Structure and language of 2 thessalonians are very

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Unformatted text preview: ne Epistles Writer identifies himself as Paul (1:1; 3:17). Structure and language of 2 Thessalonians are very close to that of 1 Thessalonians. The eschatology of 2 Thessalonians seems to present a different (and some have said "corrective") view of that in 1 Thessalonians-- possibly due to the delay of the Parousia. 2 Thessalonians: Some Preliminary Questions From Paul? The DeuteroPauline Epistles Writer identifies himself as Paul (1:1; 3:17). Structure and language of 2 Thessalonians are very close to that of 1 Thessalonians. The eschatology of 2 Thessalonians seems to present a different (and some have said "corrective") view of that in 1 Thessalonians-- possibly due to the delay of Jesus' return. Conclusion: Inconclusive. Possibly some connection with Paul. The DeuteroPauline Epistles 2 Thessalonians: Theological Emphases (1) Persecution (1:312) The Thessalonians are undergoing persecution. The author gives thanks for their endurance (1:34), provides perspectives on the future fate of believers and nonbelievers (1:510), and then offers a prayer...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course MATH 116 200 taught by Professor Janet during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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