The Letters of James and Peter (New Daily Study Bible Series)
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About "The Letters of James and Peter (New Daily Study Bible Series)"
James is an oft neglected book of the New Testament and its place within scripture is still a cause of some conjecture, but with William Barclay's astute guidance, the true power of its instruction and inspiration is revealed to the reader By contrast, Peter is one of the most loved books of the New Testament. Written to exiles with the love of a pastor's heart, it continues to offer comfort and hope, sustenance and encouragement to readers. Barclay affirms Peter's charm and reflects on its enduring influence on the faithful
Meet the Author
Born 1907 in Scotland, William Barclay studied at Glasgow and Marburg universities. He was ordained in 1933 and inducted to Renfrew Trinity Church until 1946 when he was appointed Lecturer in New Testament Language and Literature at Glasgow University and later to the position of Professor in New Testament and Divinity. In 1956 the Degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him and he held several prestigious academic positions subsequently. Barclay was a theologian, author, editor, lecturer and broadcaster. His Daily Study Bible won international acclaim, and in 1968 he published his own translation of the New Testament. Barclay was married to Barbara and had three children, he died in 1978.