James Miller



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1. For those with Comprehensive Greek, either the UBS 4 or NA 27 Greek New Testament For those with Concise Greek, a Greek/English interlinear using one of the recommended English translations cited below and a Greek version cited above. 2. A modern translation of the New Testament (NRSV, RSV, TNIV recommended; not acceptable KJV, NKJV or paraphrases such as the NLB or the Message) 3. Stephen Fowl. Philippians. Two Horizons Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. 4. Richard B. Hays. The Moral Vision of the New Testament. San Francisco: HarperSan Francisco, 1996. We will begin reading from HaysÕ book right away. 5. David Alan Black. ItÕs Still Greek to Me. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998. OR Daniel B. Wallace. The Basics of New Testament Syntax. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000 (for those considering advanced New Testament study, I recommend this volume) 6. Richard Bauckham. Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003. We will begin reading this book after our first session together. 7. The student will need access to Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, and Daniel G. Reid, eds. Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. Downers Grove: IVP, 1993. I recommend buying the volume, though a copy is available in the reference section of the Information Commons on campus. I will also assign several articles and chapters from books. I am currently working on getting permission for us to photocopy needed material. These will include: J. Ross Wagner. ÒWorking Out Salvation: Holiness and Community in Philippians.Ó In Kent E. Brower and Andy Johnson, eds. Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007): 257–74. William S. Kurz, ÒKenotic Imitation of Paul and of Christ in Philippians 2 and 3.Ó In Fernando F. Segovia, ed. Discipleship in the New Testament (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1985): 76–102

Publication Date

January 2009


Asbury Theological Seminary


Testament, New, Florida, Spring, NT632



NT 632 Exegesis of Philippians