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Philippians and Philemon

Author: James W Thompson; Bruce W Longenecker
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2016] ©2016
Series: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Two respected senior New Testament scholars examine cultural context and theological meaning in Philippians and Philemon in this addition to the well-received Paideia series. Paideia commentaries explore how New Testament texts form Christian readers by attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs, showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits, and making  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Thompson; Bruce W Longenecker
ISBN: 9780801033391 080103339X
OCLC Number: 927382605
Description: xv, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: PHilippians / James W. Thompson. Introduction to Philippians --
Philippians 1:1-11: Part 1, Exordium: Thanksgiving and Prayer for Moral Formation --
Philippians 1:12-26: Part 2, Narratio: The Present and Future Advance of the Gospel --
Philippians 1:27-30: Part 3, Propositio: Citizens United in an Alternative Commonwealth --
Philippians 2:1-4:1: Part 4, Probatio: Examples of Faithful Living --
Philippians 2:1-11: The Ultimate Example --
Philippians 2:12-18: Following the Example of Christ --
Philippians 2:19-30: The Examples of Timothy and Epaphroditus --
Philippians 3:1-4:1: The Example of Paul --
Philippians 4:2-23: Part 5, Peroratio: Summarizing the Case Philemon / Bruce W. Longenecker. Introduction to Philemon --
Philemon 1-3: Setting the Scene, Part 1 --
Philemon 4-7: Philemon's Character, as Illustrated by His Past Actions --
Philemon 8-16: Setting the Scene, Part 2 --
Philemon 17-22: Living Up to the Character --
Philemon 23-25: Final Greetings.
Series Title: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Other Titles: Philemon
Responsibility: James W. Thompson and Bruce W. Longenecker.


A practical commentary on Philippians and Philemon that is conversant with contemporary scholarship, draws on ancient backgrounds, and attends to the theological nature of the texts.  Read more...


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