1 and 2 Thessalonians Through the Centuries
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Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This unique commentary on Paul's early letters by an outstanding New Testament specialist, provides a broad range of original perspectives of how people have interpreted, and been influenced by, Paul's first two letters. Addresses questions concerning the content, setting, and authenticity of the two Thessalonian letters, drawing on responses from leading scholars, poets, hymn writers, preachers, theologians, and biblical scholars throughout the ages Offers new insights into issues they raise concerning feminist biblical interpretation. Provides a history of two-way influences, as exemplified by Ulrich Luz, Hans Robert Jauss, and Hans-Georg Gadamer Written by Anthony Thiselton, a leading commentator on the Greek New Testament
"The book is valuable for its historical coverage -- there are 89 'brief biographies' at the end of the book -- and also for Thiselton's own brief but wise comments." ( Journal for the Study of the New Testament , 1 November 2012)