The Word in This World (New Testament Library Series)
The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, critical portrayals of the historical world in which...
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The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, careful attention to their literary design, and a theologically perceptive exposition of the biblical text. The contributors are scholars of international standing. The editorial board consists of C. Clifton Black, Princeton Theological Seminary. Princeton, New Jersey: John T. Carroll, Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia: and Beverly Roberts Gaventa. Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey.
This volume brings together for the first time numerous publications that range across the New Testament canon and encompass a variety of interpretive forms, from thematic essay to commentary, from close exegesis to homily. The volume also presents two major essays and two homilies that have not previously appeared in print. All these studies are distinguished by Meyer's characteristic attention to detail, precision in argument, and elegant prose. Readers will encounter on every page perceptive hisorical and literary analysis and deep theological wisdom from the pen of a master exegete.
Paul W. Meyer is Helen H. P. Manson Professor Emeritus of New Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. A
John T. Carroll is the Harriet Robertson Fitts Memorial Professor of New Testament at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Virginia. He is the author or editor of several books, including "The Death of Jesus in Early Christianity", "Preaching the Hard Sayings of Jesus", "The Return of Jesus in Early Christianity", and "The Word in This World".