Item description for Colossians and Philemon (Two Horizons New Testament Commentary) by Marianne Meye Thompson...
Overview Seeking to bridge the chasm between academic biblical studies and systematic theology, this new series offers section-by-section exegesis in conversation with theological concerns.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.34" Height: 0.81" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher WM. B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING CO.
Series 2 Horizons Commentary
ISBN 0802827152 ISBN13 9780802827159
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More About Marianne Meye Thompson
Marianne Meye Thompson (Ph.D., Duke University) is George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She is also the author of The Humanity of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel.
Marianne Meye Thompson currently resides in Pasadena, in the state of California.
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A Good Complement Mar 23, 2006
Thompson's commentary is, on both Colossians and Philemon, solid though not groundbreaking. She admits to difficulties in attributing Colossians to the Apostle Paul, but in the long run claims that it "can still best be explained as written or authorized by Paul during his own lifetime." The real contribution of this volume is the sections on the theology of each letter -- which in each case is near the length of the commentary proper. Especially enjoyable is her treatment of the church as "new humanity" in the theological section on Philemon. This volume won't replace those of Bockmuehl, Dunn, O'Brien, or Wright, but it worthy to stand beside them.