The Pastoral Epistles

The Pastoral Epistles

by Donald Guthrie
     
 

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The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable, and relevant explanations of every book in the New Testament.

These Tyndale volumes are designed to help readers understand what the Bible actually says and

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The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable, and relevant explanations of every book in the New Testament.

These Tyndale volumes are designed to help readers understand what the Bible actually says and what it means. The introduction to each volume gives a concise but thorough description of the authorship, date, and historical background of the biblical book under consideration. The commentary itself examines the text section by section, drawing out its main themes. It also comments on individual verses and deals with problems of interpretation. The aim throughout is to get at the true meaning of the Bible and to make its message plain to readers today.

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series.

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Pannenberg offers a powerful argument that ``a theological doctrine of God that lacks metaphysics as its discussion partner falls into either a kerygmatic subjectivisim e.g., focusing on proclamation of the gospels or a thoroughgoing demythologization,'' or both simultaneously. Equally, metaphysics depends upon theology: ``philosophical reflection has been related from the outset to a religious awareness of the divine which preceded it historically.'' Pannenberg, a leading contemporary theologian, refers to a wide spectrum of historical and modern opinion from both disciplines, while addressing issues of subjectivity and action, anticipation and finitude, part and whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830842445
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
07/09/2009
Series:
Tyndale New Testament Commentaries
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Donald Guthrie (1915-1992) was a graduate of the University of London (B.D., Th.M., Ph.D.). From 1949 until his retirement in 1982 Guthrie was lecturer in New Testament studies at London Bible College, and from 1978 until 1982 he also served as vice principal of the college.

His books include New Testament Introduction, New Testament Theology, and the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries on the Pastoral Epistles and Hebrews.

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