Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Letters To Timothy Titus And Philemon [Paperback]

Our Price $ 15.30  
Retail Value $ 18.00  
You Save $ 2.70  (15%)  
Item Number 9395  
Buy New $15.30
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.3" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   0.86 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 30, 2003
ISBN  0664226779  
EAN  9780664226770  

Availability  0 units.

New Daily Study Bible - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Gospel Of John V1 (New Daily Study Bible)   $ 15.30   In Stock  
  Letter To The Hebrews (New Daily Study Bible)   $ 15.30   In Stock  
  Letters To The Romans (New Daily Study Bible)   $ 15.30   In Stock  
  Revelation Of John V1 (New Daily Study Bible)   $ 15.30   In Stock  
  Revelation Of John V2 (New Daily Study Bible)   $ 15.30   In Stock  

Item Description...
These oft-neglected New Testament books actually deal with topics that should be of great interest to today's readers. First and 2 Timothy and Titus are known as the Pastoral Epistles, and such deal with practical matters of church management and personal conduct. The letter to Philemon is the only private letter we have from Paul, and it tells of a runaway slave who later may have become bishop of Ephesus. As with his other books and about which millions of readers can testify, Barclay displays a remarkable writing talent that combines a profound mastery of the ancient languages with the wider conversation of secular literature and a deep devotion to Scripture.

Publishers Description

These oft-neglected New Testement books actually deal with topics that should be of great interest to today's readers. As with his other books and about which millions of readers can testify, William Barclay displays a remarkable writing talent that combines a profound mastery of the ancient languages with the wider conversation of secular literature and a deep devotion to scripture.

For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.

Buy Letters To Timothy Titus And Philemon by William Barclay from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780664226770 & 0664226779

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Letters To Timothy Titus And Philemon by William Barclay today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About William Barclay

William Barclay William Barclay (1907-1978) nacio en Wick (Escocia) en una familia de larga tradicion evangelica. Estudio en la Universidad y en el Trinity College de Glasgow, que completo con un semestre en la Universidad alemana de Marburgo. En 1933 fue ordenado al ministerio de la Iglesia de Escocia. Su primer y unico pastorado fue en Trinity Church de Renfrew, donde permaneceria casi catorce anos (1933-47). Dio clases de lengua y literatura del Nuevo Testamento en la Universidad de Glasglow hasta el dia de su jubilacion."

William Barclay was born in 1907 and died in 1978.

William Barclay has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Best of Barclay
  2. Comentario Al Nuevo Testamento
  3. Daily Study Bible (Westminster Hardcover)
  4. Daily Study Bible (Westminster Paperback)
  5. Insights
  6. New Daily Study Bible
  7. William Barclay Library

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Authors, A-Z > ( B ) > Barclay, William   [68  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Bible Study > General   [2774  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Commentaries > New Testament   [2831  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > New Testament > Study   [4395  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > New Testament   [0  similar products]
7Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > Devotionals   [5739  similar products]

Similar Products
Letter To The Hebrews (New Daily Study Bible)
Letter To The Hebrews (New Daily Study Bible)
Item: 9384

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Good analysis of the life of a Christian  Oct 22, 2002
In his series of New Testament Commentaries, William Barclay gives us a commentary on the "Pastoral Epistles" and Philemon. 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus are called the Pastoral Epistles because Paul had written them to encourage and advise two pastors in Early Christianity. They give advice concerning the character and conduct that Christians should have, specifically the character and conduct of a church's pastor.

Where Barclay's strength lies is in the meticulous analysis of the text. Paul tends to pack a lot in his sentences; Barclay picks the sentence apart and brings things into clearer view. While he does an admirable job discussing Paul's world in the light of the times (when slaves outnumbered free men, when women were neither to be seen nor heard, etc.); how Paul's words can be applied to a modern, slave-free, woman-respecting society; and spends a great deal of time analyzing Christian conduct.

While the commentary is generally good, it wasn't much that I hadn't heard or read before. It can be argued that this was Barclay's intention. Since he translated the entire text from the original Greek, quoted many other Bible verses and Paul's pagan contemporaries (to illustrate the thinking of the day), etc., he could have written a pretty good commentary series intended for Biblical scholars. Instead, he wrote one for the regular chruch-goers.

I do have to throw in one comment concerning the inerrancy of the Bible. Barclay speculates that Paul may not have written the entire epistle, but rather that someone found one of Paul's old letters and re-wrote it to address the Gnostic heresy in the Church. This speculation is dangerous as it encourages one to pick apart the Bible and throw away the parts that he/she doens't like. It makes the Bible subjective ("I don't like that part about no murder. I don't believe the Holy Spirit wrote that, so I'll ignore it."). The Holy Spirit doesn't need an editor; It will have what it wants in the Bible and make sure that any "false teachings" are not included.

In all, this is a pretty good commentary. It gives a thorough, Biblical analysis of the conduct of Christian pastors and lay-people. It also gives a healthy view of the historical period in which these letters were written.

Springboard for further exploration  Jul 23, 2001
This installment of The Daily Study Bible Series covers the Pastoral Epistles and the letter to Philemon. William Barclay has given us a good devotional study firmly rooted in biblical scholarship.

Scholars have disputed Pauline authorship of the Pastoral Epistles (I and II Timothy, Titus). Barclay's introduction covers the issues involved well. He takes a middle position where a later teacher expanded genuine Pauline fragments. Unfortunately, he does not expound this view in the commentary itself; he is silent about which sections are genuine and which are later. Since "we are still hearing the voice of Paul" (13), it probably did not occur to him to make the distinctions. Barclay's introduction to Philemon includes an interesting if speculative account of how this short letter became included in the New Testament.

The commentary itself is best described as expository. Barclay does not only analyze the Greek text. Using exhortation, anecdotal stories, and other sources, he also suggests what these texts might mean today. From a strictly academic viewpoint, this commentary will seem superficial. For the popular audience for whom Barclay has intended this work, it should serve as a springboard for further study. Barclay provides a list for further reading for this purpose.

Though this book is a good introductory work overall, the reader should be aware of a couple points. The first relates to these epistles' stances on women and slavery. Any casual reading of the letters will strike the reader as bordering on misogyny and condoning slavery. Barclay places these tests in the situation of the Roman/Greek world in which Paul wrote them. He makes a valid point that doing almost anything else would be scandalous (with women) or even dangerous (with slaves). To his credit, he says those circumstances no longer apply. However,considering the history in which these texts were and are used, I have to think he soft-pedaled these issues. After all Christianity is supposed to be "light for the world" (Matt. 5:14, NJB).

The other issue concerns Barclay's treatment of other religions. When Barclay mentions them, he almost invariably creates straw men of them. He makes at least one anti-Semitic accusation without evidence. Against these straw men, Barclay over idealizes Christianity. Even granting this work is now more than twenty-five years old, Barclay should have been above that.

Scholarly work presented in easy to read format  Mar 2, 1998
I have found Barclay's Daily Bible Study Guides of the New Testament the best in-depth commentary of the bible books. He presents scholarly analysis in very easy to read passages. Reading this book in particular greatly increased my understanding of Paul's extraordinary letters to Timothy and Titus on Christian leadership principles.

Write your own review about Letters To Timothy Titus And Philemon

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support