A Commentary on James
A Commentary on James

A Commentary on James

in Kregel Exegetical Library

by Aída Besançon Spencer

4 Rank Score: 4.2 from 1 reviews, 1 featured collections, and 0 user libraries
Pages 352
Publisher Kregel Academic
Published 2020
ISBN-13 9780825444616
A thorough exegetical and homiletical analysis of each passage of James

This definitive commentary sheds exegetical and theological light on the book of James for contemporary preachers and students of Scripture. Listening closely to the text while interacting with the best of scholarship, Aida Besancon Spencer shows what this epistle meant for the early church and what it means for us today. In addition to its perceptive comments on the biblical text, this volume examines James's four key themes: speaking wisely, using wealth, persevering in trials, and becoming doers of the Word.

Spencer offers astute guidance to preachers and teachers wanting to do a series on James, with homiletical trajectories for each passage to show how historical narrative can be presented from the pulpit and in the classroom.


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ThomasCreedy ThomasCreedy February 13, 2023
A solid conservative commentary on the letter. Slightly infuriating format gets in the way of some good exegesis, helpful application, and good writing.