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The first and second letters to Timothy : a new translation with introduction and commentary

Author: Luke Timothy Johnson
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2008]
Series: Bible., v. 35A.
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The letters of Paul to Timothy, one of his favorite delegates, often make for difficult reading. This book provides a commentary that will help lay readers navigate the letters and better understand  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
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Bible. N.T. Timothy. English. Johnson. 2001.
First and second letters to Timothy.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2008]
(OCoLC)768348916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Timothy Johnson
ISBN: 9780300139884 0300139888
OCLC Number: 253205086
Notes: "First Yale University Press impression 2008"--T.p. verso.
Originally pub.: New York : Doubleday, 2001.
Description: xiv, 494 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the pastoral epistles --
The text of 1 and 2 Timothy --
Establishing the text --
The significance of papyrus evidence --
Text and history of interpretation --
History of interpretation of 1 and 2 Timothy --
Earliest interpretation --
Patristic commentaries --
Medieval commentaries --
Commentaries in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries --
The decisive and divisive nineteenth century --
Assessing the authorship of the pastoral letters --
Tendencies in the debate --
The power of construal --
The search for a usable apostle --
Authenticity and worth --
Quality of the criteria --
The meaning of authorship --
The meaning of style --
The framework of Paul's ministry --
Consistency in theme --
The consequences of grouping --
Considering the evidence --
The letters and Paul's ministry --
Style --
The identity of opponents --
The organization of the church --
Consistency in teaching --
The conventional solution --
Problems with the conventional solution --
Selective use of evidence --
Comparison between composites --
Assumptions about pseudonymity --
Circumstances of composition --
Variety among the letters --
Another approach to Paul's letters to his delegates --
The shape of Paul's ministry --
The character of Paul's ministry --
The role of Paul's delegates --
The literary form of the letters --
The approach of this commentary --
First Timothy: an introduction --
Placement in Paul's ministry --
Literary genre --
The situation in the Ephesian Church --
The problem of false teaching --
Theological perspectives --
Hearing the voice of 1 Timothy --
First Timothy: translation, notes, and comments --
The greeting (1:1-2) --
The opening commission (1:3-11) --
Thanks for empowering mercy (1:12-17) --
The charge repeated (1:18-20) --
Instructions on prayer (2:1-7) --
Gender roles in worship (2:8-15) --
Qualifications of the supervisor (3:1-7) --
Behavior in the household of God (3:8-16) --
Opposition to healthy teaching (4:1-7a) --
Modeling healthy teaching (4:7b-16) --
Crisis in the care of widows (5:1-16) --
More community directives (5:17-6:2a) --
Cravings for wealth (6:2b-10) --
Closing commission (6:11-21) --
Second Timothy: an introduction --
Literary genre --
Theological perspectives --
Approaching 2 Timothy --
Second Timothy: translation, notes, and comments --
Greeting (1:1-2) --
Thanksgiving (1:3-5) --
Paul as a model of patient suffering (1:6-14) --
The example set by Onesiphorus (1:15-18) --
More examples for imitation (2:1-7) --
Jesus as exemplar (2:8-13) --
The delegate as proven workman (2:14-21) --
The character of the Lord's servant (2:22-3:9) --
The living tradition (3:10-17) --
Final exhortation (4:1-8) --
Paul's network of communication (4:9-20).
Series Title: Bible., v. 35A.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Luke Timothy Johnson.

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