Many commentaries are complicated, difficult reads. In this new series, each preaching unit is succinctly summarized in six pages or fewer. Sections are given over to the big idea; key themes; understanding the text; teaching it; and illustrating it. Beautifully simplifies modern scholarship; full-color illustrations throughout. 400 pages, hardcover. Baker.
To craft informed sermons, pastors scour commentaries that often deal more with minutia than the main point. Or they turn to devotional commentaries, which may contain exegetical weaknesses. The Teach the Text Commentary Series bridges this gap by utilizing the best of biblical scholarship and providing the information a pastor needs to communicate the text effectively. By keeping the discussion of each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commentary, the volumes in this series allow pastors to quickly grasp the big idea and key themes of each passage of Scripture. Each unit of the commentary includes the big idea and key themes of the passage; sections dedicated to understanding, teaching, and illustrating the text; and full-color illustrations, maps,
The newest release in this innovative commentary series is Jeannine K. Brown's treatment of the Gospel of Matthew.
Jeannine K. Brown (PhD, Luther Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego, California. She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including Scripture as Communication, Becoming Whole and Holy, and The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels.
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