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Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: First and Second Letters to Timothy

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: First and Second Letters to Timothy

by Luke Timothy Johnson

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 als… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Letter of James

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Letter of James

by Luke Timothy Johnson

The Letter of James is one of the most significant, yet generally overlooked, New Testament books. Because Martin Luther, leader of the Protestant Reformation, disliked this letter for its emphasis on good deeds, the book has come to be viewed as being in opposition to Paul’s letters, which emphasize faith in God. To correct these and other misperceptions … Read more…

Reading the New Testament - Romans

Reading the New Testament - Romans

by Luke Timothy Johnson

The Epistle to the Romans is considered to be the classic of Reformation theology. Luke Timothy Johnson, a scholar from the Roman Catholic tradition, invests this commentary with breadth of perspective and clarity of expression. He focuses on understanding the key themes and their relationship to the whole of Pauline writings and the shaping of Christianity.… Read more…

The Historical Jesus: Five Views

The Historical Jesus: Five Views

by Darrell L. Bock, Luke Timothy Johnson, James D. G. Dunn, Paul Rhodes Eddy, James K. Beilby, Robert M. Price and John Dominic Crossan

The scholarly quest for the historical Jesus has a distinguished pedigree in modern Western religious and historical scholarship, with names such as Strauss, Schweitzer and Bultmann highlighting the story. Since the early 1990s, when the Jesus quest was reawakened for a third run, numerous significant books have emerged. And the public's attention has been r… Read more…