The Message of the General Epistles in the History of Redemption: Wisdom from James, Peter, John, and Jude
Crowe, Brandon D
“Peter, John, James, Judeimportant early-church leaders who knew Jesus and wrote letters to churches. Why do we neglect them? . . . In a survey that is terse and gripping, Brandon Crowe shows how, in turbulent times not unlike ours, God furnished direction for his people and light for the world.”See All
Robert W. Yarbrough
Professor of New Testament, Covenant Theological Seminary
“We ignore these letters to our peril, for they have an urgent message for the church today. . . . [Everyone] interested in the message of the Scriptures will benefit from this theologically faithful and pastorally applicable work.”See All
Thomas R. Schreiner
James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Associate Dean, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
“Crowe has a way of gently disentangling thorny interpretative issues and exposing the spiritual fruit for believers to harvest. This is what practical theology ought to be.”See All
Charles E. Hill
John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando
“The General Epistles continue to be relatively ignored, to the churchs detriment. This book seeks to remedy that neglect and does so in a winsome and very helpful fashion. Written for a broader audience, it . . . will make an excellent resource for personal and group Bible study.”See All
Richard B. Gaffin Jr.
Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus, Westminster Theological Seminary
Books at a Glance
The New Testament books of James through Jude‚Äîthe General or Catholic Epistles‚Äîcan be overlooked due to their brevity and location at the end of the canon. They contribute much, however, to our understanding of salvation and Christian living. In this accessible introduction for laypeople, pastors, and study group leaders, Professor Crowe explains the content of these letters and their implications for the church today.