World-renowned New Testament scholar Bruce examines 70 sayings that are hard to understand or apply and clears away the difficulties that keep modern readers from grappling with the real challenge of Jesus' message. 266 pages, softcover from InterVarsity.
Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus' sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the demands they make on us are only too clear. F. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with the real challenge of Jesus' message. Evident in each chapter is Bruce's keen evangelical scholarship and pastoral insight.
F. F. Bruce (19101990) was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester in England. During his distinguished career, he wrote more than forty bestselling commentaries and books, including and . He also served as general editor of The New International Commentary on the New Testament.