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Pastor’s Bookshelf: 1-2 Thessalonians

Paul.jpgThis week’s version of Pastor’s Bookshelf is commentaries on 1 and 2 Thessalonians.

Because it’s my old stand-by, I turn first to F.F. Bruce, 1 & 2 Thessalonians (Word Biblical Commentary) (Vol. 45) but there are two recent commentaries that shake things up:


Charles Wanamaker, The Epistles to the Thessalonians: A Commentary on the Greek Text (New International Greek Testament Commentary)

Abraham J. Malherbe, The Letters to the Thessalonians (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)


Then I turn to Ben Witherington 1 and 2 Thessalonians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary
and to Ernest Best First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians

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posted July 16, 2009 at 4:47 pm

Never have been able to write the first comment so now I can say I did!

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posted July 16, 2009 at 8:00 pm

I think Beverly Gaventa’s commentary in the Interpretation series is excellent as well. It is very readable for pastors.

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jeremy bouma

posted July 17, 2009 at 12:04 am

I realize it was just released two days ago…but have you had a chance to page through Fee’s NICNT 1&2 Thess update? I’m planning to pick it up tomorrow during my weekly visit to Eerdmans…one of the many perks of living in GRap, MI :)

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