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Book or monograph Arnold: The Colossian SyncretismClinton Arnold, The Colossian Syncretism: The Interface between Christianity and Folk Belief at Colossae. Baker / Revell, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 0801020921. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "The Epistle to the Colossians: An Expanded Paraphrase," The Evangelical Quarterly 30.1 (1958): 43-48.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]

Commentaries

Book or monograph James D.G. Dunn, The Epistles to Colossians and to Philemon. The New International Greek Testament Commentary. Carlisle: Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 1996. Hbk. ISBN: 085364571X. pp.405. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph O'Brien: Colossians, PhilemonPeter T. O'Brien, Colossians, Philemon. Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 44. Dallas: Word Books, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0849902436. pp.328. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 18: Philippians to 1 Timothy, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.149-268.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Colossians, Ephesians, Philippians and Philemon (Bob Utley)View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Wright: Colossians and PhilemonN.T. Wright, Colossians and Philemon. Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. Leicester: IVP, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 085111881X. pp.192. {CBD} {Amazon.com}

Other Subjects

On-line Resource Colossians 3:16: The Gospel-Driven Church (Chip Anderson)View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John F. Balchin, "Colossians 1:15-20: An Early Christian Hymn? The Arguments from Style," Vox Evangelica 15 (1985): 65-94.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book J. Bandstra, "Did the Colossians Errorists Need a Mediator?" Richard C. Longenecker & Merrill C. Tenney, eds. New Dimensions in New Testament Study. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1974. pp.329-43.
Article in Journal or Book R.S. Barbour, "Salvation and Cosmology: The Setting of the Epistle to the Colossians," Scottish Journal of Theology 20 (1967): 257-
On-line Resource Richard J. Bauckham, "Colossians 1:24 Again: The Apocalypse Note," The Evangelical Quarterly 47.3 (July-Sept. 1975): 168-170.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Steven M. Baugh, "The Poetic Form of Col 1:15-20," Westminster Theological Journal 47.2 (1985): 227-244.
On-line Resource G.R. Beasley-Murray, "The Second Chapter of Colossians," Review & Expositor 70-4 (Fall 1973): 469-479.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Paul Beasley-Murray, "Colossians 1:15-20: An Early Christian Hymn Celebrating the Lordship of Christ," Donald A Hagner & Murray J Harris, eds., Pauline Studies: Essays Presented to FF Bruce. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0853642710. pp.169-183.
Book or monograph Allan R. Bevere, Sharing in the Inheritance: Identity and the Moral Life in Colossians. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 226. London: Continuum International Publishing Group - Sheffield Academic Press, 2003. Hbk. ISBN: 1841272833. pp.280. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles M. Bing, "The Warning in Colossians 1:21-23," Bibliotheca Sacra 164, (Jan-Mar. 2007): 74-88.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book G. Bornkamm, "The Heresy of Colossians," Fred O. Francis & Wayne A. Meeks, eds. Conflict at Colossae. Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1975. pp.123-45.
Article in Journal or Book F.F. Bruce, "St. Paul in Rome: 3. The Epistle to the Colossians," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 48 (1965/66): 268-85.
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "Colossian Problems: Part 1: Jews and Christians in the Lycus Valley," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 561 (1984): 3-13.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "Colossian Problems: Part 2: The 'Christ Hymn' of Colossians 1:15-20," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 562 (1984): 99-112.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "Colossian Problems: Part 3: The Colossian Heresy," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 563 (1984): 195-206.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource F.F. Bruce, "Colossian Problems: Part 4: Christ as Conqueror and Reconciler," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 564 (1984): 291-301.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Douglas A.Campbell, "The Scythian Perspective in Col. 3:11: A Response to Troy Martin," Novum Testamentum 39.1 (1997): 81-84.
Book or monograph C.C. Carogounis, The Ephesian Mysterion: Meaning and Content. Lund: Gleerup, 1977.
Article in Journal or Book W. Carr, "Two Notes on Colossians," Journal of Theological Studies 24 (1973): 492-500.
On-line Resource Gregory T. Christopher, "A discourse analysis of Colossians 2:16-3:17," Grace Theological Journal 11.2 (Fall 1990): 205-220.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
Article in Journal or Book Edmund P. Clowney, "Interpreting the Biblical Models of the Church: A Hermeneutical Deepening of Ecclesiology," D.A. Carson, ed. Biblical Interpretation and the Church. Exeter: Paternoster Press, 1984. pp.64-109.
On-line Resource Ernst R. Wendland, "'Can these bones live again?': a rhetoric of the gospel in Ezekiel 33-37. pt I," Andrews University Seminary Studies 39.1 (Autumn 2001): 85-100.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Ernst R. Wendland, "'Can these bones live again?': a rhetoric of the gospel in Ezekiel 33-37. pt II," Andrews University Seminary Studies 39.2 (Autumn 2001): 241-272.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Jarl Fossum, "Colossians 1.15-18a in the Light of Jewish Mysticism and Gnosticism," New Testament Studies 35.2 (1989): 183-201.
Book or monograph Fred O. Francis & Wayne A. Meeks, eds. Conflict at Colossae Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series. Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1975. Hbk. ISBN: 0884140326. pp.504. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Larry R. Helyer, "Colossians 1:15-20: Pre-Pauline or Pauline?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 26.2 (1983): 167-179.
Article in Journal or Book Larry R. Helyer, "Arius Revisited: The Firstborn Over All Creation (Col 1:15)," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 31.1 (1988): 59-67.
On-line Resource Larry L. Helyer, "Cosmic Christology and Col 1:15-20," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 37.2 (June 1994): 235-246.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Morna D. Hooker, "Were There False Teachers at Colossae?" Barnabas Lindars & Stephen S. Smalley, eds. Christ and Spirit in the New Testament. Essays in Honour of C.F.D. Moule. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973. pp.315-31.
On-line Resource H. Wayne House, "Doctrinal Issues in Colossians - Part 1: Heresies in the Colossian Church," Bibliotheca Sacra 149: 593 (1992): 45-59.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource H. Wayne House, "Doctrinal Issues in Colossians - Part 2: The Doctrine of Christ in Colossians," Bibliotheca Sacra 149: 594 (1992): 180-192.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource H. Wayne House, "Doctrinal Issues in Colossians - Part 3: The Doctrine of Salvation in Colossians," Bibliotheca Sacra 151 (July-Sept. 1994) 325-38.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource H. Wayne House, "Doctrinal Issues in Colossians - Part 4: The Christian Life According to Colossians," Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (Oct-Dec. 1994) 440-54.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource J.P.T. Hunt, "Colossians 2:11-12, the Circumcision / Baptism Analogy, and Infant Baptism," Tyndale Bulletin 41.2 (1990): 227-244. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book S.E. Johnson, "Unsolved Questions About Early Christianity in Anatolia," Studies in the New Testament and Early Christian Literature. Essays in Honor of Allen P. Wikgren. D.E. Aune, ed. Novum Testamenum Supplement 33. Leiden: Brill, 1972.
Book or monograph Ernst Käsemann, Essays on New Testament Themes. London: SCM, 1964. pp.149-68.
Article in Journal or Book Jeffrey S. Lamp, "Wisdom In Col 1:15-20: Contribution And Significance," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 41.1 (1998): 45-53.
On-line Resource William L. Lane, "Creed and theology: reflections on Colossians," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 21.3 (Sept. 1978): 213-220. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Eduard Lohse, "Pauline Theology in the Letter to the Colossians," New Testament Studies 15 (1968-69): 211-20.
Article in Journal or Book G.H.C. MacGregor, "Principalities and Powers: The Cosmic Background of St. Paul's Thought," New Testament Studies 1 (1954-55): 17-28.
On-line Resource Wayne McCown, "The Hymnic Structure of Colossians 1: 15-20," The Evangelical Quarterly 51.3 (Jul.-Sept. 1979): 156-162.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book Harry O. Maier, "A Sly Civility: Colossians and Empire," Journal for the Study of the New Testament 27.3 (2005): 323-349. [Abstract]
On-line Resource R.P. Martin, "An Early Christian Hymn (Colossians 1:5-20)," The Evangelical Quarterly 36 (1964): 195-205.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Troy Martin, "The Scythian Perspective in Col 3:11," Novum Testamentum 37.3 (1995): 249-261.
On-line Resource C.F.D. Moule, "'The New Life' in Colossians 3:1-17," Review & Expositor 70-4 (Fall 1973): 481-493.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Ralph P. Martin, "Reconciliation and Forgiveness in the Letter to the Colossians," Robert Banks, ed., Reconciliation and Hope. New Testament Essays on Atonement and Eschatology Presented to L.L. Morris on his 60th Birthday. Carlisle: The Paternoster Press, 1974. pp. 104-124.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Stephen Motyer, "The Relationship Between Paul's Gospel of 'All One in Christ Jesus' (Gal. 3:28) and the 'Household Codes'," Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 33-48.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Robin Ernest Nixon [1932-1978], "Dating the Epistles," The Theological Students Fellowship Terminal Letter 17 (Spring 1957): 7-10. View in PDF format pdf All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the current copyright holder without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Article in Journal or Book J.C. O'Neill, "The Source of the Christology in Colossians," New Testament Studies 26 (1979-80): 87-100.
On-line Resource Michaels Parsons, "Slavery and the New Testament Equality and Submissiveness," Vox Evangelica 18 (1988): 90-96.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Arthur G. Patzia, "Deutero-Pauline Hypothesis: an Attempt at Clarification," The Evangelical Quarterly 52.1 (Jan-Mar. 1980): 27-42.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Andrew Perriman, "'His body, which is the church...' Coming to Terms with Metaphor," The Evangelical Quarterly 62.2 (Apr.-June 1990): 123-142.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder] [Colossians 1:24]
On-line Resource Andrew C. Perriman, "The Pattern of Christ's Sufferings: Colossians 1:24 and Philippians 3:10-11," Tyndale Bulletin 42.1 (1991): 62-79. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book T.E. Pollard, "Colossians 1:12-20: A Reconsideration," New Testament Studies 27 (1980-81): 572-75.
On-line Resource Bo Reicke, "Caesarea, Rome and the Captivity Epistles," W. Ward Gasque & Ralph P. Martin, eds., Apostolic History and the Gospel. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1970. Hbk. ISBN: 085364098X. pp.277-286.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Robert M. Royalty, Jr., "Dwelling on Visions.On the Nature of the so-called 'Colossians Heresy'," Biblica 83 (2002): 329-357.
On-line Resource Gary S. Shogren, "Presently entering the kingdom of Christ: the background and purpose of Col 1:12-14," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 31.2 (June 1988): 173-180. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Gerhard Swart, "Eschatological vision or exhortation to visible Christian conduct? Notes on the interpretation of Colossians 3:4," Neotestamentica 33.1 (1999): 19-178.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource L. Paul Trudinger, "A Further Brief Note on Colossians 1: 24," Evangelical Quarterly 45.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1973): 36-38.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Article in Journal or Book R.E.H. Uprichard, "The Relationship of Circumcision to Baptism with particular reference to Colossians 2: 11-13," Irish Biblical Studies 2.4 (1980): 203-210.
Article in Journal or Book H. Weiss, "The Law in the Epistle to the Colossians," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 34 (1972): 294-314.
On-line Resource G.F. Wessels, "The eschatology of Colossians and Ephesians," Neotestamentica 21.2 (1987): 183-202.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Wilson: The Hope of GloryWalter T. Wilson, The Hope of Glory: Education and Exhortation in the Epistle to the Colossians. Novum Testamentum Supplements Series. Leiden: Brill, 1997. Hbk. ISBN: 9004109374. pp.320. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Walter T. Wilson, "The Practical Achievement of Colossians: A Theological Assessment," Horizons in Biblical Theology 20.1 (1998): 49-74.
On-line Resource Edwin M. Yamauchi, "Qumran and Colosse," Bibliotheca Sacra 121 (April-June 1964): 141-152.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Roy Yates, "A Note on Colossians 1: 24," The Evangelical Quarterly 42.2 (April-June 1970): 88-92.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Roy Yates, "The Christian Way of Life: The Paraenetic Material in Colossians 3:1-4:6," The Evangelical Quarterly 63.3 (July-Sept. 1991): 241-251.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]

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