1 Peter (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)

Front Cover
Baker Academic, Apr 1, 2005 - Religion - 384 pages
3 Reviews
In this newest addition to the acclaimed BECNT series, respected New Testament scholar Karen H. Jobes provides a fresh commentary on 1 Peter.

1 Peter admirably achieves the dual aims of the BECNT series--it is academically sophisticated as well as pastorally sensitive and accessible. This volume features Jobes's own translation of the Greek text and detailed interaction with the meaning of the text, emphasizing the need to read 1 Peter in light of its cultural background.

Jobes's commentary will help pastors, students, and teachers better understand the Christian's role as a "foreigner" in contemporary society.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - BradKautz - LibraryThing

I found this commentary to be very useful as I preached through 1 Peter. Jobes is a scholar who is well-acquainted with the literature of Petrine studies and she has written a very solid work of ... Read full review

User Review  - John Pepplinkhuizen Willemsen - Christianbook.com

Very good commentary. Karen Jobes does not write a simple commentary but she thinks for herself and has some very good, very surprising insights. Very readable for all interested readers. Read full review

Contents

Introduction to 1 Peter
1
Final Words and Greetings 51214
319
The Syntax of 1 Peter How Good Is the Greek?
325

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Karen H. Jobes (Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary) is Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She has written the NIV Application Commentary on Esther as well as a detailed study of an ancient Greek version of Esther and is the coauthor of Invitation to the Septuagint.

Bibliographic information