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New PDF release: 1 Timothy (New Covenant Commentary Series)

By Aída Besançon Spencer

ISBN-10: 1498212247

ISBN-13: 9781498212243

ISBN-10: 1556359918

ISBN-13: 9781556359910

an intensive and insightful observation on Paul's letter to his coworker Timothy, which the Apostle wrote earlier than and through Nero's persecution. Spencer rigorously examines every one a part of the letter and relates it to the general move of the argument and in gentle of the bigger biblical, ancient, social, and cultural contexts. How Paul's writing with regards to the traditional groups is highlighted within the mild of unique information gleaned from her explorations on place in Ephesus and all through Greece. furthermore, Paul's rhetorical and ministry techniques, particularly as they relate to ladies and their function within the church, are explored. all through, Spencer offers an in-depth exegesis in a readable structure superior via 40 years of ministry.

"By explaining either lexical, grammatical, historic, and theological concerns, and through focusing always on canonical connections and pastoral program, Aída Spencer has written a lucid observation that might turn out priceless for basic readers, scholars, and pastors alike."
--Eckhard J. Schnabel, affiliate Editor, Bulletin of Biblical Research

"In 1 Timothy, greater than the other New testomony writing, Paul has particular directions for the way Christian ladies are to offer and behavior themselves, and the way they're to benefit, educate, and minister within the church. How acceptable [it is], then, remark in this publication might be written by way of a girl. Dr. Spencer presents a gently researched, well-balanced, and well-written exposition with certain realization given to the tricky and debatable texts on the subject of ladies, males, and to all Christians. hugely recommended."
--John R. Kohlenberger III, Editor, The NIV Greek and English New Testament

"Spencer good is aware that our texts are in discussion with their contexts and that the clever interpreter needs to mark out the intimate relationships among scripture and its worlds, either historic and smooth. 1 Timothy is a cautious and confessional exploration of Paul's message for the younger pastor in Ephesus and the chief in contemporary church. either readable and targeted, it is a paintings that clever expositors will maintain inside of effortless reach."
--Gene L. eco-friendly, Professor of recent testomony, Wheaton collage and Graduate School

"As a believer with the easy religion of a kid, the writer manages to supply a well-researched and simply readable scholarly contribution on 1 Timothy. it truly is clean to learn this well-balanced contribution by means of a feminine pupil in this letter that again and again refers back to the function of girl within the church but in addition to different ministerial ideas. Her views at the effect of this article on a modern religion group are enlightening."
--Francois P. Viljoen, Professor, school of Theology, North-West University

"Spencer's observation on 1 Timothy offers an articulate protection of Pauline authorship that interacts good with serious scholarship. it's packed with precious grammatical, lexical, syntactical, historic, and theological insights. . . . Theological insights comprise its dialogue of the heretical educating addressed in 1 Timothy and its notable therapy of one Timothy 2:15. I enthusiastically advocate this well-documented commentary."
--Philip B. Payne, writer of Man and lady, One in Christ

Aída Besançon Spencer (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY; ThM, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Professor of latest testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, and striking Researcher for North-West college, Potchefstroom, South Africa. She is the writer or coauthor of 13 books, together with 2 Corinthians (Bible examine Commentary), Beyond the Curse: ladies referred to as to Ministry, and Paul's Literary Style.

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