Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians, Volume 2 is the third of three volumes extending Ben Witherington's innovative socio-rhetorical analysis of New Testament books to the latter-Pauline and non-Pauline corpora. By dividing the volumes according to the socioreligious contexts for which they were written, Witherington sheds fresh light on the documents, their provenance, character and im...
Series: Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians (Book 2)
Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: IVP Academic (February 9, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1838003
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As a pastor who uses commentaries during my exegetical process, I decided to purchase this one for a sermon series on 2 Peter I am working on. This is my fourth series through part of 2 Peter in the last 12 years and the first time I have used this c...
hroughout, Witherington shows his thorough knowledge of recent literature on these texts and focuses his attention on the unique insights brought about through socio-rhetorical analysis that either reinforces or corrects those gleaned from other approaches. "Bridging the Horizons" sections point to the relevance of the text for believers today, making this volume of special value to pastors and general readers as well as to students and scholars.