1 & 2 Peter and Jude : A Theological Commentary on the Bible Hardback
Part of the Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible series
Theologian and church historian Catherine Gunsalus Gonzalez studies three often overlooked books in the New Testament, 1 and 2 Peter and the Letter of Jude.
These writings from the late first century or early second century helped guide the young church as it faced a variety of issues, both internal to the church's life, and external in the social and political culture in which it was growing.
The letters help us focus on the character of the church and the importance of congregations in the church's ongoing life.
They raise basic issues of authority, on how the church knows the directions to follow, how Christians should live, and how diverse views should be considered.
Gonzalez uses a variety of resources to illuminate these letters.
She very helpfully centers on their theological importance for contemporary churches and for Christian living.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
- Publication Date: 16/03/2011
- Category: New Testaments
- ISBN: 9780664232023