General Resources for the Book of 2 Thessalonians
(Check the Scripture Index for links and study resources pertaining to specific pericopes)
- Introductions, Overviews & General Resources:
- 2 Thessalonians at Luther Seminary's Bible Tutor. Study basics about Bible books, people, dates, places, and content, and take web-based self-tests. CD-ROM of Advanced Studies also available at their site.
- Bible Briefs, Thessalonians 1 & 2, study guide from Virginia Theological Seminary.
- Introduction to the Book of 2 Thessalonians, New American Bible.
- 2 Thessalonians, Wikipedia.
- 2 Thessalonians, Pauline Literature, L. Gregory Bloomquist, 2003.
- 2 Thessalonians: Introduction and Outline by Professor Barry D. Smith, Atlantic Baptist University, in Religious Studies 1023: The New Testament and Its Context.
- Bibliography by David Malick at the Biblical Studies Foundation.
- Epistles to the Thessalonians in the Catholic Encyclopedia.
- The Book of 2 Thessalonians in the World Wide Study Bible.
- Bible Basics (2 Thessalonians) by NetMinistries. (Very basic - includes .wav files with pronunciation of Biblical words)
- Walking Through the Bible: 2 Thessalonians.
- Biblenotes summary: 2 Thessalonians.
- Commentary, Exegesis, Studies, etc.:
- 2 Thessalonians, Geneva Study Bible, 1599.
- 2 Thessalonians, Matthew Henry Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible, 1706.
- 2 Thessalonians, John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament.
- 2 Thessalonians, Wesley's Notes, c 1760.
- 2 Thessalonians, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
- 2 Thessalonians, People's New Testament, 1891.
- 2 Thessalonians, Scofield Reference Notes, 1917.
- 2 Thessalonians, John Gill's Exposition of the Bible.
- 2 Thessalonians, Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament.
- Second Letter to the Thessalonians, verse by verse commentary, Robert Nguyen Cramer, BibleTexts.com.
- 2 Thessalonians, Expository Notes, Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2005 edition.
- Free Bible Commentary, Galatians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, Dr. Bob Utley, Professor of Hermeneutics, East Texas Baptist University.
- Articles and Background:
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- Introduction and Reviews: A. J. Malherbe, The Letters to the Thessalonians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Doubleday, 2000 - Anchor Bible. Introduction by John Fitzgerald and review by Jan Lambrecht, Edgar Krentz, Charles Wanamaker, Johan Thom and Margaret Mitchell in SBL's Review of Biblical Literature.
- Review: Gene L. Green, The Letters to the Thessalonians. Eerdmans, 2002. Review by Robert J Cara in The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 2003.
- Review: Colin R. Nicholl, From Hope to Despair in Thessalonica: Situating 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Cambridge University Press, 2004. Review by Peter Williams in SBL's Review of Biblical Literature.
- Review: Ben Witherington, III, 1 and 2 Thessalonians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. Eerdmans, 2006. Review by Craig L. Blomberg, Review of Biblical Literature, 2007.
- Resources for Paul and the Pauline Epistles.