The Theology of the Shorter Pauline Letters

The Theology of the Shorter Pauline Letters

by Karl P. Donfried, I. Howard Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 052136731X

ISBN-13: 9780521367318

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book breaks new ground in offering an exposition of the theological message of the Shorter Pauline Letters. Karl P. Donfried puts 1 and 2 Thessalonians in their cultural context, and identifies a number of key themes in these letters, such as the notion of election. I. Howard Marshall's study of Philippians brings out especially the understanding of the

Overview

This book breaks new ground in offering an exposition of the theological message of the Shorter Pauline Letters. Karl P. Donfried puts 1 and 2 Thessalonians in their cultural context, and identifies a number of key themes in these letters, such as the notion of election. I. Howard Marshall's study of Philippians brings out especially the understanding of the theological basis of the Christian life that underlies the letter, while his discussion of Philemon emphasizes how the main theme of the letter is the relation between the gospel and Christian ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521367318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Series:
New Testament Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's preface; 1. The setting of 1 Thessalonians; 2. The theology of 1 Thessalonians; 3. 1 Thessalonians, the Pauline corpus and Acts; 4. The setting of 2 Thessalonians; 5. The theology of 2 Thessalonians; 6. Thessalonians and the New Testament; 7. The significance of 2 Thessalonians for today; 8. Exploring the building site; 9. Laying the foundation; 10. Building the walls; 11. The shape of the Church; 12. Philippians and its architect; 13. A building that still stands; 14. The Gospel and slavery.

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