Table of contents for 2 Peter and Jude / Ruth Anne Reese.

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General Introduction 1
Exegesis, Theology, and the Interpretive Dance 1
2 Peter, Jude and Comments on Introductory Issues 7
2 Peter, Jude in the Contexts of Language 11
Allusion 11
Metaphor and the Super Abundance of Meaning 12
An Introduction to the Relationships
between 1 Peter, 2 Peter & Jude 13
An Introduction to the Chapters that Follow 15
Introduction to Jude 17
Authorship 18
Date 19
Audience 20
Engaging History 20
Purpose 23
The Opponents 24
The Style 24
A Note on My Language 25
Engaging Narrative: The Canon and Narrative 25
Theology: Assumptions 27
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Commentary on Jude 29
Vv. 1-2 29
Vv. 3-4 34
Vv. 5-19 42
Vv. 5-8 42
Vv. 9-10 49
Vv. 11-13 52
Vv. 14-16 62
Vv. 17-19 64
Concluding Thoughts on Vv. 5-19 65
Vv. 20-23 66
Vv. 24-25 72
Theological Horizons of Jude 75
Theological Themes of Jude 75
Theme 1: Denying God and the Bid for False Freedom 76
Theme 2: Judgment 79
Theme 3: Keeping and Being Kept 83
Theme 4: Us and Them 84
Theme 5: Remembering 86
Theme 6: The Call to Faithful Living 87
The Theology of Jude in the Context of the Canon 87
Allusions, Salvation, and Rebellion: A Canonical Look 88
Looking Canonically at Judgment 95
God and Humanity as Those Who Keep 98
Responses to Division in the Canon 100
Remember the Covenant from Which You Came 101
The Theology of Jude in Contemporary Contexts 105
Introduction to 2 Peter 115
Authorship 115
Date, Occasion, Audience, and Setting 121
Hellenistic Influences 123
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Genre 125
Opponents 126
Other Topics 127
Commentary on 2 Peter 129
1:1-2 129
1:3-11 133
1:12-15 138
1:16-21 139
2:1-22 146
2:1-3 146
2:4-10a 149
2:10b-17 154
2:18-22 158
3:1-2 163
3:3-4 163
3:5-7 165
3:8-9 167
3:10-16 169
3:17-18 175
Theological Horizons of 2 Peter 179
Theological Themes of 2 Peter 179
Theme 1: God and Jesus Christ 179
Knowing and Remembering 181
Promises 184
Theme 2: Ethics 186
Theme 3: Eschatology 189
The Theology of 2 Peter in the Context of the Canon 192
A Canonical Look at the Themes in 2 Peter 192
The Transfiguration in 2 Peter and the Canon 192
Promises in the Canon 197
Ethics in the Canon 199
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What Sort of People Ought We To Be?
Jesus, Ethics, and Eschatology 201
Bibliography 221
Index of Names 229
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts 000
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible. N.T. Peter, 2nd -- Commentaries.
Bible. N.T. Jude -- Commentaries.