http://cdn-parable.com/ProdImage/08/9780814658208.jpg

Philippians and Philemon

(Hardback - Mar 2005)
$43.96 - Online Price
$49.95 - Retail Price
You save: $5.99 (12 %)

Overview

Although relatively brief, Philippians is one of the most interesting and beloved of Paul's undisputed epistles. In "Philippians and Philemon," Bonnie Thurston makes a convincing case that canonical Philippians is as Paul wrote it, one letter. Although there is not enough specific evidence to &name names,&;" she suggests a number of possible audiences. A translation conforming as closely as possible to the original Greek is provided, along with a careful analysis of the language of the letter that yields insights into the context and theological underpinning of this epistle.

The apostle;'s very brief letter to Philemon stands solidly within the Pauline collection of authentic and canonical letters. In this volume, Judith Ryan argues that Philemon makes two specific appeals. The first seeks to elicit Philemon;'s partnership and his community;'s support in welcoming Onesimus back as both beloved brother and honored guest. The second requests that Onesimus be allowed to use the freedom he already has to serve Christ and his Gospel. In this commentary Ryan provides a fresh translation, critical notes for each verse, and interpretation on defined sections. She situates the letter in the historical context of slavery in the ancient world and shows how Paul combined his theology with contemporary rhetorical strategies to produce an effective challenge to his audience.

"Bonnie B. Thurston, PhD, lives in West Virginia in solitude. She is ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the author of several books, including "The Spiritual Landscape of Mark" and "Religious Vows, the Sermon on the Mount, and Christian Living" (Liturgical Press) and "Preaching Mark "(Fortress Press)."

"Judith M. Ryan, PhD, STL, is associate professor of New Testament at the University of St. Thomas School of Theology at St. Mary's Seminary, Houston, Texas. Previously she taught at Catholic University of America, Fordham University, the University of Scranton, College Misericordia, and St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, Maryland.""

Details

  • SKU: 9780814658208
  • SKU10: 0814658202
  • Title: Philippians and Philemon
  • Series: Sacra Pagina (Hardcover)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 1
  • Publisher: Michael Glazier Books
  • Date Published: Mar 2005
  • Pages: 290
  • Weight lbs: 1.35
  • Dimensions: 9.50" L x 6.32" W x 1.15" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Dust Cover, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Catholic;
  • Category: BIBLICAL STUDIES
  • Subject: Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - New Testament

Reviews

Also in "Sacra Pagina (Hardcover)" Series

Hebrews [Hardback] (May 2007) $35.16
James [Hardback] (Oct 2003) $43.96
1 Peter, Jude and 2 Peter [Hardback] (Jun 2003) $35.16
1, 2, and 3 John [Hardback] (Sep 2002) $35.16
The Gospel of Mark [Hardback] (Mar 2002) $43.96
Colossians and Ephesians [Hardback] (Oct 2000) $39.56
First Corinthians [Hardback] (Aug 1999) $52.76
Second Corinthians [Hardback] (Jan 1999) $35.16
The Gospel of John [Hardback] (Apr 1998) $43.96
Sacra Pagina: Romans [Hardback] (Jun 1996) $52.76
Sacra Pagina: Revelation [Hardback] (Oct 1993) $52.76
Sacra Pagina: The Acts of the Apostles [Hardback] (Dec 1992) $43.96
Sacra Pagina: Galatians [Hardback] (Aug 1992) $43.96
Sacra Pagina: The Gospel of Matthew [Hardback] (Dec 1991) $43.96
Sacra Pagina: The Gospel of Luke [Hardback] (Dec 1991) $43.96

Look for similar products by Subject