Item description for Galatians: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching) by Charles B. Cousar...
Overview The Interpretation Commentary Series is meant to give teachers and preachers good tools for communicating the scriptures. This series takes a critical position in regards to the scriptures and so may not be for everyone. In this work by Cousar the theological, ecclesiastical and ethical issues of Paul's exhortations to this church are discussed. After a short introductory essay highlighting these issues Cousar analyses each verse in light of these topics.
In this book, Charles Cousar offers a fascinating commentary on the book of Galatians.
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.34" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.72" Weight: 0.91 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1996
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Interpretation Commentary
ISBN 0804231389 ISBN13 9780804231381
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More About Charles B. Cousar
Charles B. Cousar is the Samuel A. Cartledge Professor of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of "Galatians" (Interpretation); "Theology of the Cross," "Texts for Preaching: A Lectionary Commentary based on the NRSV" and "The Letters of Paul." Edited by Charles H. Talbert, Distinguished Professor of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, the "Reading the New Testament" commentary series presents cutting edge biblical research in accessible language that is both coherent and comprehensive.
Charles B. Cousar has published or released items in the following series...
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
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So you Want to Preach on Galatians Aug 23, 2006
This was one of the early commentaries in the Interpretation Series. It was intended for the busy pastor who wants to preach "faithfully" from Paul's letter to the Galatians. It happily succeeded in its intent; this book has become a staple on my shelf and his been underlined in, re-underlined in, and highlighted in, numerous times. To understand the Apostle Paul is no easy task, just look at the number of books from New Testament scholars on Paul's thought purporting to have some insight (which no one else has). With this book from Cousar, however, pastors just might be that much closer to really knowing Paul! We who mount the steps of the pulpit week in and week out hoping to have a faithful Word from God are in his debt for this beautifully written and sensitive reading of Paul's letter to the churches in Galatia. Get it if you can, read it again and again and again, and hold on to it!!