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By Aída Besancon Spencer,Michael Bird,Craig S. Keener

ISBN-10: 1498217044

ISBN-13: 9781498217040

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a radical and insightful statement on Paul's letter to his coworker Timothy, which the apostle wrote ahead of and through Nero's persecution. Spencer rigorously examines each one a part of the letter and relates it to the final move of the argument and in gentle of the bigger biblical, old, social, and cultural contexts. How Paul's writing concerning the traditional groups is highlighted within the gentle of unique facts gleaned from her explorations on place in Crete, Ephesus, and Rome. additionally, Paul's rhetorical and ministry concepts, particularly as they relate to girls and their function within the church, are explored. all through, Spencer offers an in-depth exegesis in a readable layout greater by way of 40 years of ministry.

"By explaining lexical, grammatical, old, and theological concerns, and via focusing regularly on canonical connections and pastoral software, Aída Spencer has written a lucid statement that may end up useful for basic readers, scholars, and pastors alike."
--Eckhard J. Schnabel, affiliate editor of Bulletin of Biblical Research

"This quantity completes Spencer's precious observation at the Pastoral Epistles. Concise and readable, it additionally presents in-depth research of the circulate of every letter, and severe notice experiences delicate to either biblical and Greco-Roman utilization. . . . This quantity is mainly delicate to the gender-oriented directions touching on management and behavior in Titus and a pair of Timothy. hugely recommended."
--John R. Kohlenberger III, editor of The NIV Greek and English New Testament

"Aída Spencer's wealthy exposition of Paul's final letters is a welcome significant other to her paintings at the first of the Pastoral letters, 1 Timothy. The remark beguiles because it combines brevity and economic system of expression with wealthy and deep perception into the that means of Paul's message to the pastors he despatched to Crete and Ephesus. As continuously, Spencer conscientiously attends to the area of the writer and his recipients, framing his message in the cultural matrix of the Greco-Roman international. while, she is helping pastor, instructor, and scholar bridge the distance among the message then and now. hear and delight in as you pay attention the timbre of the apostolic voice afresh and anew."
--Gene L. eco-friendly, writer of The Letters to the Thessalonians

Aída Besançon Spencer is Professor of recent testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and striking Lecturer of North-West collage. in addition to educating, Dr. Spencer has labored as a Spanish neighborhood organizer and Presbyterian minister. She was once born and reared in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is the writer of twelve books and 1000s of articles together with 2 Corinthians: day-by-day Bible observation and Paul's Literary sort: A Stylistic comparability of II Corinthians 11:16-12:13, Romans 8:9-39, and Philippians 3:2-4:13.

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