b'A Commentary on JamesAda Besanon SpencerKREGEL EXEGETICAL LIBRARYA thorough exegetical and homiletical analysis of each passage of JamesT his 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 interact-ing with the best of scholarship, Ada Besanon 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 bibli-cal text, this volume examines Jamess four key themes: speaking wisely, using wealth, persevering in trials, and becoming doers of the Word.Spenceroffersastuteguidancetopreachersandteachers wanting to give 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.AdaBesanonSpencer(PhD,SouthernBaptistTheological Seminary)isseniorprofessorofNewTestamentatGordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Spencer has worked as a com-munityorganizer,socialworker,minister,andeducatorina wide variety of urban settings. Her other publications include 2 Corinthians in the Bible Study Commentary series and Pauls Literary Style.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Thorough attention to every passage in978-0-8254-4461-6$26.99James Hardcover6 x 9352 pages Latest addition to the growing list of com- Biblical Commentary / New Testamentmentaries in this well-respected series Kregel AcademicRights: WorldMay 26, 2020 Clear exegesis of a much discussed and analyzed book of the New TestamentISBN 978-0-8254-4461-6Interpreting the GeneralExploring the Epistle of Letters James978-0-8254-2768-8$29.99 978-0-8254-3395-5$24.999 780825 44461622 www.kregel.com'