The Pauline letters : introducing the New Testament


The Pauline letters : introducing the New Testament



Paul of Tarsus is a biblical figure like no other because of his role in the development of the New Testament. The Pauline Letters is a clear, engaging text created for those studying Paul’s letters, a task essential for understanding Christianity.

Exploring the complexities of Paul’s life and work, the integration of Jewish theology and Greek thought in the Pauline letters, and questions of authorship of the letters, this text guides and challenges the reader to understand how Paul shaped Christianity.

This commentary-–perfect for students and an asset for any professor’s library-–addresses the historical, social, and literary contexts of each letter and what the letters reveal about Paul’s theology and ethics. The text’s summaries, review questions, and recommended additional readings make it ideal for undergraduate courses.

Table of Contents

Introduction : studying Paul and his letters -- Paul of Tarsus -- First Thessalonians -- First Corinthians -- Second Corinthians -- Galatians -- Romans -- Philippians -- Philemon -- Colossians, Ephesians, and Second Thessalonians -- First Timothy, Second Timothy, and Titus -- Later letters, narratives, and the Apocalypse of Paul.

Colleges & School

College Of Arts And Sciences


1599820994; 9781599820996.

Publication Date



Anselm Academic


Winona, MN

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Bible. New Testament. -- Textbooks


Biblical Studies | Religion

The Pauline letters : introducing the New Testament

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