Philippians, Colossians, Philemon

$27.50

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: November 05, 2013


ISBN: 0801036461

ISBN-13: 9780801036460

Number of Pages: 256

Series: Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon, written by Paul from prison in the middle of the first century, were addressed to specific Christian communities facing concrete challenges. What did these letters mean at the time, and what do they mean for us today?

In this addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, seasoned New Testament scholar Dennis Hamm explores the significance of these letters and their enduring relevance to the life and mission of the church. Based on solid scholarship yet readily accessible, the book is enriched with pastoral reflections and applications and includes sidebars on the living tradition and biblical background.

Author Info

Dennis Hamm, SJ (PhD, St. Louis University), is professor of New Testament and Graff Chair in Catholic Theological Studies at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he has taught Scripture for over thirty-five years. He is the author of several books and numerous articles.

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