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The Anchor: First and Second Letters to Timothy (#35A in Anchor Bible Commentaries Series)

Luke Timothy Johnson

The Anchor: First and Second Letters to Timothy (#35A in Anchor Bible Commentaries Series)

Luke Timothy Johnson

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The letters of Paul to Timothy, one of his favorite delegates, often make for difficult reading in today's world. They contain much that make modern readers uncomfortable, and much that is controversial, including pronouncements on the place of women in the Church and on homosexuality, as well as polemics against the so-called " false teachers." They have also been of a source of questions within the scholarly community, where the prevailing opinion since the nineteenth century is that someone else wrote the letters and signed Paul's name in order to give them greater authority. ^Using the best of modern and ancient scholarship, Luke Timothy Johnson provides clear, accessible commentary that will help lay readers navigate the letters and better understand their place within the context Paul's teachings. Johnson's conclusion that they were indeed written by Paul himself ensures that this volume, like the other Anchor Bible Commentaries, will attract the attention of theolo

- Publisher The letters of Paul to Timothy, one of his favourite delegates, often make for difficult reading in today's world. They contain much that makes modern readers uncomfortable, and much that is controversial, including prounouncements on the place of women in the Church, homosexuality, and many incisive polemics against so-called "false teachers." There is still, despite their importance in the Bible, a great deal to learn about these provocative letters.Luke Timothy Johnson, one of the best known New Testament scholars today, has written a commentary which will prove useful to scholars and laypeople alike eager to navigate the letters to Timothy. It will also attract a great deal of attention in the scholarly community for its seemingly paradoxical conclusion that the letters were indeed written by Paul himself (the prevailing opinion since the 19th Century is that they were actually written by someone else, and that Paul's name was signed to them to give them authority).Using the best of both modern and ancient scholarship, Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson has written the definitive commentary on the First and Second Letters to Timothy and yet another brilliant work in the Anchor Bible series.

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The letters of Paul to Timothy, one of his favorite delegates, often make for difficult reading in today's world. They contain much that make modern readers uncomfortable, and much that is controversial, including pronouncements on the place of women in the Church and on homosexuality, as well as polemics against the so-called " false teachers." They have also been of a source of questions within the scholarly community, where the prevailing opinion since the nineteenth century is that someone else wrote the letters and signed Paul's name in order to give them greater authority. ^Using the best of modern and ancient scholarship, Luke Timothy Johnson provides clear, accessible commentary that will help lay readers navigate the letters and better understand their place within the context Paul's teachings. Johnson's conclusion that they were indeed written by Paul himself ensures that this volume, like the other Anchor Bible Commentaries, will attract the attention of theolo
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The letters of Paul to Timothy, one of his favourite delegates, often make for difficult reading in today's world. They contain much that makes modern readers uncomfortable, and much that is controversial, including prounouncements on the place of women in the Church, homosexuality, and many incisive polemics against so-called "false teachers." There is still, despite their importance in the Bible, a great deal to learn about these provocative letters.Luke Timothy Johnson, one of the best known New Testament scholars today, has written a commentary which will prove useful to scholars and laypeople alike eager to navigate the letters to Timothy. It will also attract a great deal of attention in the scholarly community for its seemingly paradoxical conclusion that the letters were indeed written by Paul himself (the prevailing opinion since the 19th Century is that they were actually written by someone else, and that Paul's name was signed to them to give them authority).Using the best of both modern and ancient scholarship, Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson has written the definitive commentary on the First and Second Letters to Timothy and yet another brilliant work in the Anchor Bible series.
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Luke Timothy Johnson

Luke Timothy Johnson (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of the New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University. A Roman Catholic, Johnson was a Benedictine monk and priest before becoming a biblical scholar. He is the author of several scholarly books and has written for Commonwealth and Christian Century.

Some of his many books include Hebrews: A Commentary (New Testament Library); Brother of Jesus: Friend of God (Wm. B. Eerdmans); The First and Second Letters to Timothy (Anchor Bible: Yale Universtiy Press 2001); Living Jesus: Learning the Heart of the Gospel (HarperOne 1999); Reading Romans: A Literary and Theological Commentary (Crossroads Press 1997); Letters to Paul's Delegates: A Commentary on 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy and Titus (1996); The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels (HarperOne 1996); The Letter of James (Anchor Bible: The Doubleday Religious Press 1995);The Acts of the Apostles (Liturgical Press 1992) and Luke (Liturgical Press 1991).
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  • Catalogue Code 162216
  • Product Code 0385484224
  • EAN 9780385484220
  • Pages 494
  • Department Academic
  • Category New Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category 1 Timothy
  • Publisher Doubleday
  • Publication Date Mar 2001
  • Dimensions 241 x 165 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.862kg

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