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Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians (18 vols.)
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The Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians offers some of the most significant classic studies on the book of Philippians from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With notable scholars such as Jean Daille, William Kelly, Alfred Plummer, and Henry Newland, Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians (18 vols.) offers over 4,000 pages of interpretation, observations, translations, contextual history, and practical application. The eighteen volumes contained in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians (18 vols.) have had an enduring impact on New Testament exegesis, and this exceptional collection provides easy accessibility to this wealth of significant scholarship.

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  • Notable authors from a variety of backgrounds
  • Over 4,000 pages of notable scholarship on Philippians
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Individual Titles

St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians with Translation, Paraphrase, and Notes

  • Author: C. J. Vaughan
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1885
  • Pages: 128

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Concisely offering exposition on the Epistle to the Philippians, C. J. Vaughn provides a critical translation of the English along-side the original Greek. Vaughn draws attention to critical aspects of the text, such as historical context and colloquial use of language.

These notes have evidently been prepared with great care . . . We consider this treatise not only scholar-like in execution—which it necessarily would be—be sound in its doctrine and clear in its expositions.

Social Aspects of Christianity

C. J. Vaughan (1816–1897) was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge before becoming Vicar of St. Martin's, Leicester. Vaughan later went on to become Headmaster of Harrow School in London from 1844–1859, and Minister at Cambridge from 1861–1887. He is the author of many works including Lectures on the Revelation of St. John, The Church of the First Days, Characteristics of Christs Teaching, and St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans.

Lectures on St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: C. J. Vaughan
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1862
  • Pages: 360

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Originally delivered as a series of three lectures at the Parish Church of Doncaster, England, C. J. Vaughn addresses the purpose, style, and tone of Paul's letter to the Philippians. Supplementing the commentary with a side-by-side translation of the Greek, Vaughn offers an expository reflection of the text.

C. J. Vaughan (1816–1897) was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge before becoming Vicar of St. Martin's, Leicester. Vaughan later went on to become Headmaster of Harrow School in London from 1844–1859, and Minister at Cambridge from 1861–1887. He is the author of many works including Lectures on the Revelation of St. John, The Church of the First Days, Characteristics of Christ's Teaching, and St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans.

The Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: Thomas Walker
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 127

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In The Epistle to the Philippians by Thomas Walker, the author provides elucidation of the spiritual and social responsibilities provided in the text. Walker intently offers clarification of the historical and doctrinal value of the epistle, in relationship to the early church, as well as practical application.

Thomas Walker (1784–1836) was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge before becoming Police Magistrate in London. Walker is the author of several works including Observations on the Nature, Extent, and Effects of Pauperism, The Acts of the Apostles, and Mr. Tennyson's "Despair": a lecture on its religious significance.

Expository Discourses on the Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: Thomas Toller
  • Publisher: John Snow
  • Publication Date: 1855
  • Pages: 335

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Separated into a series of nineteen expository discourses, the author recounts the importance of the Epistle to the Philippians on Christian doctrine. Objectifying Paul's intent for the text as to exemplify Godly characteristics, Toller examines the exhortations found in the text.

The discourses, which extend to nineteen, are brief, clear, impressive, and eminently calculated to be useful. They abound in strokes of common sense, and indicate a wide acquaintance with human nature, and the actual working of human society.

The Christian Witness and Church Members' Magazine

Thomas Toller (1732–1795) was educated at Plaisterers’ Hall, London before becoming Minister of Monkwell Street Chapel in London.

Family Readings on St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: William Niven
  • Publisher: Hatchards
  • Publication Date: 1873
  • Pages: 185

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William Niven's Family Readings on St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians offers practical studies and commentary on the spiritual walk of every Christian.

This book is admirably adapted for the purpose it aims to fulfill.

The Homilist

William Niven was the author of Thoughts on the Kingdom of God, The Victory Over Death, and Plain Sermons for Perilous Times.

Discourses on the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians

  • Author: Frederick A. Noble
  • Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
  • Publication Date: 1896
  • Pages: 385

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Exegetical in purpose, Frederick A. Noble discourses on the key elements found in the Epistle to the Philippians. Covering the intended attributes and character of Christians, Noble emphasizes exemplifying the traits of faith and love.

In twenty-three discourses based upon this loving Epistle, the author has consecutively commented on the whole book, and treated as many seperate themes naturally suggested by it. The result is a volume which is extremely satisfactory, both in its exposition of the test and in its application to the topics that are uppermost in the minds of the present generation.

Bibliotheca Sacra

Frederick A. Noble (1832–1917) was educated at Yale University, Lane Theological Seminary, and Andover Theological Seminary. Noble went on to become Pastor of House of Hope Church, MN and Third Presbyterian Church, Ill. He received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Western Reserve Collegein 1872.

An Exposition of the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Philippians

  • Author: Jean Daillé
  • Publisher: Henry G. Bohn
  • Publication Date: 1843
  • Pages: 265

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Originally delivered as a series of forty-nine sermons, Jean Daillé offers expository commentary on the text of Philippians. Moving verse-by verse through the text, Daillé provides elucidation of historical context and intended pragmatic application.

It has been found to be a volume of very great value and usefulness.

The Home and Foreign Record of the Presbyterian Church

Rev. Jean Daillé (1594–1670) was educated at Poitiers and Saumur, France in Philosophy and Theology. Daille went on to become Minister of the French Reformed Church at Charenton, France.

Eighteen Lectures, Practical and Expository, upon St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: J. S. S. Robertson
  • Publisher: Messrs. Seeley
  • Publication Date: 1849
  • Pages: 268

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Providing a series of eighteen expositional lectures, J. S. S. Robertson moves verse-by-verse through the text. Offering both historical context and contemporary similarities, Robertson clarifies key themes in the text.

J. S. S. Robertson was a missionary in Bombay, India for more than twenty-three years. Robertson is known for his translation of the Bible into Mahrathi.

Lectures, Explanatory and Practical, on the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians

  • Author: Manton Eastburn
  • Publisher: G. & C. & H. Carvill
  • Publication Date: 1833
  • Pages: 247

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Originally given as lectures to the Ascension Church in New York, Manton Eastburn offers eighteen lectures on key themes found in the text. Eastburn covers each chapter in detail, exhibiting the principles laid out by Paul in the Epistle.

Manton Eastburn was Rector of the Church of the Ascension in New York, and Rector of Trinity Church in Boston. Eastburn went on to later become Bishop of Massachusetts.

Lectures on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians

  • Author: William Kelly
  • Publisher: G. Morrish
  • Pages: 112

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Furnishing succinct commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians, William Kelly exegetically moves through the text. Kelly provides practical exposition and interpretation while accentuating the inherent purpose of the Epistle.

William Kelly (1823–1906), born in Ireland, moved to London after attending Trinity College in Dublin. Becoming highly involved with the Plymouth Brethren, he also became a prolific writer, earning the respect of theologians such as Henry Alford. He is quoted as having said "There are three things real—the Cross, the enmity of the world, the love of God."

Gleams from Paul's Prison; or, Studies for the Daily Life in the Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: Wayland Hoyt
  • Publisher: The Griffith and Rowland Press
  • Publication Date: 1903
  • Pages: 526

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Seeking practical application and use of the entire Epistle to the Philippians, Wayland Hoyt provides extensive studies on the Epistle to the Philippians.

This book is an attempt to read one of the sweetest and most stimulating of the epistles of the great apostle, and to disclose its multiform relation with the daily life.

The Publishers Weekly

Wayland Hoyt (1838–1910) was educated at Brown College and Rochester Theological University. Hoyt became the Minister of Ninth Street Baptist Church in Cincinnati after being ordained.

Commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: J. B. Gough Pidge
  • Publisher: American Baptist Publication Society
  • Publication Date: 1890
  • Pages: 78

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Discoursing on the composition, message, and authorship of the Epistle to the Philippians, J. B. Gough Pidge provides concise commentary and exhortation on the text. Pidge inquires in semantic and inherent meaning of the text, in order to provide a strict interpretation of the text.

This commentary is brief, clear, comprehensive, ever developing the views of the apostle presents.

American Baptist Yearbook

J. B. Gough Pidge (1817–1886) was educated at Newton Theological Institution before being ordained in 1869. Pidge became Pastor of Fourth Baptist Church in Philadelphia. He later graduated from Bucknell University with a Doctorate of Divinity.

A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: Alfred Plummer
  • Publisher: Robert Scott
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 152

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Distinguishing the Epistle to the Philippians as a critical point in the development of the early Church, Alfred Plummer provides succinct commentary on the text. Plummer offers clarification of historical context and semantic meaning in order to provide comprehensive commentary on the Epistle.

Alfred Plummer was Master of University College, Durham, and formerly a Fellow and Senior Tutor of Trinity College, Oxford. He was one of the editors of this ICC series, and wrote the volume on Luke, and co-authored a volume on  1 Corinthians. Plummer was also a contributor to The Expositor's Bible commentary set.

The Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: Maurice Jones
  • Publisher: Methuen & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1918
  • Pages: 196

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Expounding the authorship, authenticity, and composition of the text, Maurice Jones offers succinct commentary on the key themes found in the text. Jones provides historical and cultural background on Philippi and Paul in order to express the inherent nature of the Epistle.

Maurice Jones (1863–1957) was educated at Friars School, Bangor, Christ College, Oxford, and Jesus College, Oxford. Receiving his Doctorate of Divinity in 1914, Jones went on to become Chaplain to the Forces. Jones was elected Rector of Rotherfield Peppard from 1915–1923, and later became External Examiner for Oxford University, as well as the University of Wales.

A Practical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians

  • Author: Henry Newland
  • Publisher: J. H. and Jas. Parker
  • Publication Date: 1860
  • Pages: 266

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Following an introduction on the authorship and composition of the Epistle to the Philippians, Henry Newland moves expositionally through the text verse-by-verse. Newland compares semantic interpretaton from the LXX and Latin Vulgate in order to enlighten interpretation of varying translations.

Henry Newland (1804–1860) was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and Christ's College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1829, Newland later became Vicar of St. Mary Church in Devon and Chaplain to the Bishop of Exeter.

The Call of the Heights: Echoes from the Letter to the Philippians

  • Author: Stephen A. Norton
  • Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 64

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Stephen A. Norton's The Call of the Heights: Echoes from the Letter to the Philippians is a succinct commentary on the Letter to the Philippians. Intended for readers interested in the exemplification of Godly character, Norton advocates for application of virtues and character found in the text.

Stephen A. Norton was educated at Amherst College and Chicago Theological Seminary. Norton went on to become Pastor of First Congregational Church in Woburn, Mass.

Lectures upon the Whole Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians

  • Author: Henry Airay
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 514

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Arranged as a series of thirty-one sermons that were originally preached at St. Peter's Church, Oxford, Henry Airay exegetically examines the composition, scholarship, and context of the Epistle.

Henry Airay (1559–1616) was educated at St. Edmund's hall and Queen's College, Oxford before becoming Minister of the University. He went on to later become Vice-Chancellor of Queen's College Oxford in 1606. Airay was buried in the chapel at Queen's College, Oxford

The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians Expanded in a Paraphrase and Explained in Notes

  • Author: James F. Holcomb
  • Publisher: American Tract Society
  • Publication Date: 1901
  • Pages: 188

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Discoursing on the Epistle to the Philippians, James F. Holcomb succinctly provides explanatory and exegetically commentary on the text. Drawing upon Luke's account found in Acts 16:11-40, Holcomb offers clarification of the historical and cultural context.

James F. Holcomb (1837–1920) was a missionary to Kolhapur, India for over thirty-five years.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians
  • Volumes: 18
  • Pages: 4,396