readers of the Bible." -- Peter Adam, principal, Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia

"Within its constraints, this series includes some outstanding volumes." -- D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

"There simply is no series of medium-length commentaries that approaches the excellence of the Tyndale commentaries." -- Donald A. Hagner, Fuller Theological Seminary

"The evenness and quality of this series are remarkable." -- Christianity Today

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