1-2 Thessalonians - Jeffrey a Weima (Hardcover)

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9780801026850
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Released
18 Nov 2014
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Summary

A Thessalonians expert and experienced teacher offers a substantive evangelical commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians in the award-winning BECNT series.

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General Subject
Religion/Ethics
BISAC Subject 1
Religion / Biblical Commentary / New Testament
BISAC Subject 2
Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
Academic Subject 1
New Testament Commentary
Dewey Classification
225

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"Weima has written a full and authoritative commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians that readers will want to consult regularly and frequently. He brings a wealth of previous research to bear upon his exegesis. The result is well-considered and thoughtful positions at almost every juncture. Weima sets the stage for his exegesis and exposition of each section by laying out the literary character and shape of the unit to be discussed. He shows awareness of the current debate on a wide range of issues in Thessalonians research, while also ably defending traditional positions regarding authorship, interpretation, and even text-critical matters. I am sure that this commentary will be widely used."
--Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College

"Is it possible for a commentary to be both technical and accessible, comprehensive and concise, academic and pastoral? Weima has produced precisely such a commentary on the Thessalonian Letters. One would be hard-pressed to find a full-length, up-to-date treatment of these letters that offers more than Weima's. Judicious in judgment, gracious in engagement, and clear in argument, this commentary catapults Weima to the front of an increasingly crowded field. It will become a standard, go-to resource for scholars, ministers, and students alike."
--Todd D. Still, Truett Seminary, Baylor University

"Already an acknowledged expert on the Thessalonian Letters, Weima offers fellow Christians a clear and erudite interpretation. This exegetical commentary now stands among the authoritative works on 1 and 2 Thessalonians."
--L. Ann Jervis, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto

Author Bio

Weima, Jeffrey A.: - Jeffrey A. D. Weima (PhD, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto) is professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has taught for more than twenty years. He is the author of 1-2 Thessalonians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings. He is also the coauthor (with Stanley Porter) of An Annotated Bibliography of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Weima has taught courses all over the world, has authored numerous scholarly articles, conducts preaching seminars for pastors, and leads biblical study tours to Greece, Turkey, Italy, Israel, and Jordan.