1 and 2 Thessalonians Through the Centuries

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 30, 2020 - Religion - 336 pages
This unique commentary on Paul’s early letters by an outstanding New Testament specialist, provides a broad range of original perspectives of how people have interpreted, and been influenced by, Paul’s first two letters.
  • Addresses questions concerning the content, setting, and authenticity of the two Thessalonian letters, drawing on responses from leading scholars, poets, hymn writers, preachers, theologians, and biblical scholars throughout the ages
  • Offers new insights into issues they raise concerning feminist biblical interpretation.
  • Provides a history of two-way influences, as exemplified by Ulrich Luz, Hans Robert Jauss, and Hans-Georg Gadamer
  • Written by Anthony Thiselton, a leading commentator on the Greek New Testament
 

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Contents

Series Editors Preface
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The Readers are an Example
38
Pauls Autobiographical Reflections and Defense
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Pauls Longing to See the Thessalonians and Timothys
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The Call to Holiness Especially to Holiness and Love in Personal
95
The Living and the Dead Share Together in the Parousia
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He Who Now Restrains and The Lawless One
231
Thanksgiving Exhortation and Benediction
245
Further Prayer and Exhortation Largely New Issues
256
Exhortation and Admonition about Idlers or Undisciplined
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Brief Biographies
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Bibliography
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Timing and Light
146
Various Christian Duties and Closure
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The Judgment of
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Anthony C. Thiselton is Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology, University of Nottingham, and Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Chester. He is also a Fellow of King's College London, and a Fellow of the British Academy, and has served on the General Synod of the Church of England for 15 years and the Crown Nominations Commission for 10. He has taught in all parts of the world and is the author of 33 books, including The First Epistle to the Corinthians: A Commentary on the Greek Text (2000), and numerous other works including Interpreting God and the Postmodern Self (1995), A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion (2002), and The Hermeneutics of Doctrine (2007).

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