Letters and Homilies for Jewish Christians innovatively analyzes the texts of Hebrews, James and Jude in their first century cultural setting. Dr. Witherington sheds fresh light on the documents and their character and importance as sermons to early Christians who were still heavily influenced by the Jewish society in which they lived. Throughout, the focus is on the unique insights brought about through socio-rhetorical analysis that either reinforces or corrects conclusions gleaned from other approaches.
Maximum Application value for Preaching and Teaching Throughout this series Dr. Witherington employs “Bridging the Horizons” sections to point to the relevance of the text for believers today. If you preach or teach, these volumes offer unique applications for lessons and sermons.