Blending solid biblical scholarship with a reader-friendly format, noted expert Weima provides a substantive yet accessible commentary on Paul's Letters to the Thessalonians. This meticulously researched addition to the critically acclaimed Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament presents a thorough chapter-by-chapter exegesis, exploring the sociological, historical, and theological aspects of these important epistles.
In this addition to the critically acclaimed BECNT series, respected New Testament scholar Jeffrey Weima offers pastors, students, and teachers the most up-to-date and substantive commentary available on 1-2 Thessalonians. Weima, a Thessalonians expert, experienced teacher, and widely traveled speaker, presents well-informed evangelical scholarship at an accessible level to help readers understand the sociological, historical, and theological aspects of these letters. As with all BECNT volumes, this commentary features the author's detailed interaction with the Greek text, extensive research, thoughtful chapter-by-chapter exegesis, and a user-friendly design. It admirably achieves the dual aims of the series--academic sophistication with pastoral sensitivity and accessibility.
Jeffrey A. D. Weima (PhD, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto) is professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has taught for more than twenty years. He has taught courses all over the world and is the author of several books and articles.