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Philippians: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching)
In this commentary, Fred Craddock focuses on the text of Philippians rather than on conversations among scholars about the text. His commentary on the text differs from many other commentaries in that issues of authorship, date, place of writing, integrity, of purpose are dealt with at points where the text itself raises these issues. In order to assist those who preach, C ...more
Hardcover, 98 pages
Published January 1st 1984 by Westminster John Knox Press
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I found Fred Craddock's commentary on Philippians quite helpful as I led a small-group study through the book. Craddock includes the strongest theories of other commentators before offering his own insightful opinions. I felt throughout that I was getting a good picture of current scholarly discussion without being distracted or overwhelmed by it. The book served as a useful counter to my usual go-to, the IVP Bible Background Commentary.