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Paul's letters from prison : Philippians, Colossians, Philemon and Ephesians

Author: J L Houlden
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1970.
Series: Pelican books; Pelican New Testament commentaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Paul was a Jew of the dispersion, familiar with Greek ideas and culture. An exotic style, the corruption of texts handed down to us, and a thick layer of pietistic interpretation produced by 2000 years of Christianity, have obscured his work for us. The purpose of this book, which includes Paul's letters to the Philippians, Colossians, Ephesians, and to Philemon, is to let Paul speak for himself, without the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J L Houlden
ISBN: 0140211985 9780140211986
OCLC Number: 134843
Notes: Includes index.
Includes the Revised Standard text of the Epistles.
Description: 357 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Pelican books; Pelican New Testament commentaries.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: J.L. Houlden.

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"Paul was a Jew of the dispersion, familiar with Greek ideas and culture. An exotic style, the corruption of texts handed down to us, and a thick layer of pietistic interpretation produced by 2000 years of Christianity, have obscured his work for us. The purpose of this book, which includes Paul's letters to the Philippians, Colossians, Ephesians, and to Philemon, is to let Paul speak for himself, without the assumptions imposed by many modern readers"--Back cover.

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