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Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Greek transliterated. Notes at the close of each chapter provide additional textual and technical comments for those who want to dig deeper. A bibliography as well as Scripture and subject indexes are also included. Pastors, students, and Bible teachers will find in this series a commitment to accessibility without sacrificing serious scholarship.
In 1 and 2 Thessalonians
, you will find a concise and clear explanation of Paul's letters to the church in Thessalonica. Written from an evangelical perspective, this commentary explains the significance of Greek terms in order to bring out the fullness of the apostle Paul's heart and the relevant applications to our everyday lives. David J. Williams, PhD, ThM
, was educated at the University of Melbourne and Fuller Theological Seminary and served as vice principal of Ridley College Melbourne. His publications include The Promise of His Coming
and Paul's Metaphors
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About the Author
David J. Williams, Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia, is retired as Vice Principal of Ridley College, University of Melbourne. He is the author of The Promise of His Coming
and of the New International Biblical Commentaries on Acts and First and Second Thessalonians. He has contributed many articles to scholarly journals, and he has also served as a translator for the New International Version of the Bible.