In the final episode of the season, we consider the closing verses of 1 Thessalonians.
In the penultimate episode of this season, we look at 1 Thessalonians 4:13 – 5:11, a text which describes events of the end of the world.
In episode 8, we’ll look at Paul’s plea to the Thessalonians in 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 that they flee “porneia,” as well as his exhortation to live well with one another and the outside world.
In this episode we look at 1 Thessalonians 2:17 – 3:13, the end of the letter’s proem.
A look at 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16 and the question of interpolation. I’ll also briefly discuss the Pauline corpus and whether Paul wrote everything attributed to him in the NT.
In this episode, we’ll examine 1 Thess. 2:1-12, comparing its claims about the Thessalonians mission with that of the book of Acts.
In this episode, we’ll examine 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10. We’ll also finish our survey of Paul’s story in the book of Acts up to the mission to Thessalonica.
Who was the apostle Paul? In this episode we begin to explore that question, particularly with how the Acts of the Apostles addresses it.
In this episode we look at 1 Thessalonians 1:1 in light of its epistolary context. We’ll also consider the history of Thessalonica, what little we can know about Silvanus and Timothy, and more.
What was letter writing like in the ancient world? In this episode, we will explore the subject of ancient letters and letter writing, providing context for an exploration of Paul’s epistle to the Thessalonians.