Description: Two respected senior New Testament scholars examine cultural context and theological meaning in Philippians and Philemon in this addition to the well-received Paideia series. Paideia commentaries explore how New Testament texts form Christian readers by attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs, showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits, and making judicious use of maps, photos, and sidebars in a reader-friendly format. Students, pastors, and other readers will appreciate the historical, literary, and theological insight offered in this practical commentary.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Phillipians, Philemon, Literature
Review by Akio Ito
Citation: Akio Ito, review of James W. Thompson and Bruce W. Longenecker, Philippians and Philemon, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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