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|Title: 1 Peter: IVP New Testament Commentary [IVPNTC]|
By: I. Howard Marshall
Number of Pages: 184
Vendor: IVP Academic
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
Weight: 8 ounces
Series: IVP New Testament Commentary
Stock No: WW840175
As a young church in a hostile environment, Peter's first readers found in his letter encouragement, not just for facing suffering, but for living responsibly in the world as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. Christians today will also find in Peter's letter a wealth of practical counsel on how to conduct themselves in family and social life, as well as in relation to a society that makes it tough to follow Jesus Christ. In this invigorating volume from one of today's leading evangelical scholars, readers will find an introduction that discusses the letter's form, authorship, destination and primary theological themes, followed by a passage-by-passage commentary that always seeks to answer the question of what the text means for us today as well as what it meant for its original hearers. Students, pastors, Bible teachers and everyone who wants to understand Peter's message for the church will benefit from this excellent resource.
I. Howard Marshall (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen; D.D., Asbury) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Honorary Research Professor at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland. His numerous publications include New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel, Luke: Historian and Theologian and several commentaries on books of the New Testament.
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