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Publication Date: 2013
Series: Story of God Bible Commentary
Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and contemporary culture, Philippianspart of the new, highly-anticipated Fidei Commentary series on the New Testamentprovides pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people a clear and compelling exposition of the text in the context of the Bibles overarching story. The authors move away from application language, which has been criticized as being too simplistic, instead encouraging discussion of how the Bibles story can be lived today.
Offering a new type of application commentary for todays context, the Fidei series explains and illuminates Scripture as Gods Story, with each New Testament text examined as embedded in its canonical and historical setting, in order to foster discernment in living the story faithfully and creatively with and for the Church in the 21st Century
Lynn H. Cohick (PhD in New Testament/Christian Origins, University of Pennsylvania) is professor of New Testament in the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College and Graduate School, Wheaton, Illinois. Lynn has written Philippians in the Story of God Bible Commentary (Zondervan, 2013) and Ephesians in the New Covenant Commentary (Cascade, 2010), as well as Women in the World of the Earliest Christians (Baker Academic, 2009). She explores early Jewish/Christian relations in her book, Melito of Sardis: Setting, Purpose, and Sources (Brown Judaic Studies, 2000), and in several articles on women in Early Judaism and earliest Christianity. She and her husband reside in Wheaton, Illinois.
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is a distinguished scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is on the advisory council of the BioLogos Foundation, and is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and general editor for the Story of God Bible Commentary Old Testament, and has authored many articles and books on the Psalms and other Old Testament books.
Scot McKnight (PhD, Nottingham) is the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois. He is the author of more than fifty books, including the award-winning The Jesus Creed as well as The King Jesus Gospel, A Fellowship of Differents, One.Life, The Blue Parakeet, and Kingdom Conspiracy.