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Fairweather, William. The Background of the Epistles. Christian Publishers, 1977).

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Introductory Works on the Epistles
( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1935; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Hiebert, D. Edmond. An Introduction to the Pauline Epistles. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "Among the best introductory studies available."

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Dictionaries of Paul & His Letters

Hawthorne, Gerald F. & Ralph P. Martin, eds. Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. IVPBD. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993; na.: na., na). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002).

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Critical Works on the Epistles
( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990; na.: na., na). ~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na).

Hooker, Morna D. From Adam to Christ: Essays on Paul.

Kim, Seyoon. The Origin of Paul's Gospel.

( Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1981; na.: na., na).

~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na). Lyall, Francis. Slaves, Citizens, Sons: Legal Metaphors in the Epistles. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Academie Books, 1984; na.: na., na).

Polhill, John B. Paul and His Letters.

( Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1999; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Ridderbos, Herman. Paul and Jesus. Conservative. [Dutch Reformed] ( Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian & Reformed, 1957; na.: na., na).

Ridderbos, Herman. Paul: An Outline of His Theology. Translated by John Richard De Witt. Publishing Co, 1975; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1977). Conservative. [Dutch Reformed] Robinson, John A. T. The Body: A Study in Pauline Theology. Westminster Press, 1977). [Anglican] Stein, Robert. Difficult Passages in the Epistles. [Southern Baptist]

( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans

( Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1952; Philadelphia, PA:

( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1988; Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 1989).

~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na). Witherington, Ben, III. Paul's Narrative Thought World: The Tapestry of Tragedy and Triumph. Press, 1994; na.: na., na). ( Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox

Ziesler, John A. Pauline Christianity. OBS. ( New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1983; Revised ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1990). ~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na).

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Commentaries on the Epistles
(3 vols. na.: na., na;

Non-Technical Exposition Ellicott, Charles J. Commentaries, Critical and Grammatical on the Epistles of Saint Paul, with Revised Translations. 3 vols. Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: James Family Christian Publishers, 1978). Conservative. [Anglican] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Commentaries on the Epistles (Nineteenth Century)

Technical Exegesis Lightfoot, J. B. Notes on Epistles of St. Paul from Unpublished Commentaries. ( London: The Macmillan Company, 1895; Winona Lake, IN: Alpha Publications, 1979). Conservative. Ward - "The ripe fruit of the renowned scholar's vast learning." Fisher - "Notes on various letters of Paul, including all of 1 Corinthians, based on the lectures of Lightfoot and published after his death." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Special Topics in the Epistles
( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985; na.: na.,

Bruce, F. F. Paul & His Converts, How Paul Nurtured the Churches he Planted. na).

Davies, W. D. Paul and Rabbinic Judaism. Conservative.

( London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1955; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "A fascinating and thorough study of some Rabbinic elements in Pauline theology." Hunter, Archibald M. Paul and His Predecessors. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Knowling, R. J. The Testimony of St. Paul to Christ. ( na.: na., na; 3rd ed. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Entirely theological, profound, one of the greatest books of its kind in any language." Knowling, R. J. The Witness of the Epistles: A Study in Modern Criticism. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Loane, Marcus L. Grace and the Gentiles: Expository Studies in Six Pauline Letters. na). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Longenecker, Richard N. Paul, Apostle of Liberty.

( Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 1981; na.: na.,

( New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1964; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1976).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Machen, John Gresham. The Origin of Paul's Religion. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Consists of the James Sprunt Lectures, Union Theological Seminary, Virginia. Amillennial. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "A valuable treatment." Moe, Olaf Edvard. The Apostle Paul: His Message and Doctrine. Trans. L. A. Vigness. Publishing House, 1954). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ( na.: na., na; Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg

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( Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1850; na.: na., na).

Paley, William. Horæ Paulinæ, Clergyman's companion in visiting the sick. [Anglican Evangelical] Ramsay, William M. Pauline and Other Studies in Early Christian History. Conservative—Critical. [Scottish Protestant] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Ramsay, William M. The Teaching of Paul in Terms of the Present Day. [Scottish Protestant] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Schlatter, Adolf von. Der Kirche der Griechen im Urteil des Paulus.

( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1970; na.: na., na).

( na.: na., na; 2nd ed. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914).

( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Stewart, James Stuart. A Man in Christ: The Vital Elements in St. Paul's Religion. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Stier, Rudolf E. The Words of the Apostles. Trans. G. H. Venables. Publishers, 1981). Conservative.

( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Stonehouse, Ned B. Paul Before the Areopagus and Other New Testament Studies. Co, 1957; na.: na., na). Conservative. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

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Geography of the Epistles
( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1953;

Stewart, James Stuart & John Saul Howson. The Life and Epistles of Paul. na.: na., na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

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Personalities in the Epistles
( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1977; na.: na., na). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Covenant Seminary. Guide to Biblical Commentaries. (2000; 2000). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na).

Bruce, F. F. Paul, the Apostle of the Heart Set Free.

Conybeare, W. J. & J. S. Howson. The Life and Epistles of Saint Paul. 1904). [Anglican]

( na.: na., na; People's ed. Hartford, CN: The S. S. Scranton Co,

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Conybeare, W. J. & J. S. Howson. The Life and Epistles of St. Paul. Publishing Co, na). [Anglican] ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Well adapted to Bible class work." ~ Vos, Howard F. Effective Bible Study: A Guide to Sixteen Methods. (1956; Reprint ed. 1973).

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( na.: na., na; 2nd ed. New York, NY:

Deissman, Gustav Adolf. Paul: A Study in Social and Religious History. Trans. William E. Wilson. Harper & Row, na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Farrar, F. W. The Life and Work of St. Paul. [Anglican Evangelical] ( na.: na., na; 2 vols. Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1981).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Foakes-Jackson, F. J. The Life of St. Paul. The Man and the Apostle. Liberal. ( New York, NY: na., 1926; na.: na., na).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "A splendid work, not so well known as it should be. We cannot agree with some of its interpretations…" Goodwin, Frank J. A Harmony of the life of St. Paul. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, na; na.: na., na).

~ Vos, Howard F. Effective Bible Study: A Guide to Sixteen Methods. (1956; Reprint ed. 1973). Hengel, Martin and Roland Deines. The Pre-Christian Paul. ( Philadelphia, PA: Trinity Press International, 1991; na.: na., na).

~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na). Hiebert, D. Edmond. Personalities Around Paul. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1973; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Howson, J. S. The Character of St. Paul. ( London: na., 1864; na.: na., na).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Longenecker, Richard N. Ministry and Message of Paul. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1971; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). MacDuff, John Ross. The Footsteps of St. Peter: Being the Life and Times of the Apostle. Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1982). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Meyer, F. B. Paul: A Servant of Jesus Christ. Conservative. ( New York, NY: na., 1897; na.: na., na). ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN:

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Devotional." Moe, Olaf Edvard. The Apostle Paul: His Life and Work. Trans. L. A. Vigness. House, 1968). Reprint of the 1950 English edition. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Pollock, J. C. The Apostle: A Life of Paul. ( Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1985; na.: na., na). ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Ramsay, William M. St. Paul the Traveller and Roman Citizen. Baker Book House, 1960). [Scottish Protestant]

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( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1897; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI:

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1967. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1966; na). Robertson, A. T. Epochs in the Life of Paul. Conservative. [Southern Baptist] ( na.: na., 1909; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Schreiner, Thomas R. Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2001; na.: na., na). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Seekings, Herbert S. The Men of the Pauline Circle. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Shepard, John Watson. The Life and Letters of St. Paul. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Smith, David. The Life and Letters of St. Paul. Conservative—Critical. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Speer, Robert Elliot. Paul the All-Round Man. Conservative. [American Presbyterian] ( New York, NY: na., 1909; na.: na., na).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Well adapted to Bible class work." Speer, Robert Elliot. Studies of the Man Paul. Conservative. [American Presbyterian] ( New York, NY: na., 1900; na.: na., na).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Well adapted to Bible class work." Stalker, James. The Life of St. Paul. [Scottish Free Presbyterian] ( na.: na., na; New ed. na.: na., 1912).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Taylor, William M. Paul the Missionary. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). Turner, George Allen. Paul: Apostle for Today. ( Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1981; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). White, R. E. O. Apostle Extraordinary: A Modern Portrait of St. Paul. By a practicing psychiatrist. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

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Whyte, Alexander. The Apostle Paul. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

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~ Smith, Wilbur M., ed. International Bible Lessons for Christian Living. Uniform Series, 1944. Peloubet's Select Notes. (1943; na). "Every minister should know and ponder this precious volume."

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Romans
( Kampen: Kok, 1904; na.: na., na).

Andel, J. Van. Paulus' Brief Aan de Romeinen.

Byrne, B. Reckoning with Romans.

( Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1986; na.: na., na).

Greijdanus, Seakle. De brief van den apostel Paulus aan de gemeente to Rome.

( Amsterdam: H.A. van Bottenburg, 1933; na.: na., na).

Munck, Johannes. Christ & Israel; an interpretation of Romans 9-11. Trans. Ingeborg Nixon. na.: na., na). Foreword by Krister Stendahl. Robinson, John A. T. Wrestling with Romans. [Anglican] ( London: SCM Press, 1979; na.: na., na).

( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1967;

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Commentaries on Romans
( London: Oxford University Press, 1933; na.: na., na).

Barth, Karl. The Epistle to the Romans. Translated by Edwyn C. Hoskyns. Liberal—Critical. [Neo-Orthodox Protestant]

Wright, N. T. "The Letter to the Romans." NInterpB. Vol. 10. ( Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2002; na.: na., na). [Anglican Evangelical] ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Non-Technical Exposition Barnhouse, Donald Grey. Exposition of Bible Doctrine Taking the Epistle to the Romans as the Point of Departure. 1963; na.: na., na). [American Presbyterian] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Bruce, F. F. The Epistle of Paul to the Romans. TNTC. Vol. 6. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1963; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Cranfield, C. E. B. Romans: A Shorter Commentary. Conservative. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1985; na.: na., na). (10 vols. na.: na., na-

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Erdman, Charles R. The Epistle to the Romans. CNTB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Devotional. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

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( New York, NY: Paulist Press, 1987; na.: na., na).

Heil, J. P. Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Reader-Response Commentary.

Hendriksen, William. Exposition of Paul's Epistle to the Romans. NTC. (2 vols. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 1980, 1981; Onevolume ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1980). Conservative. [Presbyterian] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Jacomb, Thomas. Romans 8. ( Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, na; na.: na., na).

Lloyd-Jones, D. Martyn. Romans: An Exposition. Conservative. [British Calvinistic Congregationalist]

(6 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1971-; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Loane, Marcus L. The Hope of Glory. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "Provides a rare combination of accurate exegesis, capable Biblical exposition, and conservative scholarship." MacArthur, John F., Jr. Romans. (2 vols. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1991; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). McClain, Alva J. Romans, the Gospel of God's Grace. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1973; na.: na., na).

Morris, Leon. The Epistle to the Romans. PNTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1988; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Moule, H. C. G. "The Epistle to the Romans." William R. Nicoll, ed. EB. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1956; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982). Conservative. Devotional ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Mounce, Robert H. Romans. NAC. ( Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Murray, John. The Epistle to the Romans: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition and Notes. NICNT. (2 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1959; One-volume ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1968). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "Strongly Reformed in doctrine, but advocates a postmillennial interpretation of chapters 9-11." ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Rainsford, Marcus. No Condemnation. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Devotional lectures on Romans 8.

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Pierson, A. T. Vital Union With Christ. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1961; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Presbyterian] Formerly published under the title of "Shall We Continue to Sin?" Covers Romans 6-8. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Stott, John R. W. The Message of Romans, God's News for the World. John R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. [British Evangelical] ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Thomas, W. H. Griffith. St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Conservative. [Anglican] Devotional. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Witherington, Ben and Darlene Hyatt. Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. Academic, 2004; na.: na., na). ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker

Wood, A. Skevington. Life by the Spirit. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Published in England under the title of "Paul's Pentecost." Messages on Romans 8. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Technical Exegesis Achtemeier, Paul J. Romans. Patrick D. Miller, ed. IBC. ( Atlanta, GA: John Knox Press, 1985; na.: na., na).

Althaus, Paul & Johannes Behm, eds. Der Brief an die Romer. Paul Althaus & Johannes Behm, eds. NTD. Vol. 6. ( Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1932; 10th ed. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1966). Critical. Barclay, William. The Letter to the Romans. DSB. ( Edinburgh: The St. Andrew Press, 1955; 2nd ed. Edinburgh: The St. Andrew Press, 1957). [Scottish Presbyterian] Barrett, C. K. A Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. BNTC. Vol. 6. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1957; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1991). Conservative—Moderate. Published in London under the series title, "Black's New Testament Commentaries." ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Barth, Karl. A Shorter Commentary on Romans. Liberal. [Neo-Orthodox Protestant] ( na.: na., 1956; English translation. London: SCM Press, 1959).

Black, Matthew. Romans. NCBC. ( London: Oliphants, 1973; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1981).

Brunner, E. [Romans].

( na.: na., 1956; English translation. London: Lutterworth Press, 1959).

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Cranfield, C. E. B. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. ICC. (2 vols. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1975-1979; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1998). Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Denney, James. [Romans]. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 2. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1900; na.: na., na).

Dunn, James D. G. Romans. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 38. (2 vols. Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1988; na.: na., na). Critical. [1] 1-8; [2] 9-16 ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Fitzmyer, J. A. Romans: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB. Vol. 33. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 1993; na.: na., na). [American Roman Catholic] ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Gaugler, E. [Romans]. (2 vols. Zurich: Zwingli, 1945; Zurich: Zwingli, 1958).

Harrisville, R. A. [Romans].

( Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1980; na.: na., na).

Jewett, Robert Romans: A Commentary. Eldon Jay Epp, ed. Herm. ( Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2006; na.: na., na).

Käsemann, Ernst. [Romans.] H. Lietzmann & Gunther Bornkamm, eds. HNT. ( Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1973; English translation. London: SCM Press, 1980). Liberal—Critical. Käsemann, Ernst. Commentary on Romans. Trans. and ed. Geoffrey W. Bromiley. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1980). Liberal—Critical. ( na.: na., na; English translation. Grand Rapids, MI:

~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Kirk, K. E. [Romans]. CB. ( Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1937; na.: na., na).

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Kuss, O. [Romans].

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Knox, J. [Romans]. George A. Buttrick, ed. IB. Vol. 9. ( na.: na., 1954; na.: na., na).

(3 vols. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet, 1957,1959, 1978; na.: na., na).

~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). Lagrange, M-J. Saint Paul Epitre Aux Romains. ÉB. ( Paris: J. Gabalda et Cie, na; 6th ed. Paris: J. Gabalda et Cie, 1950).

Leenhardt, F. J. The Epistle to the Romans: A Commentary. Trans. H. Knight. CNT. ( na.: na., 1957; English translation. London: Lutterworth Press, 1961). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). Lenski, R. C. H. The Interpretation of St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Conservative. [American Lutheran] Amillennial. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Lietzmann, H. [Romans]. H. Lietzmann & Gunther Bornkamm, eds. HNT. ( Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1906; 4th ed. Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1933).

Maillot, A. [Romans].

( Paris: Le Centurion, 1984; na.: na., na).

Manson, T. W. [Romans]. PCB. ( na.: na., 1962; na.: na., na).

Michel, O. [Romans]. Founded by Meyer, H. A. W. KEK. ( na.: na., na; 14th ed. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1978).

Moo, Douglas J. The Epistle to the Romans. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1996; na.: na., na). Conservative. Esp. synthetic flow, use with Cranfield. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Nygren, A. Commentary on Romans. Trans. Carl C. Rasmussen. ( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1949; na.: na., na).

~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). O'Neill, J. C. [Romans]. ( Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1975; na.: na., na).

Pesch, Rudolf. [Romans].

( Würzburg: Echter, 1983; na.: na., na).

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( na.: na., na; English translation. Peabody,

Schlatter, Adolf von. Romans: The Righteousness of God. Trans. Siegfried S. Schatzmann. MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1995). Critical.

~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Schlier, H. [Romans]. HTKNT. ( Freiburg: Herder, 1977; na.: na., na).

Schmidt, H. W. [Romans]. THKNT. ( Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1963; na.: na., na).

Schreiner, Thomas R. Romans. BECNT. Vol. 6. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1998; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. Extraordinarily lucid. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Stuhlmacher, Peter. Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Commentary. Trans. Scott J. Hafemann. KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994). Critical. ( na.: na., na; English translation. Louisville,

~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Taylor, Vincent. [Romans]. Liberal—Critical. ( London: Epworth Press, 1956; na.: na., na).

Wilckens, Ulrich. Der Brief an die Romer. EKK. (3 vols. Zurich: Benziger/Neukirchen Verlag, 1978, 1980, 1982; na.: na., na).

Zeller, D. [Romans]. RNT. ( Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet, 1985; na.: na., na).

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Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Trans. John Owen. John Owen, ed. CALVIN. ( na.: na., 1540; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1955). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Luther, Martin. Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. Trans. J. T. Mueller. Publications, 1976). Conservative. [German Protestant Reformer] ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Technical Exegesis Luther, Martin. Lectures. W. Pauck, ed. ( na.: na., 1515-1516; English translation. London: SCM Press, 1961). Conservative. [German Protestant Reformer]

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Commentaries on Romans (Eighteenth Century)
( na.: na., 1742; English translation. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1866).

Technical Exegesis Bengel, J. A. [Romans]. [German Lutheran]

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Non-Technical Exposition Beet, J. A. Romans. Conservative.

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Commentaries on Romans (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., na; 6th ed. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1887).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Brown, John. Analytical Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Klock Christian Publishers, 1979). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Gifford, E. H. The Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans. SB. ( London: John Murray, 1886; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: James Family Christian Publishers, 1977). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "Should be purchased if found because of its helpful exegetical insights." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Haldane, Robert. Exposition of The Epistle to the Romans. GENEVA. ( na.: na., na-1839; Reprint ed. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, na). Conservative. [Scottish Free Presbyterian] ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Hodge, Charles. Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. Conservative. [American Presbyterian] ( na.: na., na; Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, na). ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock &

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "Although not easy reading, it is immensely helpful." ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Liddon, H. P. Explanatory Analysis of St Paul's Epistle To The Romans. Minneapolis, MN: James & Klock Publishing Co, 1977). Conservative. ( New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1882; Reprint ed.

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Olshausen, Hermann. Studies in the Epistle to the Romans. Christian Publishers, 1983). Conservative. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1849; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

Philippi, Friedrich Adolph. Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Trans. J. S. Banks. na).

( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1878; na.: na.,

Technical Exegesis Godet, Frederic L. Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans. Trans. A. Cusin. Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1977). [Swiss Reformed] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "A valuable edition to a pastor's library!" ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). (2 vols. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1880-1881; Grand

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( New York, NY: Funk

Meyer, H. A. W. Critical and Exegetical Handbook to the Epistle to the Romans. Trans. J. C. Moore & E. Johnson. & Wagnalls, 1884; na.: na., na).

Sanday, W. & A. C. Headlam. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1895; 5th ed. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1902). Conservative—Critical. Greek Exegesis; Arminian view. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "From a strongly Arminian view." ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Shedd, W. G. T. A Critical and Doctrinal Commentary upon the Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans. Sons, 1879; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1978). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ( New York, NY: Charles Scribner's

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Commentaries on Romans 5

Non-Technical Exposition Lloyd-Jones, D. Martyn. Romans: Assurance. ( London: Banner of Truth Trust, 1971; na.: na., na). Conservative. [British Calvinistic Congregationalist]

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Commentaries on Romans 12
( Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1989; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Candlish, Robert S. Studies in Romans 12. Conservative. [Scottish Free Presbyterian]

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "This is a classic example of a powerful exposition with beautiful and accurate analysis and loving and faithful applicaion."

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( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Fraser, James. Treatise on Sanctification.

Motyer, Stephen. Israel in the Plan of God: Light on Today's Debate.

( Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1989; na.: na., na).

~ Stott, John R. W. The Story of the Old Testament: Men With a Message. Rev. Stephen Motyer. (2001; na). Murray, John. The Imputation of Adam's Sin. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1959; na.: na., na).

Schlatter, Adolf von. Gottes Gerechtigkeit.

( Stuttgart: Calwer Verlag, 1935; na.: na., na).

Shedd, Russell Philip. The Pauline Conception of the Solidarity of the Human Race in Its Relationship to the Old Testament and Early Judaism. ( London: na., 1958; na.: na., na). Man in Community.

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( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1933; New York, NY: Arno

Barth, Karl. The Resurrection of the Dead. Translated by H. J. Stenning. Press, 1977). Liberal. [Neo-Orthodox Protestant] 1 Corinthians 15. Grudem, Wayne A. The Gift of Prophecy in 1 Corinthians. [American Baptist]

( New York, NY: University Press of America, 1982; na.: na., na).

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Hurd, John Coolidge. The Origin of I Corinthians. ( New York, NY: na., 1965; na.: na., na). Fisher - "A thorough discussion of the historical problems connected with the epistle."

Commentaries on First Corinthians

1 Corinthians: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators. Trans. & edited by Judith L. Kovacs. ChB. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, na; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Barclay, William The Letters to the Corinthians. DSB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Moderate. [Scottish Presbyterian] Blomberg, Craig L. I Corinthians. NIVAC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1994; na.: na., na). Conservative. Boyer, James L. For a World Like Ours: Studies in 1 Corinthians. NTS. ( Winona Lake, IN: Brethren Missionary Herald, 1971; Winona Lake, IN: Brethren Missionary Herald, 1975). Conservative. Bruce, F. F. 1 & 2 Corinthians. NCBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1971; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1980). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Dunn, James D. G. 1 Corinthians. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2004; na.: na., na).

Fee, Gordon D. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1987; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Pentecostal] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002). Goudge, H. L. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. ( London: Methuen & Co, 1903; na.: na., na). Fisher - "A good commentary based on the English translation." Gromacki, Robert G. Called to be Saints: An Exposition of 1 Corinthians. Book House, 1977). Conservative. ( na.: na., na; English translation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Grosheide, F. W. Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1953; na.: na., na). Conservative. Fisher - "A careful exegesis by a conservative scholar." ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Ironside, H. A. Addresses on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Conservative. [Plymouth Brethren] ( New York, NY: Loizeaux Brothers, 1938; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Kistemaker, Simon J. Exposition on the Epistle of 1 Corinthians. NTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1994; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). MacArthur, John F., Jr. 1 Corinthians. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1984; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Morris, Leon. The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. TNTC. Vol. 7. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1958; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. Fisher - "A brief commentary which collects the scholarly opinions on Corinthians and makes some original contributions to its understanding." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Patterson, Paige. The Troubled Triumphant Church. Conservative. ( Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishing, 1983; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Prior, David. The Message of 1 Corinthians: Life in the Local Church. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Thrall, Margaret E. The First and Second Letters of Paul to the Corinthians. na). Fisher, "A terse, but often helpful, commentary based on the New English Bible." Vine, William Edwyn. First Corinthians. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965; na.: na.,

( London: Oliphants, 1951; na.: na., na).

Witherington, Ben, III. Conflict and Community in Corinth: A Socio-rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1994; na.: na., na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Technical Exegesis Allo, Le P. E. -B. Saint Paul Première Çpître aux Corinthiens. ( Paris: na., 1956; na.: na., na). [Roman Catholic] Fisher - "A thoroughgoing exegetical study based on the Greek text by a Roman Catholic scholar."

( Grand Rapids, MI:

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Barrett, C. K. A Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. BNTC. Vol. 7. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1968; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1996). Conservative—Moderate. Published in London under the series title, "Black's New Testament Commentaries." Fisher - "Contains a new translation of the epistle and a discerning commentary on the text." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Betz, Hans Deiter. A Commentary on Two Administrative Letters of the Apostle Paul. George W. MacRae, ed. Herm. ( Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, na; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. Collins, Raymond F. First Corinthians. SP. Vol. 7. ( Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1999; na.: na., na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Conzelmann, Hans. A Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Trans. James W. Leitch. George W. MacRae, ed. Herm. ( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1975; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Craig, Clarence Tucker. Exegesis of the First Epistle to the Corinthians. George A. Buttrick, ed. IB. Vol. 10. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Critical. Fisher, "A brief but scholarly exegesis forming a part of a popular commentary." Findlay, George G. St. Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 2. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. [English Methodist] Fisher, "Part of a classic set of commentaries, usually a rich source of linguistic information." Garland, David E. I Corinthians. BECNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2003; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Héring, Jean. The First Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians. Trans. A. W. Heathcote & P. J. Allcock. na.: na., na). Fisher - "A good example of Protestant French scholarship." ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Moffatt, James. The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. MNTC. ( London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1938; na.: na., na). Critical. Fisher - "A part of a series edited by Moffatt and based on his translation of the New Testament. Provides excellent background material." Parry, R. St. John. The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. Fisher -"An excellent commentary based on the Greek text." ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1916; na.: na., na). ( London: Epworth Press, 1962;

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Robertson, A. T. & Alfred Plummer. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the First Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1914; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Southern Baptist] Greek Exegesis; Fisher - "A classic example of thorough exegesis." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Schlatter, Adolf von. Die Korintherbriefe. ( Stuttgart: na., 1928; na.: na., na). Fisher - "combines scholarly excellence with popular appeal." Stanley, A. P. The Epistles of St. Paul to the Corinthians. 1981). Conservative. ( na.: na., na; 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers,

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Talbert, C. H. Reading Corinthians: A Literary and Theological Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians. na.: na., na). Conservative. ( New York, NY: Crossroad, 1987;

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Thiselton, Anthony C. The First Epistle to the Corinthians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2000; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Wendland, Heinz-Dietrich. Die Briefe an die Korinther. ( Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 1954; na.: na., na). Fisher - "Contains a translation and brief explanation of the text."

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Commentaries on First Corinthians (Sixteenth Century)

Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. Trans. John Pringle. CALVIN. (2 vols. na.: na., na; 2 vols. Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1948). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Commentaries on First Corinthians (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., na; 5th ed. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1885).

Non-Technical Exposition Beet, J. A. Corinthians. Conservative.

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Edwards, T. C. A Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1885; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1980). Fisher - "One of the best commentaries on this epistle, especially valuable in word studies and citations of ancient writers." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Ellicott, C. J. First Corinthians. Conservative. [Anglican] ( New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1887; na.: na., na).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na).

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Hodge, Charles. A Commentary on 1 & 2 Corinthians. GENEVA. ( na.: na., 1859; Reprint ed. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, na). Conservative. [American Presbyterian] Fisher - "Expository notes based on solid exegesis." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Olshausen, Hermann. A Commentary on Paul's First and Second Epistles to the Corinthians. MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1984). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Technical Exegesis Godet, Frederic L. Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1977). [Swiss Reformed] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Meyer, H. A. W. Critical and Exegetical Hand-book to the Epistles to the Corinthians. Trans. D. Douglas Bannerman. William P. Dickson, ed. MCNT. Vol. 6. ( New York, NY: Funk & Wagnalls, na; Revised ed. New York, NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1884). Conservative. Translated from the 5th ed. of the German by D. Douglas Bannerman, the translation rev. and edited by William P. Dickson. With a pref. and supplementary notes by Talbot W. Chambers. Kritisch exegetisches Handbuch über den 1.-2. Brief an die Korinther. English. ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). (2 vols. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1886-1887; Reprint ed. Grand ( na.: na., 1855; Reprint ed. Minneapolis,

227.27.02

Commentaries on First Corinthians 2

Saphir, Adolph. Christ Crucified: 1 Corinthians 2. Saphir. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, na). Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian]

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Commentaries on First Corinthians 12-15
( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1987; na.:

Technical Exegesis Carson, D. A. Showing the Spirit: A Theological Exposition of 1 Corinthians 12-14. na., na). Conservative. [American Evangelical]

~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Martin, Ralph P. The Spirit and the Congregation: Studies in 1 Corinthians 12-15. 1984; na.: na., na). Critical. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co,

Thomas, Robert L. Understanding Spiritual Gifts: The Christian's Special Gifts in the Light of 1 Corinthians 12-14. Press, 1978; na.: na., na). Conservative. [American Evangelical] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

( Chicago, IL: Moody

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Non-Technical Exposition

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations

Commentaries on First Corinthians 15
( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

Brown, John. The Resurrection of Life: An Exposition of First Corinthians 15. Christian Publishers, 1979). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

"To be purchased if found." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Candlish, Robert S. Life in a Risen Savior: 1 Corinthians 15. 1977). Conservative. [Scottish Free Presbyterian] ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: James & Klock Publishing Co,

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Special Topics in First Corinthians

Dahl, M. E. The Resurrection of the Body. ( Naperville, IL: Alec R. Allenson, 1962; na.: na., na). Fisher - "A thorough study of the interpretation of 1 Corinthians 15." Wilckens, Ulrich. Weisheit und Torheit. ( Tübingen: na., 1959; na.: na., na). Fisher - "A thorough study of Wisdom and Foolishness in 1 Corinthians 1:10-2:16, both exegetically and from the standpoint of their background in the first century."

227.37

Commentaries on Second Corinthians

Grogan, Geoffrey W. 2 Corinthians - Focus on the Bible. FoB. ( Ross-shire, UK: Christian Focus Publications, 2007; na.: na., na). [Baptist] Non-Technical Exposition Barnett, Paul. The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1997; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Belleville, Linda L. 2 Corinthians. IVPNTC. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Denney, James. "The Second Epistle to the Corinthians." William R. Nicoll, ed. EB. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1956; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982). Conservative. Fisher - "It combines popular exposition with exegetical excellence." Erdman, Charles R. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. CNTB. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1966). Conservative. Garland, David E. II Corinthians. NAC. Vol. 29. ( Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Hafemann, Scott J. 2 Corinthians. NIVAC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2000; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na).

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Harris, Murray J. "2 Corinthians." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 10. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1976; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Hughes, Philip E. Paul's Second Epistle to the Corinthians: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition and Notes. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1962; na.: na., 1961). Conservative. Annihilationist; Fisher - "A painstaking and thorough exegesis of the epistle based on the English translation but with reference to the Greek text." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "May well be regarded as the finest conservative exposition of this epistle!" ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Kent, Homer A. Jr. A Heart Opened Wide: Studies in 2 Corinthians. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1982; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Kistemaker, Simon J. Exposition on the Epistle of 2 Corinthians. NTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1997; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Kruse, Colin. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians: An Introduction and Commentary. TNTC. Vol. 8. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1987; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Menzies, Allan. The Second Epistle of the Apostle Paul to the Corinthians. ( London: The Macmillan Company, 1912; na.: na., na).

Tasker, R. V. G. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. TNTC. Vol. 8. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1983; na.: na., na). Conservative. Fisher, "A popular, but scholarly, treatment of the epistle." ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Allo, Le P. E. -B. Saint Paul Seconde Çpître aux Corinthiens. ( Paris: na., 1956; na.: na., na). [Roman Catholic] Fisher - "A good example of painstaking Catholic exegesis."

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Barrett, C. K. A Commentary on the Second Epistle to the Corinthians. BNTC. Vol. 8. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1973; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1993). Conservative—Moderate. Published in London under the series title, "Black's New Testament Commentaries." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Bernard, J. H. The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 3. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. Fisher, "One of the classical commentary sets with special emphasis on grammatical and linguistic exegesis." Filson, Floyd V. Exegesis of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians. George A. Buttrick, ed. IB. Vol. 10. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Critical. Fisher, "A brief, but scholarly, exegesis of the epistle." Furnish, Victor Paul. II Corinthians: Translated with Introduction, Notes, and Commentary. AB. Vol. 32A. ( Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1984; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. Greco-Roman background. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Martin, Ralph P. 2 Corinthians. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 40. ( Waco, TX: Word Books, 1986; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Plummer, Alfred. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Second Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1978; Reprint ed. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2000). Conservative—Critical. [Anglican] Fisher - "A classic commentary based on the Greek text." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Strachan, R. H. The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians. MNTC. ( London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, na; na.: na., na). Critical. Fisher, "Valuable for background studies." Thrall, Margaret E. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Second Epistle to the Corinthians. 2000; na.: na., na). Critical. (2 vols. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1994-

~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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227.37.10Non-Technical Exposition

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations

Commentaries on Second Corinthians 10-13
( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1984; na.:

Carson, D. A. From Triumphalism to Maturity: An Exposition of 2 Corinthians 10-13. na., na). Conservative. [American Evangelical]

~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Special Topics in Second Corinthians

Robertson, A. T. The Glory of the Ministry. ( New York, NY: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1911; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Southern Baptist] Fisher - "A popular exposition of 2 Corinthians 2:12-6:10."

227.46

Critical Works on Galatians
( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1996; na.: na., na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

Silva, Moisés. Explorations in Exegetical Method: Galatians as a Test Case.

227.47

Commentaries on Galatians

Non-Technical Exposition Barclay, William Flesh and Spirit: An Examination of Galatians 5:19-23. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Moderate. [Scottish Presbyterian] Brief comments; Historical background; Greek exegesis. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Cole, R. Alan. The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians: An Introduction and Theology. TNTC. Vol. 9. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1984; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Findlay, George G. "The Epistle to the Galatians." William R. Nicoll, ed. EB. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1956; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982). Conservative. [English Methodist] Fung, Ronald Y. K. The Epistle to the Galatians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1988; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). George, Timothy. Galatians. NAC. Vol. 30. ( Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1994; na.: na., na). Conservative. Theology, history of interpretation, rebuttal of new perspective. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Gromacki, Robert G. Stand Fast in Liberty: An Exposition of Galatians. Conservative.

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1979; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Guthrie, Donald. Galatians. NCBC. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1981). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Hays, Richard B. "The Letter to the Galatians." NInterpB. Vol. 11. ( Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2000; na.: na., na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Hendriksen, William. Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon. NTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1966; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1995). Conservative. [Presbyterian] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Hogg, C. F. & W. E. Vine. The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians. ( London: Pickering & Inglis, 1922; na.: na., na).

Kent, Homer A. Jr. The Freedom of God’s Sons: Studies in Galatians. Lake, IN: Brethren Missionary Herald, 1988).

( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1976; Reprint ed. Winona

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002). MacArthur, John F., Jr. Galatians. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1987; na.: na., na).

Martyn, J. Louis. Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians. AB. Vol. 33A. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 1997; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Morris, Leon. Galatians: Paul's Charter of Christian Freedom. Conservative. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996; na.: na., na).

Ramsay, William M. A Historical Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians. MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1978). Conservative—Critical. [Scottish Protestant] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Ridderbos, Herman. The Epistle of Paul to the Churches of Galatia. na., na). Conservative. [Dutch Reformed]

( New York, NY: na., 1900; Reprint ed. Minneapolis,

( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1953; na.:

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Stott, John R. W. The Message of Galatians, Only One Way. John R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1968; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. [British Evangelical] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Strauss, Lehman. Devotional Studies in Galatians and Ephesians. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Tenney, Merrill C. The Charter of Christian Liberty. Conservative. [American Evangelical] Bible study style. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1957; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "Although it is not a commentary, this book does provide much help in interpreting Galatians. It is especially valuable as an illustration of techniques that can be used with any book of the Bible." Witherington, Ben, III. Grace in Galatia: A Commentary on St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. Publishing Co, 1998; na.: na., na). ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans

~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Technical Exegesis Betz, Hans Deiter. A Commentary on Paul's Letter to the Churches in Galatia. Herm. ( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1979; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Bruce, F. F. The Epistle to the Galatians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. Greek Exegesis. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Burton, E. D. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1921; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974).

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Duncan, G. S. The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians. MNTC. ( London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1934; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Dunn, James D. G. The Epistle to the Galatians. BNTC. ( Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1993; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Longenecker, Richard N. Galatians. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 41. ( Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1990; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Lührmann, Dieter. Galatians. ConC. ( Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Press, na; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. Mussner, Franz. Der Galaterbrief. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

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Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians and Ephesians. Trans. William Pringle. CALVIN. Vol. 21. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2003). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Luther, Martin. Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians. Cross. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1998). Conservative. [German Protestant Reformer] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981).

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Commentaries on Galatians (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., na; 3rd ed. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1891).

Non-Technical Exposition Beet, J. A. Galatians. Conservative.

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na).

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( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: James Family

Brown, John. An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians. Christian Publishers, 1981). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Ellicott, C. J. Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians. [Anglican] ( na.: na., na; Andover, MA: Warren F. Draper, 1896).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Eadie, John. A Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians. Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Lightfoot, J. B. St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians. Publishers, 1981). Conservative. Greek Exegesis; Custer - "the Best" ( New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, na; Reprint ed. Lynn, MA: Hendrickson ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1869; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Critical Works on Ephesians
( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1997; na.: na., na).

Best, Ernest. Essays on Ephesians.

Chafer, Lewis Sperry. The Ephesian Letter Doctrinally Considered. Conservative. [American Evangelical]

( Chicago, IL: na., 1935; na.: na., na).

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Commentaries on Ephesians
( Jefferson, MD: The Trinity Foundation, 1985; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Clark, Gordon H. Ephesians. Conservative.

Erdman, Charles R. The Epistles of Paul to the Ephesians. CNTB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Foulkes, Francis. The Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians. TNTC. Vol. 10. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, na; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

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Hoehner, Harold W. Ephesians. Conservative.

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2002; na.: na., na).

~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Ironside, Henry Allan. In the Heavenlies: Practical Expository Addresses on the Epistle to the Ephesians. [Plymouth Brethren] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). "One of Ironside's best studies." Kent, Homer A. Jr. Ephesians: The Glory of the Church. EvBC. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1971; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Lloyd-Jones, D. Martyn. Expositions on Ephesians. Conservative. [British Calvinistic Congregationalist] ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1972-1982; na.: na., na). ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). MacArthur, John F., Jr. Ephesians. Conservative. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1986; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Mitton, C. Leslie. Ephesians. NCBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1981; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy" with reservation. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "Best Buy". ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Moule, H. C. G. Ephesian Studies: Lessons in Faith and Walk. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1977).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). O’Brien, Peter T. The Letter to the Ephesians. PNTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1999; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Patzia, A. G. Ephesians, Colossians and Philemon. NIBC. ( Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). Ephesians. A "best buy".

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Simpson, E. K. & F. F. Bruce. Commentary on the Epistles to the Ephesians and Colossians: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition and Notes. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1957; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Ephesians. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Snodgrass, Klyne. Ephesians. From Biblical text to contemporary life. NIVAC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1996; na.: na., na). Conservative. Stott, John R. W. The Message of Ephesians, God's New Society. John R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1979; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. [British Evangelical] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Witherington, Ben, III. The Letters to Philemon, the Colossians, and the Ephesians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on the Captivity Epistles. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2007; na.: na., na).

Wood, A. Skevington. "Ephesians." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Abbott, Thomas Kingsmill. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles to the Ephesians and to the Colossians. ICC. Vol. 36. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1909; na.: na., 1909). Critical. ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Barth, Markus. Ephesians: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. AB. Vol. 34, 34A. (2 vols. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1974; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy" with reservation. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Best, Ernest A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Ephesians. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1998; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Lincoln, Andrew T. Ephesians. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 42. ( Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1990; na.: na., na). Critical. Non-Pauline authorship, influence of rhetoric. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Martin, Ralph P. Ephesians, Colossians and Philemon. IBC. ( Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1995; na.: na., na).

Mussner, Franz. Der Brief an die Epheser.

( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Robinson, J. Armitage. Commentary on Ephesians: the Greek text with introduction notes and indexes. Company, na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1979). 1904 title, "St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians: A Revised Text and Translation, with Exposition and Notes." Classic on the Greek Text. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

( London: The Macmillan

Salmond, S. D. F. The Epistle to the Ephesians. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 3. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1970; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1970). Conservative—Critical. Schnackenburg, Rudolf. Ephesians: A Commentary. Trans. Helen Heron. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1991; na.: na., na).

~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians and Ephesians. Trans. John Pringle. CALVIN. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1948). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Calvin, John. John Calvin's Sermons on Ephesians. Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. na.: na., na).

~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na).

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Commentaries on Ephesians (Seventeenth Century)

Gurnall, William. The Christian in Complete Armour. ( na.: na., 1662-1665; Reprint ed. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 2002). [English Dissenter/Non-Conformist] Puritan, Non-Dissenter.

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Commentaries on Ephesians (Nineteenth Century)
( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1891; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Beet, J. A. Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon. Conservative.

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Ellicott, C. J. Ephesians. Conservative. [Anglican] ( na.: na., na; 5th ed. New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1884).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Hodge, Charles. Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians. Publishing Co, 1950). Conservative. [American Presbyterian] ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Alford, Henry. The Epistle to the Ephesians. GENEVA. ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1958; Reprint ed. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, na). Conservative. [Anglican Evangelical] Eadie, John. Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians. Christian Publishers, 1977). Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian] ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1883; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Westcott, B. F. Saint Paul's Epistle to The Ephesians: The Greek Text With Notes and Addenda. MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1979). Conservative—Critical. [Anglican] Classic on the Greek Text; comments on specific phrases. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis,

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( Cambridge:

Martin, Ralph P. Carmen Christi: Philippians 2:5-11 In recent interpretation and in the setting of early Christian worship. Cambridge University Press, 1967; Revised ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1983). Conservative—Critical.

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Commentaries on Philippians
( Addison, IL: Bible Truth Publishers, n.d.; na.: na., na).

Kelly, William. Lectures on Philippians and Colossians.

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NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations

Airay, Henry. Lectures on Philippians. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). [Puritan] Grosart, "You will look in vain in this commentary for erudite criticism or subtle exegesis in the modern sense: but there seems to us to be an instructively true following up of the Apostolic thoughts, and a quick insight into their bearings and relative force." Boice, James M. Philippians, An Expository Commentary. Conservative. [American Presbyterian] ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1971; na.: na., na).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Erdman, Charles R. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians. CNTB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Fee, Gordon D. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1995; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Pentecostal] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Gromacki, Robert G. Stand United in Joy: An Exposition of Philippians. Conservative. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1980; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Hawthorne, Gerald. Philippians. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 43. ( Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1983; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Hendriksen, William. A Commentary on Philippians. Conservative. [Presbyterian] Herklotz, H. G. G. Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1963; na.: na., na).

( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Hunter, Archibald M. The Letter of Paul to the Philippians. LBC. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Hutchinson, John. Exposition of Paul's Epistle to the Philippians. Publishers, 1985). Conservative. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Ironside, H. A. Notes on Philippians. Conservative. [Plymouth Brethren] Printed 9/17/2008 ( Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux Brothers, n.d.; na.: na., na).

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Kent, Homer A. Jr. "Philippians." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Martin, Ralph P. Philippians. NCBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1976; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Martin, Ralph P. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians. TNTC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1959; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Melick, Richard R., Jr. Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon. NAC. ( Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Philippians. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Colossians & Philemon. Meyer, F. B. The Epistle to the Philippians. Conservative. Devotional. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1979).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Motyer, J. Alec. The Message of Philippians, Jesus Our Joy. John R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Mueller, Jac. J. The Epistles of Paul to the Philippians and Philemon. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1955; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Philippians. ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Pentecost, J. Dwight. The Joy of Living. Conservative. Simcox, C. E. They Met at Philippi. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1973; na.: na., na).

( Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1958; na.: na., na).

Strauss, Lehman. Devotional Studies in Philippians. Conservative.

( Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux Brothers, 1959; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Thielman, Frank. Philippians. NIVAC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1995; na.: na., na).

Vos, Howard. Philippians — A Study Guide. Conservative.

( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1975; na.: na., na).

Walvoord, John F. Philippians: Triumph in Christ. Conservative. Wiersbe, Warren W. Be Joyful. Conservative. Printed 9/17/2008

( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1971; na.: na., na).

( Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1974; na.: na., na).

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Witherington, Ben, III. Friendship and Finances in Philippi: The Letter of Paul to the Philippians. NTinC. ( Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press, 1994; na.: na., na).

Barth, Karl. The Epistle to the Philippians. Translated by James W. Leitch. ( Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002; na.: na., na). Liberal. [Neo-Orthodox Protestant] W. Smith, "A brief but valuable exegetical commentary." Beare, Francis (Frank) W. A Commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians. HNTC. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, na; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, na). Conservative—Moderate. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Bockmuehl, Markus. The Epistle to the Philippians. BNTC. ( New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, na; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1998). Conservative—Moderate. Published in London under the series title, "Black's New Testament Commentaries." Socio-literary/theological background. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Kennedy, H. A. The Epistle to the Philippians. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 3. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. Michael, J. H. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians. MNTC. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928; na.: na., na). Critical. O’Brien, Peter T. The Epistle to the Philippians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1991; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". Preferred. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Plummer, Alfred. A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians. [Anglican] Greek exegesis; Brief. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Scott, Ernest F. The Epistle to the Philippians. George A. Buttrick, ed. IB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Critical.

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Silva, Moisés. Philippians. BECNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992; 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2005). Conservative—Critical. Greek Exegesis. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Vincent, M. R. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles to the Philippians and to Philemon. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. [American Presbyterian] ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Vine, W. E. Philippians and Colossians. Conservative. ( London: Oliphants, 1955; na.: na., na).

Wuest, Kenneth S. Philippians in the Greek New Testament. Conservative.

( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1942; na.: na., na).

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Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. Trans. John Pringle. CALVIN. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1948; na.: na., na). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Commentaries on Philippians (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., 1917; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, na).

Robertson, A. T. Paul’s Joy in Christ: Studies in Philippians. [Southern Baptist] Non-Technical Exposition Ellicott, C. J. Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon. Conservative. [Anglican]

( na.: na., na; 5th ed. New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1888).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Johnstone, Robert. Lectures, Exegetical and Practical on the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians. MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1977). Conservative. W. Smith, "a thorough, practical, and homiletical exposition." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Vaughan, Charles J. Epistle to the Philippians. Conservative. ( na.: na., 1872; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1984). ( na.: na., 1875; Reprint ed. Minneapolis,

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Eadie, John. Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to the Philippians. Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1977). Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Lightfoot, J. B. Saint Paul's Epistle to the Philippians. Publishers, 1981). Conservative. Greek exegesis. ( New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, na; Reprint ed. Lynn, MA: Hendrickson

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Moule, H. C. G. Studies in Philippians. CGTSC. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1893; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1981). Conservative—Critical. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Non-Technical Exposition Bruce, F. F. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1984; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Ephesians, Colossians. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Ephesians. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Ephesians. ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Colossians, Philemon. ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Carson, H. M. The Epistles of Paul to the Colossians and Philemon: An Introduction and Commentary. TNTC. Vol. 12. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1960; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1984). Conservative.

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Cartwright, Thomas. Commentary on Colossians. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). [Puritan Nonconformist - Brownist] Park, “Cartwright was the leader of the Puritans, and remarkable for his extensive acquaintance with the Scriptures, and the power of his controversial talents.” Clarke, “He continued his diligence and assiduities in his studies even in his old age; and his usual manner was to rise at two, three, and four o'clock in the morning at the latest, both summer and winter; notwithstanding that his bodily infirmities were such that he was forced to study continually on his knees.” ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). “This is but a small affair, consisting of scanty and second-rate notes by a hearer. Yet what there is of it has the true ring, and is rich in spirituality.” Garland, David E. Colossians/Philemon. NIVAC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Glynn, John. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Periodical Buyer's Study Guide. (na; 2003). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Govett, Robert H. Govett on Colossians. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Miami Springs, FL: Schoettle Publishing Co, 1981).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Gromacki, Robert G. Stand Perfect in Wisdom: An Exposition of Colossians and Philemon. 1981; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Kent, Homer A. Jr. Treasures of Wisdom: Studies in Colossians & Philemon. Winona Lake, IN: Brethren Missionary Herald, na). ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1978; Reprint ed. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House,

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). Lucas, R. C. The Message of Colossians & Philemon: Fullness & Freedom. R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1980; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. Martin, Ralph P. Colossians and Philemon: Based on the Revised Standard Version. NCBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1973; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1981). Conservative. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). "Worthwhile for purchase but not a first priority." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Philemon Nicholson, W. R. Oneness with Christ. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." Radford, L. B. The Epistle to the Colossians and the Epistle to Philemon. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Thomas, W. H. Griffith. Studies in Colossians and Philemon. Conservative. [Anglican]

( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1973; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Colossians. ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Vaughan, Curtis. "Colossians." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Wright, N. T. The Epistles of Paul to the Colossians and to Philemon: An Introduction and Commentary. TNTC. Vol. 12. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1986; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. [Anglican Evangelical] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Technical Exegesis Barth, Markus, & Helmut Blanke. Colossians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Trans. Astrid B. Beck. AB. Vol. 34B. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 1994; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Dibelius, Martin. An die Kolosser, Epheser, und Philemon. Liberal—Critical. ( Tübingen: na., 1953; na.: na., na).

Dunn, James D. G. The Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon: A Commentary on the Greek Text. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1996; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Harris, Murray J. Colossians and Philemon. EGGNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1991; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Lohse, Eduard. Colossians and Philemon. Trans. W. R. Poehlmann & R. J. Karris. Helmut Koester, ed. Herm. ( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1971; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Masson, C. L'Epitre de Saint Paul aux Colossiens. ( Paris: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1950; na.: na., na).

Moule, H. C. G. The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians and to Philemon. CGTC. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998).

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O’Brien, Peter T. Colossians, Philemon. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 44. ( Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1982; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Colossians. Schweizer, Eduard. Der Brief an die Kolosser. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Schweizer, Eduard. The Letter to the Colossians: A Commentary. Liberal—Critical.

( Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1982; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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( na.: na., 1877; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock &

Non-Technical Exposition Moule, H. C. G. Colossian and Philemon Studies: Lessons in Faith and Holiness. Klock Christian Publishers, 1981). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Eadie, John. Commentary on the Epistle of Paul to the Colossians. Christian Publishers, 1977). Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian] ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, na; Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Lightfoot, J. B. St. Paul's Epistles to the Colossians and Philemon. Hendrickson Publishers, 1981). Conservative. Greek exegesis.

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( New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, na; Lynn, MA:

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Westcott, B. F. Colossians: A Letter to Asia. Christian Publishers, 1981). Conservative. [Anglican] ( London: The Macmillan Company, 1914; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

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( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Hanson, S. The Unity of the Church in the New Testament: Colossians and Ephesians.

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Commentaries on First Thessalonians

Non-Technical Exposition Best, Ernest. The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. BNTC. Vol. 13. ( New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1972; Reprint ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1986). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Denney, James. "The Epistles to the Thessalonians." William R. Nicoll, ed. EB. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1956; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982). Conservative. Findlay, George G. The Epistles to the Thessalonians. CBSC. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. [English Methodist] Gaventa, Beverly. First and Second Thessalonians. Patrick D. Miller, ed. IBC. ( Louisville, KY: John Knox Press, 1998; na.: na., na). Liberal. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Green, Gene L. The Letters to the Thessalonians. PNTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2002; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Hendriksen, William & Simon J. Kistemaker. Thessalonians, the Pastorals, and Hebrews. NTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1995). Conservative. [Presbyterian] Ward - "Commentary based on a fresh translation from the Greek." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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Hiebert, D. Edmond. The Thessalonian Epistles. Conservative. Pre-tribulational.

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1971; 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1992).

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). *"Should be in every expositor's library." ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Hogg, C. F. & W. E. Vine. The Epistles to the Thessalonians. Word Studies. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). Marshall, I. Howard. 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Based on the Revised Standard Version. NCBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1983; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Moore, A. L. 1 and 2 Thessalonians. CenB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative. Ward - "Based on the Revised Standard Version. Competent and up to date." Morris, Leon. The Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians. TNTC. Vol. 13. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, na; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. Ward - "The Tyndale commentary is admirable in style and contents." ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Morris, Leon. The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. NICNT. ( na.: na., na; 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1991). Conservative. Ward - "The New International is not just a longer edition but is a completely new and full-scale study with a different approach." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Stott, John R. W. The Gospel and the End of Time, The Message of Thessalonians. John R. W. Stott, ed. BST. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, na). Conservative. [British Evangelical] ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). Thomas, Robert L. "1 & 2 Thessalonians." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. [American Evangelical] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005).

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Walvoord, John Flipse. The Thessalonian Epistles. Premillennial.

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "A popular premillennial exposition." ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Witherington, Ben, III. 1 and 2 Thessalonians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. 2006; na.: na., na). ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co,

Technical Exegesis Bailey, John W. I-II Thessalonians. George A. Buttrick, ed. IB. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Critical. Bicknell, E. J. I-II Thessalonians. WC. ( London: Methuen & Co, na; na.: na., na). Critical. Bruce, F. F. 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Ralph P. Martin, ed. WBC. Vol. 45. ( Waco, TX: Word Books, 1982; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. Believers receive resurrection body at death, Antichrist excursus. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Findlay, George G. The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians. CGTC. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1904; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1982). Conservative. [English Methodist] Ward - "Acute discussion of the implications of the Greek." Frame, James E. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1966; na.: na., na). Critical. Ward - "A worthy member of a distinguished series…. Full introduction is followed by minute examination of the Greek text. This kind of commentary is a must for every serious student of the New Testament." ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Langevin, P. -E. Jésus Seigneur it l'eschatologie: exégèse de textes pré-pauliniens. Ward - "Detailed exegesis of texts: over a hundred pages devoted to 1 Thess. 1:10; 5:2." Lineberry, John. Vital Word Studies in I & II Thessalonians. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

(2 vols. na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "Provides special Greek word studies." Malherbe, Abraham J. The Letters to the Thessalonians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB. Vol. 32B. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 2000; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( New York, NY: The Macmillan

Milligan, George. St. Paul's Epistles to the Thessalonians; The Greek Text with Introduction and Notes. Company, na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1980). Ward - "Still a standard work; still valuable; still used." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "Milligan's work is the best commentary on the Greek text." ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970).

~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Moffatt, James. The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. William R. Nicoll, ed. EGT. Vol. 4. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1952; Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1952). Conservative—Critical. Neil, William. Thessalonians. MNTC. ( London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950; na.: na., na). Critical. Ward - "Based on James Moffatt's vigorous "New Translation," though the commentator has been left free to take his own line. It seeks to make plain the meaning of the Greek for those who know no Greek." Oepke, Albrecht. Die Briefe an die Thessalonicher. In Die kleineren Briefe des Apostels Paulus. Paul Althaus & Johannes Behm, eds. NTD. Vol. 8. ( Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, na; na.: na., na). Critical. Ward, "Valuable comments and references." Richard, Earl J. First and Second Thessalonians. SP. Vol. 11. ( Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1995; na.: na., na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Wanamaker, Charles A. The Epistles to the Thessalonians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. I. Howard Marshall, ed. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1990; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). "Gives some good help on the Greek text, but places more emphasis on Pauline Christianity 'as a socio-religious movement.'" ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Whiteley, D. E. H. Thessalonians in the Revised Standard Version with Introduction and Commentary. NClarBC. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Moderate.

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Commentaries on First Thessalonians (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., na; 4th ed. New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1880).

Non-Technical Exposition Ellicott, C. J. Thessalonians. Conservative. [Anglican]

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). Technical Exegesis Eadie, John. Commentary on the Greek Test of the Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians. Reprint ed. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, na). Conservative. [Scottish Presbyterian] ( London: The Macmillan Company, 1877;

~ Jackson, Samuel M. "A Ministerial Library." in Schaff's Theological Propaedeutic. (1894; na). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na).

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NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations

First Timothy (Pastoral Epistles)
( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Harrison, Percy Neale. The Problem of the Pastoral Epistles.

227.836

Critical Works on First Timothy (Pastoral Epistles)

Knight, George W., III. The Faithful Sayings in the Pastoral Letters. BBM. ( Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian & Reformed, na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1979).

227.837

Commentaries on First Timothy (Pastoral Epistles)
( Jefferson, MD: The Trinity Foundation, 1983; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Clark, Gordon H. The Pastoral Epistles. Conservative.

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Earl, Ralph. "1, 2 Timothy." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Fee, Gordon D. 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus. NIBC. Vol. 13. ( San Francisco, CA: Harper & Row, 1984; Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1988). Conservative. [Pentecostal] ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Gromacki, Robert G. Stand True to the Charge: An Exposition of I Timothy. Conservative. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1982; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Guthrie, Donald. The Pastoral Epistles: an introduction and commentary. TNTC. Vol. 14. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1957; Reprint ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007). Conservative. Ward - "Very helpful in every way. It maintains the golden mean between excessive technicality and frustrating brevity. The path traced is from the Greek through the King James Version to the ordinary - and serious - reader." ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Hendriksen, William. Exposition of the Pastoral Epistles. NTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, na; na.: na., na). Conservative. [Presbyterian] Ward - "The author's own translation to introduce his comments. This series has a high reputation." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Hiebert, D. Edmond. "Titus." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na).

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Hiebert, D. Edmond. The Pastoral Epistles. Conservative.

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Jeremias, Joachim. Die Brief an Timotheus und Titus (with Hebrews). Paul Althaus & Johannes Behm, eds. NTD. Vol. 9. ( Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, na; na.: na., na). Liberal. A sane conservatism and devout erudition. Kent, Homer A. Jr. The Pastoral Epistles: Studies in I and II Timothy and Titus. IL: Moody Press, 1982). ( Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1958; Revised ed. Chicago,

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Köstenberger, Andreas. "1 and 2 Timothy, Titus." EBC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, na; Revised ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 2006). Conservative. ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Lea, Thomas. 1, 2 Timothy, Titus. NAC. Vol. 34. ( Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1992; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Liddon, Henry P. Explanatory Analysis of St. Paul's First Epistle to Timothy. Christian Publishers, 1978). Conservative. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Rowland, Alfred. Studies in First Timothy. Conservative. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1985).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Towner, Philip H. 1-2 Timothy & Titus. IVPNTC. ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994; na.: na., na). Conservative. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". Towner, Philip H. Letters to Timothy and Titus. NICNT. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2006; na.: na., na). Conservative. Technical Exegesis Barrett, C. K. The Pastoral Epistles in the New English Bible with Introduction and Commentary. NClarBC. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Conservative—Moderate. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Dibelius, Martin & Hans Conzelmann. A Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles. Trans. Philip Buttolph & Adela Yarbro. Helmut Koester, ed. Herm. ( Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1972; Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1977). Liberal—Critical. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). Printed 9/17/2008

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NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations

Falconer, R. The Pastoral Epistles: Introduction, Translation and Notes. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Ward - "Learned comment, somewhat impressed by Harrison's linguistic arguments though disagrees about date." Johnson, L. T. Letters to Paul’s Delegates: 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus. NTinC. ( Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press, 1996; na.: na., na). ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). Johnson, L. T. The First and Second Letters to Timothy: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB. Vol. 35A. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 2001; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Kelly, J. N. D. A Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles: I Timothy, II Timothy, Titus. TC. Vol. 14. ( New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1963; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1986). Conservative—Moderate. Ward - "This significant work of recent scholarship is based on the Greek and mediated to the Greekless through the author's own translation. Its standpoint is independent; it favors Pauline authorship; and is critical ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 3rd ed. 1986). A "Best Buy". ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). ~ Scholer, David M. A Basic Bibliographic Guide for New Testament Exegesis. (na; 2nd ed. 1974). ~ Stuart, Douglas K. A Guide to Selecting and Using Bible Commentaries. (1990; na). Knight, George W., III. The Pastoral Epistles: A Commentary on the Greek Text. NIGTC. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1992; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Locke, Walter. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, na; na.: na., na). Critical. Ward - "A useful beginning for those who are ready for detailed comments on the Greek." ~ Danker, F. W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study. (1960; 3rd ed, slightly revised. 1970).

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Marshall, I. Howard A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles. ICC. ( Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1999; na.: na., na). Critical. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). "Contains some theological errors." ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Mounce, William D. Pastoral Epistles. WBC. Vol. 46. ( Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2000; na.: na., na). Conservative—Critical. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. Basic Library Booklist. (na; Revised ed. 2005). ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Quinn, Jerome D. & William C. Wacker. The Letter to Titus: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. AB. Vol. 35. ( New York, NY: Doubleday, 1992; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. (1997; na). Important. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 6th ed. 2007). A "Best Buy". ~ Köstenberger, Andreas. Favorite NT Commentaries. (2007; na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Schlatter, Adolf von. Die Kirche der Griechen im Urteil des Paulus: Eine Auslegung seiner Briefe an Timotheus und Titus. 3rd ed. Stuttgart: Calwer Verlag, 1983). Liberal—Critical. ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na). Scott, Ernest F. The Pastoral Epistles. MNTC. ( London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, na; na.: na., na). Critical. Ward - "Written from the standpoint of a more advanced criticism." Simpson, E. K. The Pastoral Epistles: The Greek Test with Introduction and Commentary. Ward - "Robust evangelical exposition, reinforced with a wealth of classical learning." ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Spicq, Ceslaus. Les Epîtres Pastorales. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). Ward - "A profound and meticulous work which no advanced student should miss." ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na). ( na.: na., na;

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Non-Technical Exposition Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. Trans. William Pringle. CALVIN. Vol. 21. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1948; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2003). Conservative. [French Protestant Reformer] ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ~ Prepared by the Buswell Library. Selected New Testament Commentaries. (7 May, 2002; na).

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Commentaries on First Timothy (Pastoral Epistles) (19th Century)
( na.: na., na; 5th ed. New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co, 1883).

Non-Technical Exposition Ellicott, C. J. Pastoral Epistles. Conservative. [Anglican] Printed 9/17/2008

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Fairbairn, Patrick. The Pastoral Epistles. & Klock Christian Publishers, 1980). [Scottish Presbyterian]

NT Biblical Commentary Recommendations
( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, na-1956; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Spurgeon, C. H. Commenting and Commentaries. (1876; Reprint ed. 1981). ~ Stitzinger, James F. "Study Tools for Expository Preaching," in Rediscovering Expository Preaching. (1992; 2002). ~ Vincent, Robert & Tim Leaman. Compilation of Commentaries on the Books of the Bible. (na; na). Plummer, Alfred. "The Pastoral Epistles." William R. Nicoll, ed. EB. ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1982). Conservative. [Anglican] Technical Exegesis Bernard, J. H. The Pastoral Epistles. Conservative—Critical. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1899; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1980).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

227.847

Commentaries on Second Timothy
( na.: na., 1905; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1977).

Non-Technical Exposition Moule, H. C. G. Studies in II Timothy. Conservative.

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Stott, John R. W. The Message of 2 Timothy: Guard the Gospel. Conservative. [British Evangelical] ( Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973; na.: na., na).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). ~ Custer, Stewart. Tools for Preaching and Teaching the Bible. (1979; 2nd ed. 1998). ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na).

227.857

Commentaries on Titus
( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Hiebert, D. Edmond. Titus and Philemon. Conservative.

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). Taylor, Thomas. An Exposition of Titus. Conservative. [English Puritan] Technical Exegesis Quinn, J. D. The Letter to Titus. AB. ( Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, na; na.: na., na). Liberal—Critical. ~ Carson, D. A. New Testament Commentary Survey. (na; 5th ed. 2002). A "best buy". ~ Evans, John F. A Guide to Biblical Commentaries and Reference Works. (na; 5th ed, revised. na). ( na.: na., na; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian Publishers, 1980).

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Commentaries on Philemon
( New York, NY: Loizeaux Brothers, 1960; na.: na., na).

Non-Technical Exposition Gaebelein, Frank E. Philemon: The Gospel of Emancipation. Conservative.

~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985).

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Rupprecht, Arthur A. "Philemon." Frank E. Gaebelein, ed. EBC. Vol. 11. ( Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Regency Reference Library, 1995). Conservative. ~ Akin, Daniel L. Building a Theological Library: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. (na; na). Technical Exegesis Stuhlmacher, Peter. Der Brief an Philemon. ( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

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Commentaries on Philemon (Nineteenth Century)
( na.: na., 1867, 1897; Reprint ed. Minneapolis, MN: Klock & Klock Christian

Non-Technical Exposition Cox, Samuel & A. H. Drysdale. The Epistle to Philemon. Publishers, 1982). Conservative. [English Congregationalist]

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987). Scroggie, W. G. Studies in Philemon. Conservative. [Scottish Evangelical] ( na.: na., 1927; Reprint ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1982).

~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. (1974; Reprint ed. 1985). ~ Barber, Cyril J. The Minister's Library. 1971-1985. (1985; Reprint ed. 1987).

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Special Topics in Philemon
( na.: na., na; na.: na., na).

Knox, J. Philemon among the Letters of Paul.

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