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From Hope to Despair in Thessalonica
Situating 1 and 2 Thessalonians

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Part of Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series

  • Date Published: September 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521073073

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  • Colin R. Nicholl examines the situations giving rise to each Thessalonian Epistle to determine how the two relate historically. His book presents a compelling hypothesis, arguing that the two letters reflect two stages of a single crisis plaguing a recently formed Greek Church, (which spiralled from hope into despair because of confusion about the "end" time.) This monograph is the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of the Thessalonian Epistles currently available.

    • Groundbreaking new explanation of the situations underlying 1 and 2 Thessalonians
    • Timely, in view of current popular preoccupations with eschatology
    • Significantly advances scholarly discussion as to whether the Apostle Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This book will promote discussion of the Thessalonian correspondence, especially concerning the situation of the letters as Nichol describes it." - The Journal of Religion Alan C. Mitchell, Georgetown University

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521073073
    • length: 336 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Abbreviations
    Part I:
    1. Introduction
    Part II:
    2. Grieving without hope
    3. Anxious and fearful
    4. In need of reassurance
    Part III:
    5. Shaken and terrified
    6. Perseverance under threat
    7. Explaining the problem of 'idleness' and the conclusion: the situation underlying 2 Thess. 3:6–15 and 3:16–18
    Part IV:
    8. Synthesis and conclusion
    Appendix: Michael, the restrainer removed (2 Thess. 2:6–7)
    Bibliography.

  • Author

    Colin R. Nicholl, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Massachusetts
    Dr Colin R. Nicholl is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. His writings have been published in a number of scholarly, religious, and secular publications.

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