'Translations with commentary of Paul's Letter to the Philippians and his Letter to Philemon. The letters are approached methodologically, with attention to historical and cultural contexts'--Provided by publisher.
Product Description: Bonnie Thurston is the author of many books and articles about spirituality and prayer. In For God Aloneshe shows us, clearly and practically, how to pray. The result is a unique introduction to prayer that will encourage all Christian readers seeking to deepen the life of prayer...read more
9780814629291 | Liturgical Pr, February 1, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: 'Insights into living for all Christians is forthcoming through a contemporary understanding of religious vows and the the Gospel of Matthew's Sermon on the mount'--Provided by publisher.
Product Description: An expert guide from Galillee to Jerusalem This new resource examines the major literary units of Mark's Gospel with an eye toward helping the pastor in sermon preparation. Rather than major themes, Thurston guides the reader through the lectionary readings and how Mark's work offers a wealth of materials for Christian life and reflection...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
9780800634285 | Fortress Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: An expert guide from Galillee to Jerusalem This new resource examines the major literary units of Mark's Gospel with an eye toward helping the pastor in sermon preparation.
Product Description: This is an insightful examination of the personalities, place, and power of women in the New Testament. Thurston gives the cultural and religious context of women in the Greco-Roman world and seeks to show ways in which early Christianity attempted to liberate people from patriarchic oppression and later compromised under the pressure of the dominant society...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
Product Description: This book begins by giving a sense of the socioeconomic position of widows in the biblical world. It examines the primary New Testament texts on widows, paying special attention to 1 Tim. 5:3-16. Next it discusses the references to the widows' order in the Apostolic Fathers, Tertullian of Carthage, and the Didascalia Apostolorum, in each case beginning by setting the stage against the larger backdrop of church history...read more