By Gordon D. Fee
Dr. Fee's statement on 1 and a couple of Timothy and Titus, initially a part of the excellent news statement sequence, is revised and reset in an obtainable yet in-depth structure for pastors, scholars, and laypeople. An introductory bankruptcy offers with simple questions of authorship, history, and topics, then each one component of Scripture is related, followed by way of notes on goods within the textual content that want additional clarification.
"[Fee's observation on 1 and a pair of Timothy, Titus] . . . is perfect for college students, pastors, and academics. it's a version of readability and association and continuously displays a really appropriate exam of exegetical concerns. certainly . . . i believe it really is the most effective on hand [commentaries] at the pastoral epistles. Fee's ability in writing commentaries is as glaring during this quantity because it used to be in his magisterial quantity on 1 Corinthians."
Â—Thomas R. Schreiner, Bethel Theological Seminary
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Language and Style This problem basically has three parts: First, a significant part of the vocabulary is new, in comparison with Paul's earlier letters; and some of this new vocabulary, much of it crucial to the thought of these letters, seems to reflect a great deal more Hellenism than one finds in the earlier letters. Thus, for example, eusebeia ("godliness") is the crucial term to describe the Christian faith (see disc. on 1 Tim. 2:2; 3:16; 4:7-8); epiphaneia, rather than parousia, is the only term used of Christ's second coming (see disc.
Introduction 25 One answer, of course, is that taken by the majority of scholars, namely, that Paul is not their author. But this answer has its own-for me, insurmountable-difficulties: First, the letters are clearly far more Pauline than otherwise in all of their features: language, style, theology. lt is difficult to account for this with the hypothesis of pseudepigraphy. An author writing in another's name must be a near genius to be able to imitate so thoroughly. , the greeting) and the creating of historical sequences like that noted (earlier) about Titus or that in 2 Timothy 4:9-18 nearly defies reason.
By and large, these letters have a more monotonous style, lacking the vigor, the tumbling forth of ideas, that characterize Paul. 33 Although some of these items can be-and have beenoverstated, 34 there can be little question of the correctness of Kelly's observation: "The homogeneity of the Pastorals with one another and their dishomogeneity with the other Paulines must be regarded as an established fact:' But he also adds, vigorously: "lt cannot be too strongly urged that the inference that the Apostle cannot therefore be their author does not necessarily follow:' 35 How, then, shall one evaluate these data?