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Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament (10 Vols.)

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament (10 Vols.)

by Charles H. Talbert, Duane F. Watson, Terrance Callan, Frank J. Matera, Mary Ann Beavis, Jo-Ann A. Brant, John Painter, James W. Thompson, Mikeal C. Parsons and Pheme Perkins

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts inform Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits Commenting on the final, … Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Hebrews

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Hebrews

by James W. Thompson

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts form Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits Commenting on the final, ca… Read more…

Pastoral Ministry according to Paul A Biblical Vision

Pastoral Ministry according to Paul A Biblical Vision

by James W. Thompson

What is the ultimate purpose of pastoral ministry? What emphases and priorities should take precedence? In the day-to-day emphasis on various pastoral roles and pragmatic concerns, what can sometimes get lost is the theological foundation for understanding pastoral ministry.James Thompson is a New Testament scholar with a concern for relating biblical studie… Read more…

Moral Formation according to Paul The Context and Coherence of Pauline Ethics

Moral Formation according to Paul The Context and Coherence of Pauline Ethics

by James W. Thompson

This fresh treatment of Paul's ethics addresses this question: how, according to Paul, can Christian communities know how God wants them to live? Leading biblical scholar James Thompson explains that Paul offers a coherent moral vision based not only on the story of Christ but also on the norms of the law. Paul did not live with a sharp dichotomy of law and … Read more…

The Church according to Paul Rediscovering the Community Conformed to Christ

The Church according to Paul Rediscovering the Community Conformed to Christ

by James W. Thompson

Amid conflicting ideas about what the church should be and do in a post-Christian climate, the missing voice is that of Paul. The New Testament's most prolific church planter, Paul faced diverse challenges as he worked to form congregations. Leading biblical scholar James Thompson examines Paul's ministry of planting and nurturing churches in the pre-Christi… Read more…