Item description for First and Second Thessalonians (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching) by Beverly Roberts Gaventa...
Overview Two of Paul's earliest epistles deal with Christ's second coming, the need for hope, and the fate of those who have died. Gaventa hones in on structure and tone, speculating on what might have happened at Thessalonica between the letters to account for their observable differences.
In this brilliant commentary, Beverly Roberts Gaventa discusses the issues central to the books of Thessalonians, identifying what makes each book important for the life of the church today, as well as for preachers and teachers.
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.28" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.74" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1998
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Interpretation Commentary
ISBN 0804231427 ISBN13 9780804231428
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More About Beverly Roberts Gaventa
Beverly Roberts Gaventa (PhD, Duke University) is Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She is also Emerita Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. Gaventa is president of the Society of Biblical Literature for 2016 and is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including "Our Mother Saint Paul," "Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus," and commentaries on 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Acts.
Beverly Roberts Gaventa has published or released items in the following series...
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching