Meticulously researched and comprehensive in scope, Hoehner's respected resource explores issues of authorship, structure, historical setting, purpose, and theology in Paul's letter to the believers in Ephesus. Careful transliteration and translations of the Greek, solid verse-by-verse exegesis, and interaction with contemporary scholarship offer unparalleled insight into the text. Indispensable! 960 pages, hardcover from Baker.
Harold Hoehner has taught biblical exegesis to thousands of students over the years. He now brings that experience to bear on this important work.
He begins with a helpful introduction to the letter of Ephesians in which he addresses issues of authorship, structure and genre, historical setting, purpose, and theology. At the end of the introduction, the author includes a detailed bibliography for further reading. Hoehner then delves into the text of Ephesians verse by verse, offering the Greek text, English translation, and detailed commentary. He interacts extensively with the latest scholarship and provides a fair and thorough discussion of every disputed point in the book.
Pastors, students, and scholars looking for a comprehensive treatment on Ephesians will be interested in this commentary. Hoehner's interaction with the latest scholarship combined with his detailed exegesis will make this new commentary the only resource they will need to consult.
Harold W. Hoehner (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, where he has taught for more than thirty years. He is the author of Chronological Aspects of the Life of Christ.