Suggested Resources on 1 Thessalonians

One of the things I have learned at seminary is that buying a set of commentaries is not always the best way to go.  For those who are interested, here is a list of resources on 1 Thessalonians my prof put together for my NT Exegesis Class.

Best, Ernest. A Commentary on the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. Harper’s New Testament Commentaries.  New York:  Harper and Row, 1972.

Bruce, F. F. 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Word Biblical Commentary. Waco, Texas: Word, 1982.

Collins, Raymond.  The Birth of the New Testament:  The Origin and Development of the First Christian Generation. New York:  Crossroad, 1993.

________ .  Studies on the First Letter to the Thessalonians.   Bibliotheca ephemeridum theologicarum lovaniensium 66.   Leuven: University Press, 1984.

________ , editor.  The Thessalonian Correspondence. Bibliotheca ephemeridum theologicarum lovaniensium 87.   Leuven:  University Press, 1990.

Donfried, Karl Paul.  Paul, Thessalonica, and Early Christianity.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

________, and I. Howard Marshall. The Theology of the Shorter Pauline Epistles.  New Testament Theology.   Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Frame, J. E.  A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians. International Critical Commentary.   Edinburgh:  T. and T. Clark, 1912.

Furnish, Victor Paul. 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians. Abingdon New Testament Commentaries. Nashville: Abingdon, 2007.

Gaventa, Beverly Roberts.  First and Second Thessalonians.  Interpretation.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1998.

Juel, Donald H.  1 Thessalonians.   Augsburg Commentary on the New Testament.   Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1985.

Krentz, Edgar M.  “First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians,” in Anchor Bible Dictionary. New York:  Doubleday, 1992.  6:515-23.

Malherbe, Abraham J.  Paul and the Thessalonians:  The Philosophic Tradition of Pastoral Care. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1987.

The Letter to the Thessalonians.  Anchor Bible.  New York: Doubleday, 2000.

Marshall, I. Howard.  1 and 2 Thessalonians.   New Century Bible Commentary.   Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983.

Morris, Leon.  The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians.   New International Commentary on the New Testament, revised edition.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1991.

Richard, Earl.  First and Second Thessalonians.   Sacra Pagina 11.  Collegeville, MN:  Liturgical, 1995.

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