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By Aída Besançon Spencer

an intensive and insightful statement on Paul's letter to his coworker Timothy, which the Apostle wrote sooner than and through Nero's persecution. Spencer conscientiously examines each one a part of the letter and relates it to the general circulate of the argument and in gentle of the bigger biblical, old, social, and cultural contexts. How Paul's writing concerning the traditional groups is highlighted within the mild of unique info gleaned from her explorations on position in Ephesus and all through Greece. additionally, Paul's rhetorical and ministry options, in particular as they relate to girls and their position within the church, are explored. all through, Spencer offers an in-depth exegesis in a readable structure improved through 40 years of ministry.

"By explaining either lexical, grammatical, old, and theological concerns, and via focusing continuously on canonical connections and pastoral software, Aída Spencer has written a lucid remark that would end up valuable for basic readers, scholars, and pastors alike."
--Eckhard J. Schnabel, affiliate Editor, Bulletin of Biblical Research

"In 1 Timothy, greater than the other New testomony writing, Paul has particular directions for the way Christian ladies are to offer and behavior themselves, and the way they're to benefit, train, and minister within the church. How acceptable [it is], then, observation in this ebook will be written via a girl. Dr. Spencer presents a delicately researched, well-balanced, and well-written exposition with targeted awareness given to the tricky and debatable texts in relation to girls, males, and to all Christians. hugely recommended."
--John R. Kohlenberger III, Editor, The NIV Greek and English New Testament

"Spencer good is familiar with that our texts are in discussion with their contexts and that the clever interpreter needs to mark out the intimate relationships among scripture and its worlds, either historical and glossy. 1 Timothy is a cautious and confessional exploration of Paul's message for the younger pastor in Ephesus and the chief in state-of-the-art church. either readable and distinct, it is a paintings that clever expositors will hold inside of effortless reach."
--Gene L. eco-friendly, Professor of recent testomony, Wheaton university and Graduate School

"As a believer with the easy religion of a kid, the writer manages to supply a well-researched and simply readable scholarly contribution on 1 Timothy. it truly is clean to learn this well-balanced contribution through a feminine pupil in this letter that time and again refers back to the position of lady within the church but in addition to different ministerial recommendations. Her views at the impact of this article on a latest religion neighborhood are enlightening."
--Francois P. Viljoen, Professor, college of Theology, North-West University

"Spencer's remark on 1 Timothy offers an articulate protection of Pauline authorship that interacts good with serious scholarship. it's packed with necessary grammatical, lexical, syntactical, historic, and theological insights. . . . Theological insights comprise its dialogue of the heretical educating addressed in 1 Timothy and its striking remedy of one Timothy 2:15. I enthusiastically recommend this well-documented commentary."
--Philip B. Payne, writer of Man and girl, One in Christ

Aída Besançon Spencer (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY; ThM, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Professor of latest testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, and remarkable Researcher for North-West collage, Potchefstroom, South Africa. She is the writer or coauthor of 13 books, together with 2 Corinthians (Bible research Commentary), Beyond the Curse: girls known as to Ministry, and Paul's Literary Style.

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