Dr. J. David Turner is an professor, author, and ordained pastor living in Orlando, Florida. He has a Ph.D. in rhetoric & communications, an M.A. in linguistics, and a B.A. in Christian theology. He has taught at the University of Central Florida and Warner Southern College - both in Orlando.
1996 0-7734-2415-6 In addition to providing the necessary information regarding the background, historical setting, etc., this unique commentary makes a decision about the semantic 'chunks' that are to be interpreted. These chunks structure all discourse, and this structural way of organizing the text helps prevent clueless contextual interpretation. It also fleshes out the implied information which is critical to understanding Jude, and looks at the contential philosophy as it gives insight to the rhetorical environment.