This is the fourth in Westminster John Knox’s excellent series of homiletical commentaries focused on the preaching of the gospels. Written by New Testament professor Stanley P. Saunders at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Preaching the Gospel of Matthew offers exegetical insights to each major section of the book, followed by ideas and counsel for preaching of that text.

As Tom Long observes, the book “blends scholarly attention to the biblical texts and their contexts and a creative attention to the many preaching possibilities present in those texts.”

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Michael Duduit is the founding publisher and editor of Preaching magazine. He is also the founding Dean of the new College of Christian Studies and Professor of Christian Ministry at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina. Michael is author and editor of several books, including the Handbook of Contemporary Preaching (Broadman & Holman Press), Joy in Ministry (Baker Books), Preaching With Power (Baker) and Communicate With Power (Baker). From 1996 until 2000 he served as editor of the Abingdon Preaching Annual series. His email newsletter, PreachingNow, is read each week by more than 40,000 pastors and church leaders in the U.S. and around the world. He is founder and director of the National Conference on Preaching and the International Congress on Preaching, which has been held in 1997 at Westminster Chapel in London, 2002 at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and 2007at Cambridge. He has been a pastor and associate pastor, has served a number of churches as interim pastor, and speaks regularly for churches, colleges and conferences.

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