Philippians &Philemon : Abingdon New Testament Commentary Paperback

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Philippians &Philemon : Abingdon New Testament Commentary

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The commentary demonstrates how to work through the texts of Philippians and Philemon in the light of relevant scholarship but also with the use of one’s own critical judgment. While traditional exegetical questions are dealt with, contemporary theological concerns are highlighted, and there is a special effort to probe the social issues that arose in the Pauline churches. Gender roles and slavery are given particular attention as they arise in the texts.

Scholarship, now enlightened by greater knowledge of the social structures and relationships of Mediterranean antiquity, is just beginning to explore questions of how women functioned in house-church communities, how early Christians dealt with the institution of slavery, and how slaves were integrated into their communities. To the extent allowed by the commentary format, these questions are given special attention in contributing to an ongoing discussion.

Philippians &Philemon : Abingdon New Testament Commentary by Carolyn Osiek was published by Abingdon Press in February 2000 and is our 43364th best seller. The ISBN for Philippians &Philemon : Abingdon New Testament Commentary is 9780687058228.

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Page last updated 19th October 2014
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherAbingdon Press (February 2000)
Weight239g
Number of Pages156
Thickness9 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780687058228
ISBN-100687058228
Product Code96574
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