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Thompson considers connections between John's negative view of society and his social location as a wandering prophet, compares his visionary In this exposition, an acclaimed interpreter shows that the book of Revelation is to be read as a unified work of religious poetry aimed at extricating Christians from Roman society, in which they were living quietly and peacefully. Thompson considers connections between John's negative view of society and his social location as a wandering prophet, compares his visionary experience with that of other prophets and seers, especially in Judaism, notes similarities between the depictions of Christ and Satan in Revelation and portraits of heroes and demons in other writings of the time, and emphasizes that John's vision of heaven and the future were intended to infuse everyday Christian life with confidence in the goodness and ultimate triumph of God.
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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Revelation by Leonard L. Thompson
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Jan 12, David rated it it was ok. Murray J. Harris NIGTC, treats the Greek text in great detail, discussing exegetical options and offering grammatical insights. He delves into the text-critical issues more deeply than other commentators. Paul Barnett NICNT, offers more exposition than the exegetical detail of Harris, though his careful treatment of the text is elaborated with exegetical detail in the footnotes.
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Hafemann NIV Application Commentary; Zondervan, includes more exegetical detail than one would expect in this series and the result is a theologically compelling work. It seems to have been some time since an exegetical commentary appeared on Galatians , but this has been rectified by the appearance of several new volumes.
Romans and Galatians are the ground over which many of the recent lively discussions have taken place regarding competing perspectives on Paul. His theological exposition is clear and compelling and he often engages competing interpretations.
He cannot easily be pinned down with reference to recent debates on Paul, which is commendable. His handling of the text is succinct but thorough, and the manner in which he brings the text into contemporary life in his sections dedicated to reflection is a model of pastoral appropriation of biblical texts. James D. Martinus C. While I have noted that de Boer, Dunn, and Moo each come from a particular interpretive angle, they are marked by fair and expert handling of the text and by a fair treatment of those with whom they disagree.
Clinton E. In addition to a detailed exegetical treatment, he provides a helpful structural analysis for each section, along with theological and pastoral reflections. Peter T. This obviously affects how one reads the rest of the household code in Eph Thomas R. The commentary engages the text less directly than the other three exegetical commentaries mentioned, but because of its unique approach, it will be used with great benefit alongside the others.
Each section includes integration with theological themes in Scripture, along with practical suggestions for application. The volume closes with essays on biblical-theological topics found in Ephesians. Previous Article. Next Article. Biblical Studies.
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