Micah Obadiah Joel and Jonah by G W Wade – Westminster Commentaries

George Woosung Wade [1858-1941], The Books of the Prophets Micah, Obadiah, Joel and Jonah with Introduction and Notes

Today’s Westminster Commentary is Micah, Obadiah, Joel and Jonah by George Woosung Wade, who served as Senior Tutor at St. David’s College, Lampeter and Canon of St. David’s Cathedral. This public domain work was scanned from a copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library.

George Woosung Wade [1858-1941], The Books of the Prophets Micah, Obadiah, Joel and Jonah with Introduction and Notes. Westminster Commentaries. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1925. Hbk. pp.156. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Note by the General Editor
  • Preface
  • Introduction to Micah
    1. The Title and Contents
    2. The Disputed Unity of the Book; Chronological Table of the Prophecies in the Book of Micah
    3. The Conditions of Micah’s Age and the Tenor of his Teaching
  • Introduction to Obadiah
    1. The Title, Contents, and Structure
    2. The Passage Common to Obadiah and Jeremiah
    3. The Date
    4. Edom and the Edomites
  • Introduction to Joel
    1. The Title and Contents
    2. The Interpretation of the Book
    3. The Unity of the Book
    4. The Date of the Book
    5. Joel and Eschatology
      Note on Locusts
  • Introduction to Jonah
    1. The Title, Contents, and Purpose
    2. The Date
    3. The Defective Unity of the Book
    4. The Character of the Narratives
  • General Supplement to the Separate Introductions
    1. The Theology of the Books of Micah, Obadiah, Joel and Jonah
    2. Messianic Prophecy
    3. Hebrew Versification
  • Commentary Micah
  • Commentary on Obadiah
    • Appendix: The Oracle quoted in common by Obadiah and Jeremiah
  • Commentary on Joel
  • Commentary on Jonah
    • Addtional Note by the General Editor
    • Appendix I. The Psalm in ch. ii. rendered in the Rhythm of the Original
    • Appendex II. Critical Analysis of Jonah
  • Index

Westminster Commentary on Colossians and Philemon by Lewis B. Radford

Lewis Bostock Radford [1869-1937], The Epistle to the Colossians and the Epistle to Philemon. Westminister Commentaries

Lewis B. Radford, who was Bishop of Goulburn in New South Wales, was the author of the Westminster Commentary on Paul’s letters to the Colossians and Philemon. This public domain volume was scanned from a the copy in Spurgeon’s College Library.

Lewis Bostock Radford [1869-1937], The Epistle to the Colossians and the Epistle to Philemon. Westminister Commentaries. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1931. Hbk. pp.382. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

The Epsitle to the Colossians

  • Prefatory Note by the General Editor
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    1. The authenticity and integrity of the Epistle
    2. The historical setting of the Epistle
    3. The relation of Colossians to contemporary epistles
    4. Christianity in Phrygia
    5. The Colossian Heresy
    6. Analysis of the Epistle
    7. Angelology and angelolatry
    8. The value of the epistle for modern thought
    9. Theosophy and Christianity
    10. Friends and fellow-workers of St. Paul
  • Text and Commentary
  • Additional Notes
    • The Christology of St. Paul in Col. i. 15-17
    • Christ the Head of the Body
    • The Pleroma
    • Reconciliation and the angels
    • Presentation to God
    • The afflictions of Christ
    • The Christian meaning of mystery
    • The passing of human distinctions
    • Divine election
    • Christian perfection
    • Poetry in Christian worship
    • Married life in St. Paul and St. Peter
    • St. Paul references to his imprisonment
    • The symbolism of salt
    • The Kingdom of God
    • The house-congregation

Epistle to Philemon

  • Introduction
    1. The background and contents of the Epistle
    2. Ancient parallels to the Epistle
    3. Criticism of the Epistle
    4. Christianity and slavery
  • Text and Commentary
  • Bibliography and Abbreviations
  • Index

Westminster Commentary on Thessalonians – E.J. Bicknell

Edward John Bicknell [1882-1934], The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. Westminster Commentaries

Edward John Bicknell, Professor of New Testament Exegesis at King’s College, University of London, was the author of the Westminster Commentary on 1 & 2 Thessalonians. This public domain title was scanned from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library.

Edward John Bicknell [1882-1934], The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. Westminster Commentaries. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1932. Hbk. pp.100. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Notes by the General Editors
  • Preface
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • Introduction
    1. Thessalonica
    2. St. Paul at Thessalonica
    3. Occasion and purpose of I Thessalonians
    4. Occasion and purpose of II Thessalonians
    5. The authenticity of I Thessalonians
    6. The authenticity of II Thessalonians
    7. Was Silvanus the real author?
    8. The nature of a Pauline Epistle
    9. Analysis of the Epistles
    10. Short bibliography
  • Text and Commentary
    1. Faith, Hope and Love
    2. Apostles of Christ
    3. The permanent value of Apocalyptic
    4. The cult of the Kabeiroi at Thessalonica
    5. Antichrist
    6. St. Paul’s attitude to work
  • Index