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IVP New Testament Commentary: 1-2 Thessalonians

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About this Series

Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.

Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.

About this Volume

This one-volume commentary on 1-2 Thessalonians can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.

The young church at Thessalonica, having taken root during Paul's brief stay there, pondered when the end might come as well. Paul, in order to instruct them more fully, wrote them two letters, which taken together expound the "already-and-not-yet" character of his views of the end times. His instruction and counsel can serve us well today.

In this careful study of 1-2 Thessalonians, G. K. Beale offers an introduction that sets the letters in context and surveys their general content, highlighting issues surrounding their occasion and purpose. His passage-by-passage commentary seeks to explain what these letters mean to us today as well as what they meant for their original hearers.

Features

  • Passage-by-passage exposition of 1 and 2 Thessalonians
  • Examines the "already-and-not-yet" character of Paul's views of the end times
  • Based on the NIV Bible
  • Includes background information and discussion of critical issues

About the Author(s)

G. K. Beale is Professor of Biblical Studies, Wheaton College and author of several books, including the New International Greek Testament Commentary on Revelation.

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