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First and Second Peter

Author: Duane Frederick Watson; Terrance Callan
Publisher: Grand Rapids Baker Academic 2012
Series: Paideia: commentaries on the New Testament
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Two respected New Testament scholars expose theological meaning in First and Second Peter by tracing the use of rhetorical strategies from the ancient cultural and educational context.


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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duane Frederick Watson; Terrance Callan
ISBN: 9780801032271 080103227X
OCLC Number: 961317771
Description: xvii, 254 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: ForewordPreface to First PeterPreface to Second PeterIntroduction to First Peter1 Peter 1:1-2:10--Part 1: God's Provision for Salvation, and Christians' Status before God1 Peter 1:1-2--The Letter Prescript: Establishing Authority, Identity, and Goodwill1 Peter 1:3-12--Thanksgiving for God's Gift of Salvation1 Peter 1:13-21--The Call and Motivation to Holiness1 Peter 1:22-25--Born Anew by the Word of God for Mutual Love1 Peter 2:1-3--Growing into Salvation1 Peter 2:4-10--Christ as the Living Stone, and Christians as the Spiritual House and God's People1 Peter 2:11-4:11--Part 2: Living Honorably among the Gentiles1 Peter 2:11-12--Introduction to the Main Theme1 Peter 2:13-3:7--The Household Code1 Peter 3:8-12--Practicing Mutual Love and Peace with All1 Peter 3:13-22--Doing Good Rather than Evil amid Suffering, after Christ's Example1 Peter 4:1-6--Living in the Spirit and Doing the Will of God1 Peter 4:7-11--The Need for Mutual Responsibility in Light of the End1 Peter 4:12-5:14--Part 3: Exhortations on Faithful Suffering among Gentiles, and Conclusion1 Peter 4:12-19--Suffering Faithfully among the Gentiles1 Peter 5:1-11--Concluding Exhortations1 Peter 5:12-14--Epistolary PostscriptIntroduction to Second Peter2 Peter 1:1-15--The Letter Opening2 Peter 1:16-3:13--The Letter Body2 Peter 1:16-2:10a--Two Arguments against Opponents2 Peter 2:10b-22--Critique of Opponents2 Peter 3:1-13--Occasion of the Letter Restated, and Argument against Opponents Resumed2 Peter 3:14-18--The Letter ClosingIndexes
Series Title: Paideia: commentaries on the New Testament
Responsibility: Duane F. Watson and Terrance Callan


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"A solid, rhetorically informed commentary that fulfills the aspirations of the Paideia series. I look forward to recommending this work to my students." --Peter H. Davids, Houston Baptist University

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