Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: Ephesians

By Pheme Perkins Published
Paperback image ISBN: 9780687056996 $22.99 Buy
eBook image ISBN: 9781426750373 $22.99 Buy

In this volume, Pheme Perkins mines the writings from Nag Hammadi and Qumran for illuminating parallels to Ephesians, showing how a first-century audience would have heard and responded to the various parts of the letter.  Under her sure guidance, contemporary readers are led to see the rhetorical power and the theological depth of this pseudonymous letter.

About the Author

Pheme Perkins

Pheme Perkins is a professor in the Theology Department at Boston College, specializing Johannine materials, Paulline Epistles and Gnosticism. She is a member of and leader in several professional organizations, including the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Bible Association, the Society of New Testament Studies, and the Association of Theological Schools. Recent publications include: Gnosticism and the New Testament (Fortress Press), Peter: Apostle for the Whole Church (Fortress Press), Ephesians: Abingdon New Testament Commentary (Abingdon Press), Abraham's Divided Children: Galatians and the Politics of Faith (Trinity Press International).