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A critical and exegetical commentary on the Pastoral Epistles / by I. Howard Marshall in collaboration with Philip H. Towner.

Book Book (2004.)
Description: xlii, 869 pages ; 22 cm.
Publisher: London ; T & T Clark International, 2004.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Gordon College Reference Room Ref. BS 491 .I6 vol.39 2000 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0567084558
  • ISBN: 9780567084552
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages xviii-xlii) and indexes.
Contents: I. Introduction -- The unity of the epistles -- Attestation and canonicity -- The text of the epistles -- Genre and structure -- The opposition to Paul -- The ecclesiastical situation -- Authorship and recipients -- The theology of the epistles -- II. The letter to Titus -- Opening salutation (1.1-4) -- Body of the letter -- Instructions to the church leader (1.5-3.11) -- The appointment of elders and the danger from opponents (1.5-16) -- Teaching for the church -- How believers are to relate to one another (2.1-15) -- Teaching for the church -- How believers are to live in society (3.1-11) -- Personal instructions (3.12-14) -- Closing greeting (3.15) -- III. The first letter to Timothy -- Opening salutation (1.1-2) -- Body of the letter -- Teachers and church leaders (1.3-3.16) -- Instruction to avoid false doctrine (1.3-20) -- Instruction on prayer (2.1-15) -- Qualifications for overseers and deacons (3.1-13) -- The church and the mystery of the faith (3.14-16) -- Body of the letter -- The attitude of the church leader to the church and the groups in it (4.1-6.21a) -- Timothy's duties as a teacher in the face of heresy (4.1-16) -- The treatment of various groups in the church (5.1-6.2a) -- True and false teachers contrasted (6.2b-21a) -- Closing greeting (6.21b).
IV. The second letter to Timothy -- Salutation (1.1-2) -- Body of the letter -- Timothy as a church leader (1.3-4.8) -- The need for Timothy to show courage and to hold fast to the gospel (1.3-18) -- Exhortation to be strong and to endure suffering (2.1-13) -- The church leader and his opponents (2.14-26) -- Ungodliness and the consequent need for faithfulness and truth (3.1-4.8) -- Appeal to visit Paul soon -- Closing instructions (4.9-18) -- Greeting, repetition of appeal to come, and final blessing (4.19-22) -- List of excursuses -- eusebeia in the Pastoral epistles -- Overseers and their relation to elders -- The sophon word-group and related concepts -- The pistis word-group in the Pastoral epistles -- Suneidesis in the Pastoral epistles -- Goodness and good works in the Pastoral epistles -- Household codes and station codes -- Christology and the concept of 'epiphany' -- The trustworthy sayings -- Deacons and their relation to overseers -- The church in the pastoral epistles.
Authors: Towner, Philip H., 1953- (Added Author).

Citation:

Marshall, I Howard. "A critical and exegetical commentary on the Pastoral Epistles." London ; T & T Clark International, 2004.

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