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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus

By Jouette M. Bassler Published ISBN: 9780687001576

"Jouette Bassler's volume on the Pastoral Letters is a model of careful, clearly written cogent interpretation. She gives faithful attention to the problematic trees… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1 Corinthians

By Horsley, Richard A., Richard A. Horsley Published ISBN: 9780687058389

This commentary highlights both the socio-political context of 1 Corinthians and the clash of significantly different religious viewpoints represented by Paul and the congregation … read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1 Peter

By M. Eugene Boring Published ISBN: 9780687058549

Identifying the theme of 1 Peter as how the church is to witness responsibly in a non-Christian world, Boring emphasizes the necessity of a sympathetic historical understanding of … read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1, 2, & 3 John

By David Rensberger Published ISBN: 9780687057221

After years of close contact with the Johannine epistles, David Rensberger discusses the numerous puzzles--linguistic, literary, and historical--that characterize these brief… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 2 Corinthians

By Calvin J. Roetzel Published ISBN: 9780687056774

From the second century to the present, 2 Corinthians offers its riches grudgingly,if at all; and even then it demands only the most careful and attentive inquiries. From the… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Colossians

By David Hay Published ISBN: 9780687058020

The short letter to the Colossians has played a significant role in the development of Christian thought. Its emphases on salvation as largely realized here and now, on knowledge… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Ephesians

By Pheme Perkins Published ISBN: 9780687056996

In this volume, Pheme Perkins mines the writings from Nag Hammadi and Qumran for illuminating parallels to Ephesians, showing how a first-century audience would have heard and… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Galatians

By Sam K. Williams, Williams, Sam K. Published ISBN: 9780687057078

This informative and engaging commentary invites modern readers to "overhear" Paul's letter as if they were present in one of the Galatian house-churches where it… read more

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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Hebrews

By Pfitzner, Victor C., Victor C. Pfitzner Published ISBN: 9780687057245

Pfitzner interprets Hebrews as a passionate appeal directed by its author to a community that is in danger of surrendering the distinctiveness of its faith. Through an examination … read more