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Respected New Testament scholar Karen Jobes explores the cultural and theological background of Hebrews and the general epistles (James through Jude) in Letters to the Church. Writing from an evangelical perspective, Jobes addresses issues of historical relevance as well as how these ancient books connect with Christian faith and practice today.
In this special Olive Tree text and audio lecture collection, a work of scholarship from a top author is combined with related high-quality live recordings of college-level lectures by the author. This augmented learning experience will help you combine both visual and auditory learning, increasing retention and providing you with greater engagement with the material.
Letters to the Church includes:
Letters to the Church: Audio Lectures cover the historical background for each book focusing on authorship, genre, date, and content, as well as an exploration of the major themes in each book. The lectures address issues of historical relevance as well as unlocking these ancient Scriptural books.
Pastors, professors, students, and laypeople interested in deeper biblical study will find this an invaluable resource that offers well-researched commentary in an accessible, spiritually meaningful form.
Karen H. Jobes (PhD, Westminister Theological Seminary) is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor Emerita of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College and Graduate school in Wheaton, Illinois. The author of several works, she has also been involved in the NIV Bible translation. She and her husband, Forrest, live in Philadelphia and are members of an Evangelical Presbyterian Church.