Philemon, Colossians, and Ephesians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]  -     By: Ben Witherington III
Buy Item $24.49 Retail: $38.00 Save 36% ($13.51) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Philemon, Colossians, and Ephesians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Paperback

$24.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $38.00
|
Save 36% ($13.51)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW824882

Current Promotions
Browse
Refine by
Advanced Search Links

Product Description

This volume completes Ben Witherington's contributions to the set of Eerdmans socio-rhetorical commentaries on the New Testament.

In addition to the usual features of these commentaries, Witherington offers an innovative way of looking at Colossians, Ephesians, and Philemon as interrelated documents written at different levels of moral discourse. Colossians is first-order moral discourse (the opening gambit), Ephesians is second-order moral discourse (what one says after the opening salvo to the same audience), and Philemon is third-order moral discourse (what one says to a personal friend or intimate). Witherington successfully analyzes these documents as examples of Asiatic rhetoric, explaining the differences in style from earlier Pauline documents. He further shows that Paul is deliberately engaging in the transformation of existing social institutions. Witherington's work is scholarly and engaging, with detailed "Closer Look" sections.

Ben Witherington III is professor of New Testament interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, and is on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University, Scotland. A prolific writer, he has twice won the Christianity Today best Biblical Studies book-of-the-year award.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 500
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0802824889
ISBN-13: 9780802824882
Availability: In Stock
Series: Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

Related Products

  1. 1 & 2 Thessalonians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]
    1 & 2 Thessalonians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]
    Ben Witherington III
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 33% ($10.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW28367
  2. Letters and Homilies for Jewish Christians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Hebrews, James and Jude [SRC]
    Letters and Homilies for Jewish Christians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Hebrews, James and Jude [SRC]
    Ben Witherington III
    IVP Academic / 2007 / Hardcover
    $29.49 Retail: $45.00 Save 34% ($15.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW829323
  3. Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians, Volume 1: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Titus, 1-2 Timothy and 1-3 John
    Letters and Homilies for Hellenized Christians, Volume 1: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on Titus, 1-2 Timothy and 1-3 John
    Ben Witherington III
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2006 / Hardcover
    $29.99 Retail: $45.00 Save 33% ($15.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW829318
  4. Perseverance in Gratitude: A Socio-Rhetorical  Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews [SRC]
    Perseverance in Gratitude: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews [SRC]
    David A. deSilva
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $34.99 Retail: $52.00 Save 33% ($17.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW41880

Publisher's Description

This volume completes Ben Witherington??'s own contributions to the Eerdmans socio-rhetorical series of commentaries on the New Testament.

Besides the usual features of this series, Witherington offers an innovative way of looking at Colossians, Ephesians, and Philemon as inter-related documents written at different levels of moral discourse. Colossians is first order moral discourse (the opening gambit), Ephesians is second order moral discourse (what one says next after the opening salvo to the same audience), and Philemon is third order moral discourse (what one says to a personal friend or intimate). Witherington successfully analyzes these documents as examples of Asiatic rhetoric, explaining the difference in style from earlier Pauline documents. He further shows that Paul is deliberately engaging in the transformation of existing social institutions.

As always, Witherington??'s work is scholarly and engaging, and will be welcome on any shelf.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Genesis: Word Biblical Commentary, 2 Vols. [WBC]
    Genesis: Word Biblical Commentary, 2 Vols. [WBC]
    Gordon Wenham
    Thomas Nelson / Hardcover
    $46.99 Retail: $99.98 Save 53% ($52.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW200310
  2. Ephesians: Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament [BHGNT]
    Ephesians: Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament [BHGNT]
    William J. Larkin
    Baylor University Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $24.99 Retail: $29.95 Save 17% ($4.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW580664
  3. The Dude's Guide to Manhood
    The Dude's Guide to Manhood
    Darrin Patrick
    Thomas Nelson / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW205479
    Video
  4. Reclaiming the Future of Christian Education
    Reclaiming the Future of Christian Education
    ACSI / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $24.70 Save 19% ($4.71)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW2726244

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search