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By Aída Besancon Spencer,Michael Bird,Craig S. Keener

a radical and insightful statement on Paul's letter to his coworker Timothy, which the apostle wrote prior to and through Nero's persecution. Spencer rigorously examines each one a part of the letter and relates it to the final circulation of the argument and in mild of the bigger biblical, ancient, social, and cultural contexts. How Paul's writing with regards to the traditional groups is highlighted within the mild of unique information gleaned from her explorations on situation in Crete, Ephesus, and Rome. moreover, Paul's rhetorical and ministry ideas, in particular as they relate to girls and their position within the church, are explored. all through, Spencer offers an in-depth exegesis in a readable layout more advantageous by means of 40 years of ministry.

"By explaining lexical, grammatical, historic, and theological issues, and through focusing continually on canonical connections and pastoral software, Aída Spencer has written a lucid observation that might end up beneficial for normal readers, scholars, and pastors alike."
--Eckhard J. Schnabel, affiliate editor of Bulletin of Biblical Research

"This quantity completes Spencer's precious remark at the Pastoral Epistles. Concise and readable, it additionally offers in-depth research of the circulate of every letter, and critical notice experiences delicate to either biblical and Greco-Roman utilization. . . . This quantity is principally delicate to the gender-oriented directions pertaining to management and behavior in Titus and a couple of Timothy. hugely recommended."
--John R. Kohlenberger III, editor of The NIV Greek and English New Testament

"Aída Spencer's wealthy exposition of Paul's final letters is a welcome significant other to her paintings at the first of the Pastoral letters, 1 Timothy. The statement beguiles because it combines brevity and financial system of expression with wealthy and deep perception into the that means of Paul's message to the pastors he despatched to Crete and Ephesus. As regularly, Spencer conscientiously attends to the realm of the writer and his recipients, framing his message in the cultural matrix of the Greco-Roman global. whilst, she is helping pastor, instructor, and scholar bridge the space among the message then and now. hear and have fun with as you listen the timbre of the apostolic voice afresh and anew."
--Gene L. eco-friendly, writer of The Letters to the Thessalonians

Aída Besançon Spencer is Professor of recent testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and impressive Lecturer of North-West collage. in addition to instructing, Dr. Spencer has labored as a Spanish group organizer and Presbyterian minister. She used to be born and reared in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is the writer of twelve books and 1000s of articles together with 2 Corinthians: day-by-day Bible observation and Paul's Literary type: A Stylistic comparability of II Corinthians 11:16-12:13, Romans 8:9-39, and Philippians 3:2-4:13.

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