Letters to the Church Video Lectures
A Survey of Hebrews and the General Epistles
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|Published In: ||United States, 18 April 2017|
Letters to the Church Video Lectures features 14 lessons (on 2 DVDs), introducing the cultural and theological background of Hebrews and the general epistles (James through Jude). A companion to the textbook Letters to the Church by respected New Testament scholar Karen H. Jobes, these 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 for Christian faith and practice today. Useful for formal students and laypeople alike, Letters to the Church Video Lectures provides an accessible study tool for anyone wanting to better understand Hebrews and the general epistles.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Hebrews: The Book of Better Things 1. Introducing Hebrews: The Book of Better Things 2. Famous Last Words: Divine Revelation in Hebrews 3. The Son is Our Great High Priest: The Christology of Hebrews 4. "How Shall We Escape?" The Soteriology of Hebrews Part 2: Letters from Jesus' Brothers 5. Introducing the Letter from James: Prophet and Sage of the Kingdom of God 6. A Christian Letter? Christology in James 7. The "Royal Law": Christian Wisdom and Ethics in James 8. Jude: Jesus' Brother Warns the Church Part 3: Letters from Peter 9. "The True Grace of God": Introducing 1 Peter 10. "Christ Has Left You an Example": The Christology of 1 Peter 11. Foreigners and Resident Aliens: The Imatatio Christi in Peter's Ethics 12. 2 Peter: An Apostle's Last Words to the Church Part 4: Letters from John 13. 1 John: Reassurance for Christians in Confusing Times 14. 2 and 3 John: Notes of Grace and Truth
About the Author
Karen H. Jobes (PhD, Westminister Theological Seminary) is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College and Graduate school in Wheaton, Illinois. The author of several works, she is also involed in Bible translation. She and her husband, Forrest, are members of Immanuel Presbyerian Church, an EPC church in Warrenville, Illinois.
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