Paul's Letter to the Philippians

Speaker(s): Lynn Cohick
Date: July 1-12 2013
Length: 18h10min
Product ID: RGDL4315S

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This course examines the book of Philippians in depth, focusing on (1) historical context, including Roman and Jewish contexts, (2) exegetical questions, (3) theological issues raised, including Christology, eschatology, ecclesiology, leadership, conflict resolution, and financial resources in the Church, and (4) the application of Philippians' teachings for today's global church. At the end of the course, the student should be able to (1) explain Philippians' first century historical and social context, (2) its theological claims and (3) offer thorough exegetical summaries of the major teachings in Philippians. Lectures include:

  • Introduction to the Historical World of First Century Philippi
  • Introduction to Paul's Letter to the Philippians
  • Philippians 1:1-30
  • Philippians 2:1-11 (2 lectures)
  • Philippians 2:12-30
  • Philippians 3:1-16
  • Philippians 3:17-21
  • Philippians 4:1-7
  • Philippians 4:8-23

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Lynn H. Cohick is a professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. Dr. Cohick has written on early Jewish and Christian relations in her book, Melito of Sardis: Setting, Purpose, and Sources, on women in the ancient world, Women in the World of the Earliest Christians, and a commentary on Ephesians.

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