Pastoral Epistles

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Pastoral Epistles:

name for the New Testament letters of TimothyTimothy,
two letters of the New Testament. With Titus they comprise the Pastoral Epistles, in which St. Paul addresses his coworkers as the guardians and transmitters of his teaching.
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 and TitusTitus,
letter of the New Testament. With First and Second Timothy, it comprises the Pastoral Epistles, purportedly written by St. Paul. Titus resembles First Timothy in detail; it consists of points regarding the regulation of church government, while stressing the need for the
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The Pastoral Epistles, ICC, Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999.
5:6 and the Notion and Terminology of Spiritual Death: Hellenistic Moral Philosophy in the Pastoral Epistles," Aevum 84 (2010) 316 and "Spiritual Weakness, Illness, and Death in 1 Cor 11:30," Journal of Biblical Literature 130 (2011) 145-163.
Paul's further concern for the continuation of his mission, described in the Pastoral Epistles and confirmed by the Gospels, is echoed in another primitive text, 1 Clement 44:
Her areas of expertise include biblical hermaneutics, the gospels, early Jewish exegesis, the Deutero-Pauline and pastoral epistles, and feminist-womanist, post-colonial and postmodern biblical interpretation.
Here the focus is on the household codes of various New Testament writings (Colossians, Ephesians, the Pastoral Epistles, and 1 Peter).
THE Epistles of Paul, which have been given the title of The Pastoral Epistles, are those to Timothy, Titus and Philemon.
In a more integrated theological curriculum, there might be a course on suffering and evil that integrated a study of Job with various philosophical and theological treatments of these themes, combining this with reflection on appropriate pastoral care; or a course on church and ministry that integrated a study of Ephesians and the pastoral epistles with reflection on the church by patristic, Reformation and contemporary writers, combining this with the students' reflection on their own practice of church ministry.
The history of interpretation assumed until well into the 20th century that the Pastoral Epistles summed up and definitively established everything the Bible had to say about women's participation in public functions and offices.
The Pastoral Epistles, especially 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus, reveal the ambivalent position of celibate women in the church community.
This instructive and readable dissertation prints the Greek text of the Pastoral Epistles in a careful, episodic arrangement, thus making it possible to follow Dr Miller's detailed and perceptive compositional analysis.
This practice of ordination by elders was already present in some communities of the early church, according to the pastoral epistles of Paul to Timothy and Titus.