The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians
The two letters to the Thessalonians dwell richly on the Christian hope and emphasize the significance of the Christian calling in the here and now. In this commentary Leon Morris offers a solid exegetical discussion of specific problems relating to...
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The two letters to the Thessalonians dwell richly on the Christian hope and emphasize the significance of the Christian calling in the here and now. In this commentary Leon Morris offers a solid exegetical discussion of specific problems relating to the composition of the letters themselves, yet his exposition is also pervaded by an acute awareness of the relevance of Pauls message to the practical problems encountered in living the Christian life. Long published as part of the New International Commentary on the New Testament series and here reprinted in paperback, this classic work on 1 and 2 Thessalonians has proved and will continue to prove useful to a wide range of readers, including scholars, pastors, Bible students, and educated Christians. / Thorough and readable. Leon Morris deals minutely with the grammatical meaning of the Greek text without being obscure or pedantic. . . . The main exposition of the commentary is comprehensible by any intelligent Bible student and provides ready reference for the casual reader. Christianity Today / Morris is an able exegete with a mind of his own and a stylistic facility that makes his commentary as readable as it is instructive. Evangelical Quarterly / This commentary is worthy of a place on the shelves of every student of the New Testament. Didaskalia
Leon Lamb Morris was an Australian New Testament scholar. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge which became his first major book, The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross. He served as Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge (1960-64); Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia (where they have named a library in his honour); and Visiting Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
He published numerous theological works and commentaries on the Bible, notable among which are The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance, New Testament Theology, and The Gospel According to John and 1 and 2 Thessalonians (New International Commentary on the New Testament series) and The Gospel According to Matthew, and The Epistle to the Romans (Pillar Series). Morris was also the editor of the invaluable Tyndale Bible Commentary Series and the author of volumes on Luke, 1 Corinthians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Revelation.
Koorong -Editorial Review.