The apostle Paul’s charge to Titus is “to set right what was left undone and, as I directed you, to appoint elders in every town” (1:5). A literate audience would be familiar with the statement by the famous classical poet Homer, who spoke of “Crete of the hundred cities” (Homer, Iliad 2.649), no doubt by way… Read More
B&H Academic interviews Andreas J. Köstenberger about his recently released commentary on 1-2 Timothy and Titus from the Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation series.
A few years ago, my family and I visited Westminster Abbey, the venerable cathedral that over the centuries has witnessed a large number of historic events. The Abbey has served as the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of seventeen monarchs and of many other significant people in England’s history. Toward… Read More
“Hermeneutical and Exegetical Challenges in Interpreting the Pastoral Epistles,” in Entrusted with the Gospel: Paul’s Theology in the Pastoral Epistles (ed. Andreas Köstenberger and Terry Wilder; NAC Monograph Series; Nashville: B&H, 2010), 1-27. Recent years have seen the publication of several major commentaries and monographs on the Pastoral Epistles. This is a sign of the… Read More
Ecclesiology has always been an important issue in Baptist discussion. In fact, the argument has been made that this is the theological area in which Baptists have made the most important contribution, particularly in the area of requiring a regenerate church membership. Another particular area of ecclesiology that has seen a great deal of attention… Read More