Interpreting the Pauline Epistles

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/2011
  • Publisher: Baker Pub Group
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Leading Pauline expert Thomas Schreiner provides an updated guide to the exegesis of the New Testament epistles traditionally assigned to Paul. The first edition helped thousands of students dig deeper into studying the New Testament epistles. This new edition is updated throughout to account for changes in the field and to incorporate the author's maturing judgments. The book helps readers understand the nature of first-century letters, do textual criticism, investigate historical and introductory issues, probe theological context, and much more.

Author Biography

Thomas R. Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of numerous books including New Testament Theology; Magnifying God in Christ; Paul, Apostle of God's Glory in Christ; and Romans in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionp. ix
Preface to the First Editionp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Understanding the Nature of Lettersp. 11
Doing Textual Criticismp. 39
Translating and Analyzing the Letterp. 47
Investigating Historical and Introductory Issuesp. 51
Diagramming and Conducting a Grammatical Analysisp. 69
Tracing the Argumentp. 97
Doing Lexical Studiesp. 125
Probing the Theological Contextp. 135
Delineating the Significance of Paul's Lettersp. 151
Conclusionp. 161
Select Commentaries on the Pauline Epistlesp. 163
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