New user? Register here:
Email Address
Password
Retype Password
First Name
Last Name
Existing user? Login here:
Email Address
Password

Fri 23 Jul 2021 @ 13:49

RT @writing4urlifeJoin me with Jessica Miller Kelley from Westminster John Knox Press at the Wild Goose Festival pre-festival New Wri… https://t.co/EFC8QNH7Oc

Matthew

Author(s): 

This item is a print on demand title and will be dispatched in 1-3 weeks.
Paperback / softback
£17.99

By joining our friends scheme, this item would only cost £16.19, and you can benefit from future savings and promotions.
Click here to find out more or add the annual £10 membership to your basket now.

ISBN-13: 9780664252571
Number of Pages: 348
Published: 01/11/1997
Product description
The original audience for the Gospel of Matthew included converts from Judaism who wrestled with how to be faithful to Jesus Christ under difficult circumstances in a changing world. The Gospel of Matthew became a first-aid manual for this church in the midst of a struggle. Thomas Long identifies this first audience and its faith within the social and religious context of the day and clarifies the structure of the Gospel. Providing examples of contemporary relevance, Long helps today's reader discern the significance of this guide for faithful living in today's church. Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.
Author Information

Thomas G. Long

Thomas G. Long is Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and is one of the most popular preachers in the United States today. He is the author of many books, including The Witness of Preaching, Preaching and the Literary Forms of the Bible, and The Good Funeral (cowritten with Thomas Lynch).

Customer Reviews

Fri 23 Jul 2021 @ 13:49

RT @writing4urlifeJoin me with Jessica Miller Kelley from Westminster John Knox Press at the Wild Goose Festival pre-festival New Wri… https://t.co/EFC8QNH7Oc