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The Letters of Paul to the Ephesians to the Colossians and to Philemon (Cambridge Bible Commentaries on the New Testament)
G. H. P. Thompson
December 1, 1984
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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C. The best educated guess for the writing of Colossians (Ephesians and Philemon) is Paul's first imprisonment, in the early 60's. (Philippians was the last of the prison letters, probably written toward the mid 60's.) D. Tychicus, along with Onesimus, probably took the letters of Colossians, Ephesians, and Philemon to Asia Minor. In all of them the number of the letters of Paul is fourteen. Their sequence is uniform: Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians Hebrews 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus and Philemon. The Four Literary Units of the New Testament. These simple observations may teach us two important.
F.F. Bruce's study of the Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians constitute a single volume in The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Prepared by some of the world's leading scholars, the series provides an exposition of the New Testament books that is thorough and scholarly while faithful to the. An excellent commentary on Philemon, Colossians, and Ephesians, focusing primarily on their social setting and rhetorical devices. The author convincingly argues and demonstrates how the rhetorical "peculiarities" of these three letters have much to do with the accepted conventions of Asiatic rhetoric; to this end Paul, or perhaps Timothy, writes in good Asiatic rhetoric to 5/5(1).
The Epistle of Paul to Philemon, known simply as Philemon, is one of the books of the Christian New is a prison letter, co-authored by Paul the Apostle with Timothy, to Philemon, a leader in the Colossian church. It deals with the themes of forgiveness and does not identify himself as an apostle with authority, but as "a prisoner of Jesus Christ", Category: Pauline epistles. The Letters to Philemon, the Colossians, and the Ephesians The first book discussed in the commentary is Philemon. Paul was attempting to use his letter not only to help master and slave be reconciled but also to persuade Philemon to release his slave. Witherington thinks that the preservation of the letter may suggest that Paul was.
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Why study Paul’s letters to the Colossians and Philemon. Let me provide three reasons. First, Colossians is unrivalled in its portrayal of the person of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some of the most exalted language concerning him is found in this short jewel of a letter we know today as the book of Colossians.
Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon (The New Testament for Everyone) - Kindle edition by Wright, N.
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As always, Witherington's work is scholarly and engaging. With detailed "Closer Look" sections, The Letters to Philemon, the Colossians, and the Ephesians is perfect for the libraries of clergy, biblical scholars, and seminaries.4/5(2). This is a great book that helps interpret Paul's messages in his "prison letters" I used this as a reference and for additional information to share with my weekly Bible study group.
We chose to really slow it down while studying Ephesians and to delve into the deep meanings supplied/5. The result is a superb series for those desiring deep engagement with the Bible and its enduring message for Christian life today. Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon () by N.T.
Wright/5(2). He further shows that Paul is deliberately engaging in the transformation of existing social institutions. As always, Witherington's work is scholarly and engaging. With detailed "Closer Look" sections, The Letters to Philemon, the Colossians, and the Ephesians is perfect for the libraries of clergy, biblical scholars, and seminaries.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: x, pages: 3 maps ; 21 cm. Contents: Three letters of Paul--why we read them together --The early history of the letter --Who wrote Ephesians?--What is meant by authorship?--What are the problems?--Why was Ephesians written?--The contemporary interest in 'unity'.
The Paperback of the The Letters of Paul to the Ephesians to the Colossians and to Philemon by G. Thompson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be : Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The Letter of Paul to the Colossians: Colossians presents the problem of having, on the one hand, numerous (though superficial) affinities with the circumstances of the Letter of Paul to Philemon while, on the other hand, being addressed mainly to a different situation.
In this new situation he uses ideas and expressions that seem to be. Start studying Prison Epistles: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Making use of his scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright captures the verve and sparkle of these letters. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed.
They reveal Paul's longing to see young churches grow in faith and understanding, rooted in Jesus himself, 3/5(1). The Letters Of Paul To The Ephesians, The Colossians, And Philemon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Start studying Pauline letters.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm. Contents: I. The letter of Paul to Philemon --A. Introduction --Occasion --Place and date of writing --Paul and slavery --Outline --Selected bibliography --B.
Commentary --Introduction, --Thanksgiving, --The apostle's request, --Conclusion, letter of Paul to.
The theme of Paul's letter to the Colossians is the complete adequacy of Christ in contrast to the emptiness of mere human philosophy- a timely message in the face of the do-it-yourself, anything-goes New Age movement.
MacArthur expounds on Paul's themes as he moves passage-by-passage through the text of Colossians and Philemon. Paul wrote his letters to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians and Philippians while under this house arrest in Rome. These letters were written around the latter part of A.D.
60 to Because Paul was under house arrest and imprisoned at the time, his letters have been called his imprisonment or captivity letters. The Prison Letters of Epheisans, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon are all covered in this book.
Wright is remarkably consistent in his interpretations of the text. You never feel as though he is guessing at an interpretation, but 5/5(5). Join Dr. Constantine Campbell as he explores the theology and themes of Colossians and Philemon. Discover the implications of the Christ hymn in Col –20, which Dr.
Campbell calls “the most profound Christological statement in the New Testament.” See how Paul addresses the “Colossian heresy,” as well as social and ethical issues like slavery and reconciliation.Whereas Ephesians emphasizes the unity of the body of Christ, Colossians emphasizes the supremacy of Christ over all things and the supremacy of the Christian life.
Conclusion. The two epistles of Ephesians and Colossians are unique in both their similarity and diversity. Each speaks of similar things, but each for a different purpose.
The Letter of Paul to the Colossians, also called The Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, New Testament writing addressed to Christians at Colossae, Asia Minor, whose congregation was founded by Paul’s colleague Epaphras. The developed theology of the letter, many believe, indicates that it was composed by Paul in Rome about ad.