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Preaching Matthew: Interpretation and Proclamation
Graves, Mike and David†M. May

St. Louis: Chalice, 2007 pp. vi + 152. $22.99

Description: New Testament scholar David May and preaching professor Mike Graves combine to bring readers the "what" and the "how" of preaching the book of Matthew in what they call a "socio-rhetorical homiletic." The "what" refers to the interpretive work necessary for sermon preparation, while the "how" discusses the homiletical issues the various text-segments raise.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Matthew, Literature

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Review by Craig S. Keener
Published 6/7/2008
Citation: Craig S. Keener, review of Mike Graves and David M. May, Preaching Matthew: Interpretation and Proclamation, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2008).

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