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James (Niv Application Commentary Series)

James (Niv Application Commentary Series)
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James (Niv Application Commentary Series)

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The book of James shows subtle connections between faith, action, and wisdom. Nystrom examines the original meaning, bridging contexts, and contemporary significance of each passage. From Zondervan.

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The book of James shows subtle connections between faith, action, and wisdom. Nystrom examines the original meaning, bridging contexts, and contemporary significance of each passage. From Zondervan.
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Straight to the point, practical, affirming, convicting--that's the book of James. In it, we see a picture of early Christians wrestling to apply the teachings of Jesus to their everyday lives. And we see a community plagued by divisiveness and hypocrisy, with an emphasis on wealth and status. James pulls no punches addressing these issues, calling for a faith that shows itself in moral actions: in speech, in interpersonal relationships, in economic and social justice. He also lays out a theology of the redemptive value of suffering.In our day when the behavior and attitudes of professed Christians are often not much different from the surrounding culture, in our society of great wealth, and in our culture that abhors suffering, the challenging message of James is greatly needed. Exploring the links between the Bible and our own times, David Nystrom shares perspectives on the book of James that reveal its enduring relevance for our twenty-first-century lives.This series promises to be
- Publisher

Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from the twentieth century to the first century. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. In other words, they focus on the original meaning of the passage but don't discuss its contemporary application. The information they offer is valuable -- but the job is only half done! The NIV Application Commentary Series helps us with both halves of the interpretive task. This new and unique series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into modern context. It explains not only what the Bible means but also how it can speak powerfully today.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

David P Nystrom

David Nystrom (Ph.D., University of California at Davis) is professor of Biblical Literature at North Park Theological Seminary.

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  • Catalogue Code 86271
  • Product Code 0310493609
  • EAN 9780310493600
  • UPC 025986493608
  • Pages 352
  • Department Academic
  • Category New Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category James
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Oct 1997
  • Sales Rank #11083
  • Dimensions 241 x 162 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.616kg

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