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Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians Upgrade (12 vols.)
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The Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians Upgrade is a 12 volume collection which brings noted theologians and scholars from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries together to explore what many describe as the most loving of the Pauline epistles. Robert Johnstone, August Neander, and H. C. G. Moule are among the many voices guiding the reader to a deeper understanding of this extraordinary biblical text. Nearly 3,500 pages of additional lectures, commentaries, philological notes, and more help readers study Philippians from every angle. This collection includes one French- and two German-language volumes.

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Key Features

  • Valuable insight from French- and German-language texts
  • A wide variety of perspectives from authors of varying backgrounds
  • Practical applications of Philippians

Individual Titles

Lectures Exegetical and Practical on the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians, with a revised translation of the epistle and notes on the Greek text

  • Author: Robert Johnstone
  • Publisher: Edinburgh
  • Publication Date: 1875
  • Pages: 512

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Robert Johnstone wrote Lectures Exegetical and Practical on the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians to aid students in the study of Philippians. This volume contains lectures expounding on the epistle section-by-section for practical application, and it includes a revised translation with notes on the Greek text.

Robert Johnstone was the minister of North Grimsby Church from 1860 to 1871. Educated at the University of Glasgow, Johnstone was ordained on December 4, 1860.

The Apostle Paul and the Christian Church at Philippi

  • Author: James F. Todd
  • Publisher: Deighton Bell and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 333

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This volume contrasts the doctrine and character of Apostle Paul with his contemporaries and includes an exposition of Acts 16, critical notes on the epistle to the Philippians, and an exposition on the epistle.

James F. Todd was vicar of Liskeard for 24 years and is the author of A Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount.

Dr. Augustus Neander’s Scriptural Expositions of the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians, and the General Epistle of James

  • Author: Augustus Neander
  • Translator: H. C. Conant
  • Publisher: Sheldon, Blakeman & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1856
  • Pages: 270

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This practical commentary by Augustus Neander was intended to be the first volume in a series expounding on important portions of the Bible. Though he died before he could complete the series, this volume stands alone as a valuable work by this influential theologian and historian.

The Epistle of James portion of this resource was published by Lewis Colby in 1852.

Augustus Neander (1789–1850) was a professor of theology at the University of Berlin. He is the author of The Epistle of James.

Philippian Studies: Lessons in Faith and Love from St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: H. C. G. Moule
  • Publisher: George H. Doran Company
  • Publication Date: 1900
  • Pages: 292

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In his book Philippian Studies: Lessons in Faith and Love from St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians, H. C. G. Moule makes the epistle accessible to the everyday reader with the ambition to “call attention to the sacred text, and let it speak.”

H. C. G. Moule (1841–1920) succeeded B. F. Westcott as the bishop of Durham. Although a profound scholar, he could speak and write for ordinary people.

Bishop Moule’s works include expositions and commentaries on nearly all the epistles, as well as books on devotion. He is the author of the popular Doctrine of Man and Outlines of Christian Doctrine (a down-to-earth work on theology), and he also contributed to The Fundamentals (4 vols.).

The Epistle to the Philippians: A Devotional Commentary

  • Author: Frederick Brotherton Meyer
  • Publisher: Religious Tract Society
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 261

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In this commentary, Frederick Brotherton Meyer delves into Philippians to explore the character of Paul and the application of his letter to the Philippians.

Frederick Brotherton Meyer (1847–1929) was an English evangelist and Baptist pastor who travelled the world. Upon his death he was described as “The Archbishop of the Free Churches.” He wrote several books, including The Bells of Is.

How to Do All Things and Always to Be Content: Notes on Philippians

  • Author: George E. Henderlite
  • Pages: 101

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While viewing the other Pauline epistles as “how-to” manuals, George E. Henderlite saw Philippians as a mirror to stop and reflect in. “Philippians is the glass that shows if we really have everything in order,” he states. In this volume, Henderlite expounds on how Philippians exemplifies Christian doctrines.

George E. Henderlite also wrote Notes on the First Epistle of John.

Lectures on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: John Hutchison
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 356

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In Lectures on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians, John Hutchison contends that readers of the epistle will only understand it if their hearts are open. This makes a scholarly exegesis both difficult—due to the emotion of the epistle—and necessary. Hutchison includes notes and illustrations for the benefit of fellow students.

John Hutchison was senior minister of United Presbyterian Church in Bonnington, Edinburgh. He was educated at the University of Glasgow. He also studied at the universities of Berlin and Heidelberg. He is also the author of a commentary on Philippians, Our Lord's Message to the Seven Churches of Asia, Our Lord's Signs in St. John's Gospel, and The Church: Its Life and Work.

The Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: William Lincoln
  • Publisher: John Ritchie
  • Publication Date: 1800
  • Pages: 68

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In The Epistle to the Philippians William Lincoln discusses the teachings of Philippians in perseverance and the spirit of victorious battle, regardless of circumstances.

William Lincoln was a nineteenth-century theologian. Lincoln is the author of several titles including Lectures on the Book of Revelation, Josephus and Jesus, and Notes of Lectures on the Epistle to the Hebrews.

The Law of the Spirit: Studies in the Epistle to the Philippians

  • Author: H. Lefroy Yorke
  • Publisher: Charles H. Kelly
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 317

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Philippians is considered to be the “love letter” of the Pauline epistles, and H. Lefroy Yorke takes his readers through the beauty and lasting love this letter demonstrates.

H. Lefroy Yorke (1877–1935) was an author who wrote The Law of the Spirit: Studies in the Epistle to the Philippians.

Commentaire sur l’Epitre de l’Apotre Paul aux Philippiens

  • Author: Albert Rilliet
  • Publisher: Librairie de Ve Beroud et Sus. Guers
  • Publication Date: 1841
  • Pages: 360

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Commentaire sur l’Epitre de l’Apotre Paul aux Philippiens takes its place among Albert Rilliet’s considerable historical, political, and theological works as a valuable insight into this epistle.

Albert Rilliet (1809–1883) was a Swiss historian and theologian.

Der Philipperbrief Ausgesetzt und die Geschichte Seiner Auslegung Kritisch Dargestellt

  • Author: Bernhard Weiss
  • Publisher: Wilhelm Hertz
  • Publication Date: 1859
  • Pages: 356

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Der Philipperbrief Ausgesetzt und die Geschichte Seiner Auslegung Kritisch Dargestellt is a German-language commentary on Philippians by German theologian and exegete Bernhard Weiss.

Bernhard Weiss (1827–1918) was professor, theologian, and textual critic. He wrote several books and commentaries including Early Christianity, The Gospel and the Gospels, and The Religion of the New Testament.

Der Brief des Apostels Paulus an die Philipper

  • Author: Hermann Von Soden
  • Publisher: Akademische Verlagsbuchhandlung von J.C.B. Mohr, (PaulSiebeck)
  • Publication Date: 1889
  • Pages: 115

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In Der Brief des Apostels Paulus an die Philipper, German biblical scholar Hermann Von Soden expounds upon St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians.

Hermann Von Soden (1852–1914) was a German biblical scholar educated at the University of Tübingen. He ministered at Dresden-Striesenand, and the Jerusalem Church in Berlin. He was also professor of divinity at the University of Berlin. Von Soden was the author of Die Schriften des Neuen Testaments and “Untersuchungen über Neutestamentliche Schriften,” which appeared in Protestantisches Jahrbuch für theologische Studien und Schriftkommentar.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on Philippians Upgrade
  • Volumes: 12
  • Pages: 3,341