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2 Thessalonians: Facing the End with Sobriety Maarten J.J. Menken

2 Thessalonians: Facing the End with Sobriety

Maarten J.J. Menken

Published September 22nd 1994
ISBN : 9780415095044
Hardcover
160 pages
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In this lucid expose the second letter to the Thessalonians is approached from a historical perspective. The letter is read as part of a process of communication between its sender and the original addressees, making it accessible to the modernMoreIn this lucid expose the second letter to the Thessalonians is approached from a historical perspective. The letter is read as part of a process of communication between its sender and the original addressees, making it accessible to the modern reader.2 Thessalonians includes a translation of the short Greek text- an historical examination of the letters genre, authorship and religious milieu- an introduction to apocalyptic eschatology and an extensive commentary on the letter.Maarten Menkens book will appeal to theologians, ministers of religion, students of theology and all those interested in biblical studies.