• James

    James
    Product Information

    Price: $33.99

    ISBN: 9780825445422

    Edition: February 22, 2022

    Pages: 336

    Dimensions: 7 x 10 (inch.)

    Publication date: February 22, 2022

    Format: Hardback

    Imprint: Kregel Academic

    Category: Biblical Studies

    Series: Big Greek Idea

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    James

    An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching

    To read the Greek text of James is to face a rugged style and brief phrasing that match the fervency of the letter's meaning. The book of James powerfully exhorts the earliest Christian believers to faithful living. Biblical Greek experts Herbert W. Bateman IV and William C. Varner lay out the linguistic and grammatical features unique to James--such as his specialized vocabulary and prolific use of imperatives--to show how the book's many strong statements connect to one another in this masterwork on living according to the teachings of Jesus.

    The Big Greek Idea series provides all the relevant information from the Greek text for preaching and teaching the New Testament. Each New Testament book is divided into units of thought, revealing a big Greek idea (the author's main idea in the passage), and individual clauses are displayed visually to illustrate their relationships, portraying the biblical author's logical flow. Greek clauses are accompanied by an original English translation.

    Each volume in this series contains many practical features:
    • Helpful charts, tables, and diagrams illustrate key points
    • Numerous callouts provide deeper insights into word meanings and theological issues
    • Visual cues highlight important information
    • An introduction to each biblical book summarizes the grammar, style, and vocabulary, including reminders and explanations of key terms
    Author: Herbert W. Bateman IV

    Herbert W. Bateman IV (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) has taught Greek language and exegesis for more than twenty years. He is the  Author or editor of many works on the General Epistles, including Charts on the Book of Hebrews, Four Views on the Warning Passages in Hebrews, and a forthcoming commentary on Jude and 2 Peter.

    William C. Varner
    William C. Varner (MDiv, ThM, Biblical Theological Seminary; EdD, Temple University) is professor of biblical studies and Greek at The Master’s University. He is the author of thirteen books, including four on the letter of James.