The Letters of John

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2000 - Bible - 255 pages
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In this carefully crafted commentary, Peter O'Brien distinctively harvests the results of recent scholarship on the letter to the Hebrews, especially in relation to the genre of the document and the flow of its discourse. O'Brien views this letter as a "word of exhortation"--A homily or sermon that skillfully interweaves exposition and exhortation, encouraging faithful perseverance in the light of the superlative final word that God has spoken in Christ.
 

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Review: The Letters of John, The Pillar New Testament Commentary

User Review  - Raul Goulden - Christianbook.com

Kruse has put together a fine volume here. The scholarship is excellent, I learned a lot. I will say that I think gives more credence to more critical views than some of his PNTC fellows do in their works. I would give the work a "5" rating but for that fact. Read full review

Review: The Letters of John, The Pillar New Testament Commentary

User Review  - Ken - Christianbook.com

An excellent contribution to any theological library. I find Kruse's handling of the text exceptional. He is very careful to examine the context of Scripture surrounding the passages he exegetes. I ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 1 JOHN
9
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 2 JOHN
36
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 3 JOHN
42
ANALYSES
49
4B12 ACCEPTING GODS TESTIMONY
173
COMMENTARY ON 2 JOHN
203
W 79 DENIAL OF THE TRUTH
209
W 1213 FINAL GREETINGS
216
W 58 GAIUS COMMENDED FOR HIS HOSPITALITY
222
W 1112 THE ELDERS COMMENDATION OF DEMETRIUS
231
INDEXES
243
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About the author (2000)

Colin G. Kruse (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is senior lecturer of New Testament at Melbourne School of Theology. In the twenty years following his ordination into the Anglican ministry, Kruse gained practical experience in parishes in Australia and the U.S. along with five years of missionary service as a theological lecturer in Indonesia. Besides journal articles on the New Testament, Old Testament and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Kruse has authored several books includingPaul, the Law and Justification and New Testament Models for Ministry: Jesus and Paul. He has also written the Tyndale New Testament Commentary on 2 Corinthians and the Pillar New Testament Commentary titles The Letters of John and Paul's Letter to the Romans.

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