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The Letter to Philemon (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries) [Hardcover]

By Joseph A. Fitzmyer (Author)
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Paul's letter to his friend and fellow Christian Philemon has long inspired debate concerning the apostle's view of slavery. Was he asking that Onesimus be freed or pleading for lenience? In this commentary, Fitzmyer explores the social, political, and economic realities behind the epistle and asks what relevance it has for the church today. Insightful, challenging, and thorough! 138 pages, hardcover from Random House.

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The apostle Paul's letter to his friend and fellow Christian Philemon, which focuses on the question of slavery, has long inspired debate. Onesimus, one of Philemon's slaves and a Christian himself, has left his master's house and sought refuge with Paul. In a letter to Philemon, Paul assures his friend that he is sending Onesimus back into captivity, but pleads for mercy on the slave's behalf, asking Philemon to treat him as a beloved brother and as he would treat the apostle.

Examining Paul's letter within the context of the social, political, and economic realities of the times, Fitzmyer sheds light on the question of whether Paul was suggesting that Onesimus be granted freedom from slavery or whether he was simply advocating a lenient treatment of this particular slave. His insights not only clarify Paul's position but show why the letter is relevant in the Church today.

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Yale University Press
Pages   138
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.3" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.14 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 5, 2000
Publisher   Yale University Press
Series  Anchor Bible Commentary  
ISBN  030014055X  
ISBN13  9780300140552  


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More About Joseph A. Fitzmyer


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Joseph A. Fitzmyer, a Jesuit priest, is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America and resident in the Jesuit community at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He has edited and published numerous books on the New Testament, ancient Aramaic, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, and has served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the Society for New Testament Study.



Joseph A. Fitzmyer currently resides in Washington, in the state of District Of Columbia. Joseph A. Fitzmyer was born in 1952 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Emeritus, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Joseph A. Fitzmyer has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries
  2. Biblical Resource
  3. Semitic Background of the New Testament
  4. Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls & Related Literature


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