The Epistles of 2 Corinthians Abd 1 Peter: Newly Discovered Commentaries (#3 in Lightfoot Legacy Set Series)
:InterVarsity Press is proud to present The Lightfoot Legacy, a three-volume set of previously unpublished material from J. B. Lightfoot, one of the great biblical scholars of the modern era. In the spring of 2013, Ben Witherington III discovered hundreds...
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:InterVarsity Press is proud to present The Lightfoot Legacy, a three-volume set of previously unpublished material from J. B. Lightfoot, one of the great biblical scholars of the modern era. In the spring of 2013, Ben Witherington III discovered hundreds of pages of biblical commentary by Lightfoot in the Durham Cathedral Library. While incomplete, these commentaries represent a goldmine for historians and biblical scholars, as well as for the many people who have found Lightfoot's work both informative and edifying, deeply learned and pastorally sensitive. In addition to the material on the Acts of the Apostles and the Gospel of St. John, published in volumes one and two, respectively, there were fragments on 2 Corinthians and 1 Peter. Lightfoot was well known as a Pauline expert given his commentaries on Galatians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon, and fragments of his work on Romans, 1 Corinthians, Ephesians, and 1 and 2 Thessalonians were published posthumously. It is therefore a delight to have his notes on 2 Corinthians available for the first time. Lightfoot was also interested in the life and work of Peter. The introduction to his commentary on 1 Peter provides insightful analysis of the chronology and context of the epistle. Lightfoot seeks to demonstrate that Peter knew Paul's work and that these two great apostles were in harmony regarding theology and ethics.Now complete, these three commentary volumes reveal a scholar well ahead of his time, one of the great minds of his or any generation.
Alister E. McGrath is one of the most respected Christian theologians of this century. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dr. McGrath currently serves as Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education, and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture at King's College, London. ý Alister McGrath es profesor de teologia historica en la Universidad de Oxford y director del Oxford Centre for Evangelism and Apologetics. Es autor de muchos libros altamente aclamados, incluyendo In The Beginning: The Story of the Kings James Bible.
- :foreword Abbreviations Editor's Introduction: J.b. Lightfoot As Biblical Commentator
- Part One: Pauline Prolegomena: Of Chronology And Context
- Part Two: Commentary On 2 Corinthiansthe Salutation And The Supplication (2 Cor 1:1-14)why A Further Visit Failed To Happen (2 Cor 1:23-2:17)excursus: On The Use Of The First Person Plural In St. Paul's Epistlesthe Ministry Of Death, And The Ministry Of Life (2 Cor 3)eternal Treasures In Earthen Vessels (2 Cor 4)of Temporary Tents And Eternal Houses (2 Cor 5)the Ministry Of Suffering And Reconciliation (2 Cor 6)frank Speech And Fresh Hope (2 Cor 6:11-7:16)2 Corinthians 7about The Collection (2 Cor 8)2 Corinthians 92 Corinthians 102 Corinthians 11
- Part Three: Introduction To The Commentary On 1 Peter
- Part Four: Commentary On 1 Petera Living Hope, A Call To Holy Living (1 Peter 1)the Living Stone And The Living Stones (1 Peter 2)heirs Of Life, Followers Of Christ's Example Of Suffering (1 Peter 3)
- Appendix A: The Mission Of Titus To The Corinthiansappendix B: St. Paul's Preparation For Ministryappendix C: "the Letter Killeth, But The Spirit Giveth Life"appendix D: Lessons Of History From The Cradle Of Christianityappendix E: The Christian Ministryappendix F: J.b. Lightfoot As Biblical Commentator: C.k. Barrettappendix G: Lightfoot In Retrospect: J.d.g. Dunnpublished Works By Lightfoot In Chronological Sequencemonographs On Lightfoot Or His Worksarticles Or Essays On Lightfoot Or His Worksauthor Indexscripture Index