Book Giveaway – Charles Talbert, Reading the Sermon on the Mount (Baker Academic)

Cover ArtOnce again, to celebrate the end of the summer and beginning of the new academic year, I am giving away a few books. In this case, it is another book I purchase and then discovered I already had it on the shelf. Since I am planning to teach through the Sermon on the Mount in my Sunday School class this fall, I went to Baker Book House in Grand Rapids picked up several classic books on the Sermon. I grabbed a copy of Talbert’s Reading the Sermon on the Mount: Character Formation and Decision Making in Matthew 5–7 and did not realize I already had it until I put it on the shelf. The good news is I am now offering a copy to a reader of this blog.

In his back-of-the-book endorsement, Dale C. Allison Jr. said “Charles H. Talbert’s expertise regarding the relevant ancient sources, whether Greco-Roman or Jewish, is matched by his thorough familiarity with recent critical study of the Sermon on the Mount. He is also theologically sensitive and hermeneutically sophisticated. The result is a lucid and sure guide to the minefield that is the Sermon on the Mount.”

To have a chance at winning these books, leave a comment with your name so I can contact you if you win. I will randomize the names from the comments and select one winner at random.

I will announce the winner picked at random on September 8, 2017 (one week from now). Good Luck!

25 thoughts on “Book Giveaway – Charles Talbert, Reading the Sermon on the Mount (Baker Academic)

  1. Philip, The Sermon on the mount is one of my "go to" passages when I ned o refocus. Pastor Gord Abraham

  2. I have Dr. Guelich’s and Dr. McNight’s. The book will be a great boon to my greater understanding of this passage of Scripture. Thanks for the chance to win this, Dr. Long.

  3. Just love your choice of good books. And, I love your gracious way of giving/sharing your double purchase.

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