Philippians (Book, 2020) []
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Author: Michael F Bird; Nijay K Gupta
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: New Cambridge Bible commentary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this commentary, Michael Bird and Nijay Gupta situate Paul's letter to the Philippians within the context of his imprisonment as well as the Philippians' situation of suffering and persecution. Paul draws the Philippians' attention to the power and progress of the gospel in spite of difficult circumstances. He also warns them about the dangers of rival Christian groups who preach out of poor motives or have a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bird, Michael F., 1984-
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019048570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Bird; Nijay K Gupta
ISBN: 9781108473880 1108473881 9781108462914 110846291X
OCLC Number: 1124783061
Description: xiv, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Philippi: The City and its inhabitants --
The use of Acts in the study of Philippians --
Paul's ministry in Philippi (Acts 16:12-40) --
Paul and the Philippians: Evidence from Letter to the Philippians --
The Church in Philippi --
The purpose of Paul's Letter to the Philippians --
Theological themes.
Series Title: New Cambridge Bible commentary.
Responsibility: Michael F. Bird, Ridley College, Nijay K. Gupta, Portland Seminary.


This commentary, written by two leading Pauline scholars, showcases integration of multiple methods as well as reflections on the reception of Philippians and its meaning for today. It introduces the  Read more...


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