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by Edward Gordon Selwyn




The First Epistle of St. Peter: The Greek Text With Introduction, Notes, and Essays (Thornapple Commentaries)
Download The First Epistle of St. Peter: The Greek Text With Introduction, Notes, and Essays (Thornapple Commentaries) epub
ISBN: 0801081998
ISBN13: 978-0801081996
Category: Other
Author: Edward Gordon Selwyn
Language: English
Publisher: Baker Pub Group; 2nd edition (May 1, 1981)
Pages: 517 pages
ePUB size: 1777 kb
FB2 size: 1315 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 438
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Gold Crown
Dated, even ancient by today's standards with new books coming out practically on top of one another. Selwyn, however, does something which is not as common today as it should be--he takes the Greek text apart piece by piece, looks at it, discerns it, studies it, exegetes it and then provides a comment on the reading. Helpful for exegesis; I found it useful in preparatory work for writing sermons.
Sudert
This commentary has been considered the classic one on the First Epistle of Peter for many years. However, it does have some exegetical mistakes, largely from conclusions drawn from too little evidence. It is still valuable, though, as Selwyn draws a great deal from the text that is, on the whole, reliable.
Karon
Selwyn's commentary on 1 Peter is thorough and his, at times, unique ideas are expressed with deep thoughtfulness. Even though the commentary is old and many substantial commentaries have been written since his, the detail keeps it alive as a classical work that must be consulted.
Debeme
Though published almost 50 years ago, this work has not been improved upon. If you're serious about biblical studies and can read the Greek, this is a must