The Letter to the Ephesians (New International Commentary on the New Testament (Nicnt)) (Hardcover)

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The Letter to the Ephesians (New International Commentary on the New Testament (Nicnt)) (Hardcover)

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The letter to the Ephesians provokes an array of interpretive questions regarding authorship, audience, date, occasion, purpose of writing, and the nature of its moral instruction--including its words addressed to slaves and masters. Interacting critically in an arena of intense debate, Lynn Cohick provides an exegetically astute analysis of the six chapters of Ephesians, offering an insightful account of the letter's theology and soteriology as she attends to its expansive prose and lofty vision of God's redemption.

Cohick analyzes everything from the letter's description of the church and its appeals for discipleship to the complex relationship between Jews and gentiles within the text and in the broader cultural context. Her extensive knowledge of the social realities of women and families in the ancient world is also evident throughout. Historically sensitive and theologically rich, Cohick's commentary will be an abundant resource for a new generation of scholars, pastors, and lay leaders.

Lynn H. Cohick is provost/dean and professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. Her other books include Christian Women in the Patristic World, Women in the World of the Earliest Christians, and a commentary on Philippians in the Story of God Bible Commentary series.
Product Details ISBN: 9780802868428
ISBN-10: 0802868428
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: November 5th, 2020
Pages: 521
Language: English
Series: New International Commentary on the New Testament (Nicnt)