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New Testament Library: Colossians (Sumney 2008) — NTL

New Testament Library: Colossians (Sumney 2008) — NTL

by Jerry L. Sumney

The letter to the Colossians offers great insight into the faith, life, and problems of an early Christian church. Understanding this letter to be one of Paul's prison epistles but aware of the differences between this and his other writings, Jerry Sumney shows how the church struggled with expressing its new faith in the diverse settings of the Greco-Ro… Read more…

Steward of God's Mysteries: Paul and Early Church Tradition

Steward of God's Mysteries: Paul and Early Church Tradition

by Jerry L. Sumney

One view that perennially springs up among biblical scholars is that Paul was the inventor of Christianity, or that Paul introduced the idea of a divine Christ to a church that earlier had simply followed the ethical teaching of a human Jesus. In this book Jerry Sumney responds to that claim by examining how, in reality, Paul drew on what the church already … Read more…