From the Publisher
The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, careful attention to their literary design, and a theologically perceptive exposition of the biblical text. The contributors are scholars of international standing. The editorial board consists of C. Clifton Black, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey; John T. Carroll, Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia; and Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey.
About the Author
Frank J, Matera
is the Andrews-Kelly-Ryan Professor of NewTestament at the Catholic Universityof America in Washington, D.C. He is a past president of the Catholic BiblicalAssociation of America. He is the author of ten books, includingNew Testament Ethics
, New TestamentChristology
, and II Corinthians
in the New TestamentLibrary series, all published by WJK.