Philippians

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Zondervan, 2013 - Religion - 283 pages
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Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and contemporary culture, Philippians—part of the new, highly-anticipated Story of God Bible Commentary series on the New Testament—provides pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people a clear and compelling exposition of the text in the context of the Bible's overarching story. The authors move away from “application” language, which has been criticized as being too simplistic, instead encouraging discussion of how the Bible's story can be lived today.

Offering a new type of application commentary for today's context, the Story of God Bible Commentary series explains and illuminates Scripture as God's Story, with each New Testament text examined as embedded in its canonical and historical setting, in order to foster discernment in living the story faithfully and creatively with and for the Church in the 21st Century

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Lynn H. Cohick (PhD in New Testament/Christian Origins, University of Pennsylvania) isnbsp;professor of New Testament in the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College and Graduate School, Wheaton, Illinois. Lynn has written Philippians in the Story of God Bible Commentary (Zondervan, 2013) and Ephesians nbsp;in the New Covenant Commentary (Cascade, 2010), as well as Women in the World of the Earliest Christians (Baker Academic, 2009). She exploresnbsp;early Jewish/Christian relations in her book,nbsp; Melito of Sardis: Setting, Purpose, and Sources nbsp;(Brown Judaic Studies, 2000), and in several articles on women in Early Judaism and earliest Christianity. She and her husband reside in Wheaton, Illinois.nbsp;nbsp;

Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies and the chair of the Religious Studies department at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, where he lives with his wife, Alice. He is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and has authored many articles and books on the Psalms and other Old Testament books.

Scot McKnight (PhD, Nottingham) is the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois. He is the author of more than fifty books, including the award-winningnbsp; The Jesus Creed nbsp;as well asnbsp; The King Jesus Gospel ,nbsp; A Fellowship of Differents , One.Life, The Blue Parakeet,nbsp; andnbsp; Kingdom Conspiracy .nbsp;

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