Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Jude: Chapter Summary


The Author of the Epistle is the Apostle Jude, not some Bishop of Jerusalem. Grotius’ objections are answered, 1. The authority of the Epistle asserted against ancients hesitating in uncertainty, and the Centuriators, 2. The Inscription, 3. The scope and argument of the Epistle, 4. That it was written comparatively late, is proven, 5. There are three parts: I. A preface (Jude 1, 2). II. The body, containing an exhortation to contend for the faith once delivered (Jude 3-23). III. The Epilogue (Jude 24, 25). Interpreters of the Epistle, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic; and also a Synoptic Table, 6.

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