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By Aída Besançon Spencer

ISBN-10: 1498212247

ISBN-13: 9781498212243

ISBN-10: 1556359918

ISBN-13: 9781556359910

an intensive and insightful remark on Paul's letter to his coworker Timothy, which the Apostle wrote sooner than and through Nero's persecution. Spencer conscientiously examines each one a part of the letter and relates it to the general circulation of the argument and in gentle of the bigger biblical, old, social, and cultural contexts. How Paul's writing concerning the traditional groups is highlighted within the mild of unique info gleaned from her explorations on situation in Ephesus and all through Greece. moreover, Paul's rhetorical and ministry concepts, specially as they relate to ladies and their function within the church, are explored. all through, Spencer offers an in-depth exegesis in a readable layout greater by way of 40 years of ministry.

"By explaining either lexical, grammatical, ancient, and theological concerns, and through focusing continually on canonical connections and pastoral program, Aída Spencer has written a lucid statement that would turn out worthwhile for normal readers, scholars, and pastors alike."
--Eckhard J. Schnabel, affiliate Editor, Bulletin of Biblical Research

"In 1 Timothy, greater than the other New testomony writing, Paul has particular directions for a way Christian ladies are to provide and behavior themselves, and the way they're to profit, educate, and minister within the church. How acceptable [it is], then, statement in this booklet could be written via a girl. Dr. Spencer offers a delicately researched, well-balanced, and well-written exposition with exact awareness given to the tricky and debatable texts when it comes to girls, males, and to all Christians. hugely recommended."
--John R. Kohlenberger III, Editor, The NIV Greek and English New Testament

"Spencer good is aware that our texts are in discussion with their contexts and that the clever interpreter needs to mark out the intimate relationships among scripture and its worlds, either historical and smooth. 1 Timothy is a cautious and confessional exploration of Paul's message for the younger pastor in Ephesus and the chief in state-of-the-art church. either readable and certain, it is a paintings that clever expositors will retain inside of effortless reach."
--Gene L. eco-friendly, Professor of recent testomony, Wheaton collage and Graduate School

"As a believer with the easy religion of a kid, the writer manages to supply a well-researched and simply readable scholarly contribution on 1 Timothy. it really is fresh to learn this well-balanced contribution via a feminine student in this letter that again and again refers back to the position of girl within the church but in addition to different ministerial thoughts. Her views at the effect of this article on a modern religion group are enlightening."
--Francois P. Viljoen, Professor, college of Theology, North-West University

"Spencer's statement on 1 Timothy offers an articulate safety of Pauline authorship that interacts good with serious scholarship. it really is jam-packed with worthwhile grammatical, lexical, syntactical, ancient, and theological insights. . . . Theological insights comprise its dialogue of the heretical instructing addressed in 1 Timothy and its remarkable remedy of one Timothy 2:15. I enthusiastically advocate this well-documented commentary."
--Philip B. Payne, writer of Man and girl, One in Christ

Aída Besançon Spencer (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY; ThM, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Professor of recent testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, and remarkable Researcher for North-West collage, Potchefstroom, South Africa. She is the writer or coauthor of 13 books, together with 2 Corinthians (Bible research Commentary), Beyond the Curse: girls referred to as to Ministry, and Paul's Literary Style.

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