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I & II Peter and Jude : a commentary /

Main Author: Donelson, Lewis R., 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, c2010.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:New Testament library.
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Table of Contents:
  • The first letter of Peter
  • Introduction to 1 Peter
  • The recepients of 1 Peter
  • Persecution
  • Date
  • Authorship
  • Literary structure
  • Outline
  • Theology Text and translation
  • Epistolary prescript
  • Opening blessing
  • The holy life
  • Call to holiness
  • Love and the word
  • Milk of the Lord
  • The living stone
  • Life as aliens and sojourners
  • Call to beautiful deeds among the Gentiles
  • Submission to the authority of the Gentiles
  • Submission of servants to masters
  • Submission by wives and honoring by husbands
  • Exhortation and blessing for all
  • Suffering while doing good
  • Christ as model of suffering and victory
  • Excursus: the tradition of Enoch and the fallen angels
  • Separation from the Gentile life
  • The end is near
  • Love within the community
  • Suffering as judgment
  • Elders and their flocks
  • Concluding call to suffering
  • Epistolary postscript
  • The letter of Jude
  • Introduction to Jude
  • Authorship
  • The opponents
  • Date and setting
  • Literary structure
  • Canonical status
  • Text and translation
  • Opening salutation
  • Statement of purpose and opening accusation
  • Condemnation of the impious
  • Three examples of divine punishment
  • The naming of the impious
  • Excursus: Michael and the body of Moses
  • Enoch's prophecy of judgment
  • Appeals to the beloved
  • The prophecy of the apostles
  • Appeal for mercy
  • Concluding doxology
  • The second letter of Peter
  • Introduction to 2 Peter
  • Relationship to Jude
  • Authorship and date
  • The false teachers and mockers
  • Literary structure
  • Theology
  • Text and translation
  • Opening salutation
  • Exordium
  • Testamentary reminder
  • Apostolic and prophetic witnesses
  • False teachers and their punishment
  • The prediction of false teachers
  • Examples of God's judgment
  • The immorality of the false teachers
  • The promise of his coming
  • God's patience
  • Final exhortation and doxology.