In this full-length critical commentary on the Greek text of Ephesians, Andrew Lincoln offers new ways of appreciating this great epistle. Showing recent advances in linguistic, historical, social, literal and theological understanding of Ephesians, Dr. Lincoln offers detailed exegesis and overviews that seek to reveal the theology and ethics of the letter. A thorough and sensitive discussion of the letter's authorship and its close affinity to Colossians are included as well as treatments of cosmic Christology, the church's relation to Judaism, the church and the world, the continuing impact of Ephesians, Christ-centered eschatology, and salvation as a completed event. This is a scholarly work.
Andrew T. Lincoln lectures New Testament at the University of Sheffield, England. He has also taught New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and at St. John's College, Nottingham. He holds and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and the B.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary.
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Review 1 for Ephesians: Word Biblical Commentary [WBC]
Thought these were conservative
Date:May 5, 2011
I bought this commentary thinking that it came from a conservative viewpoint. Very disappointed to find out right off that the author denies Pauline authorship of Ephesians. The scholarship is thorough, but this book will be hard to trust knowing its coming from such a critical viewpoint.
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Review 2 for Ephesians: Word Biblical Commentary [WBC]
Date:August 21, 2007
Lincoln's is a solid, top tier commentary. While not supporting Pauline authorship, Lincoln's work with the text is still very good and should be consulted in any in-depth work with this epistle.