Sunday, August 05, 2007

John H. Elliott on 1 Peter

This is from Wipf and Stock:

Conflict, Community, and Honor
1 Peter in Social-Scientific Perspective
by John H. Elliott

Cascade Books presents the second volume in our Cascade Companions series. In Conflict, Community, and Honor: 1 Peter in Social-Scientific Perspective, John H. Elliott provides an accessible but rich overview of key issues in 1 Peter.

Click Here to Read Excerpts
(table of contents, introduction, and first chapter)

“The book is an excellent introduction to Prof. Elliott’s seminal work in applying social-scientific analysis of this New Testament writing, and will richly reward its careful reader.”
—Paul J. Achtemeier, author of 1 Peter (Hermeneia)

“This . . . reading reveals the letter in its own context, in such a way that we can appropriate its message and values into our own.”
—Carolyn Osiek, coauthor of A Woman’s Place: House Churches in Earliest Christianity

“Here, as elsewhere, Elliott expertly joins the findings of social-scientific research with the insights of literary and theological analysis to clarify the ‘good news’ that is proclaimed in this often-overlooked New Testament writing.”
—Victor Paul Furnish, author of The Moral Teaching of Paul

ISBN 13: 978-1-55635-234-8 / 106 pp / $14 / paper

John H. Elliott is Professor of New Testament Emeritus at the University of San Francisco. Among his numerous publications are The Elect and Holy, A Home for the Homeless, What Is Social-Scientific Criticism?, and 1 Peter (Anchor Bible).


Holger said...

Thanks for the link to the PDF; very helpful. I did not see them linked from the W&S site, though they look like they come from the publisher. I am always on the lookout for digital resources for students - would you mind sharing where you found the link to the PDF? Does W&S have others? Cheers!

Mark Goodacre said...

Hi Holger. It just plopped into my email one day, including the link to those materials.

Chris Spinks said...

Mark, it seems you have linked to the PDFs sent with our email updates. Holger, you can receive these too by going to our website ( and signing up for the e-newsletter (see left sidebar). And Mark again, I sent an email last week in response to your several asides in recent blog posts about not receiving books from publishers. I'd love to send you something. Let me know.
- Chris Spinks, editor for W&S (