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1-2 Timothy & Titus (The IVP New Testament Commentary | IVPNTC)

, 1994
ISBN: 9780830861422


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Questions about the nature of Christian leadership and authority, attitudes toward wealth and materialism, proper responses to cults, the role of women in the church, and even the validity of the institution of marriage are not new. Paul addressed these issues in personal letters to Timothy and Titus as leaders of first-century congregations in Ephesus and Crete. What he had to say to them is as relevant to us as today's newspaper headlines. In this clear, pastorally oriented commentary, readers will find helpful background material on authorship, date and purpose, as well as an overview of theological themes in the Pastoral Epistles. The introductory material is followed by passage-by-passage explanation of the meaning these letters had for their first-century hearers in order to pave the way for understanding their significance for readers today. Students, pastors, Bible teachers and everyone who wants to understand the message of the Pastoral Epistles for the church will benefit from this excellent resource.

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  • Title: 1–2 Timothy & Titus
  • Author: Philip H. Towner
  • Series: IVP New Testament Commentary
  • Volume: 14
  • Publisher: IVP
  • Print Publication Date: 1994
  • Logos Release Date: 2001
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. N.T. Pastoral Epistles › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 1 Timothy › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 2 Timothy › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. Titus › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780830861422, 0830861424
  • Resource ID: LLS:29.59.2
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-28T20:04:02Z

Philip H. Towner is dean of Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship at the American Bible Society in New York, New York.


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  1. Phil Theis

    Phil Theis


    Love this short version, and Towner's long one too


Digital list price: $29.99
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