1 and 2 Timothy and Titus (Two Horizons Commentary)
"Those of us who are long-standing admirers of Rob Wall's work will recognize that the Pastoral Epistles, with all of their critical baggage, provide the perfect backdrop for his canonical approach to Scripture. Wall never shrinks back from crucial questions. Nevertheless, he carefully and confidently interprets the Pastorals as full members of the canon. His readings are theologically apt and lively, shaped and regulated by the church's faith."See All
Loyola University, Maryland
"I commend Rob Wall for offering us, and the wider church, his canonical readings of the Pastoral Epistles. Rob does not shy away from the many tough passages in these letters, always trying to present what he sees as the 'plain sense' of the text in relation to other historical, ecclesial, and cultural understandings. The combination of commentary and reading by the 'rule of faith' supplemented by three interesting case studies provides a thorough canonical understanding of these crucial letters from the standpoint of one who is immersed in what it means to understand the Bible as the church's book."See All
Stanley E. Porter
McMaster Divinity College
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This theological commentary on 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus by Robert Wall powerfully demonstrates the ongoing relevance and authority of the Pastoral Epistles for the church today. Wall uniquely employs an apostolic "Rule of Faith" methodology for interpreting these texts as sacred Scripture. Three successive historical case studies by Richard Steele vividly instantiate key themes of the Pastorals. This innovative yet reverent volume will help revive the interest of students, pastors, and other Christian leaders in the Pastoral Epistles.
About the Author
Robert W. Wall is Paul T. Walls Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies at Seattle Pacific University. He is also the coauthor (with Anthony Robinson) of Called to Be Church: The Book of Acts for a New Day.