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A Selected Bibliography For The Book Of Philippians

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Barth, Karl. The Epistle to the Philippians. Richmond: John Knox Press, 1962.

Beare, F. W. A Commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians. 3rd ed. Harper’s New Testament Commentaries. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1973.

Collange, Jean-Francois. The Epistle of Saint Paul to the Philippians. Translated by A. W. Heathcote. London: Epworth Press, 1979.

Hawthorne, Gerald F. Philippians. Word Biblical Commentary, 43. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1983.

Hawthorne offers an extensive bibliography at the beginning of each unit.

Hendriksen, William. Exposition of Philippians. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1962.

Kennedy, H. A. A. “The Epistle to the Philippians.” The Expositors Greek Testament. Edited by W. Robertson Nicoll. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917.

Kent, Homer A. Jr. “Philippians.” In The Expositors Bible Commentary. Vol. 11. Edited by Frank E. Gaebelein. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1978.

Lenski, R. C. H. The Interpretation of St. Pauls Epistles to the Galatians, to the Ephesians and to the Philippians. Columbus: Wartburg Press, 1946.

Lightfoot, J. B. Saint Pauls Epistle to the Philippians. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing Co., repr. of 1913 edition.

Martin, Ralph P. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians: An Introduction and Commentary. The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1980.

________. Philippians. New Century Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1980.

Motyer, J. A. Philippian Studies: The Richness of Christ. Chicago: Inter-Varsity Press, 1966.

Moule, H. C. G. The Epistle to the Philippians. Cambridge: The University Press, 1873.

Mounce, Robert H. “The Epistle to the Philippians.” Wycliffe bible Commentary. Edited by C. F. Pfeiffer and E. F. Harrison. Chicago: Moody, 1962.

O’Brien, Peter T. The Epistle to the Philippians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1991.

O’Brien offers a very helpful up to date bibliography especially with respect to periodical works on pages xxii-xli.

Plummer, A. A Commentary on St. Pauls Epistle to the Philippians. London: Robert Scott Roxburghe House, 1919.

Scott, Ernest F. and Wicks, Robert R. “The Epistle to the Philippians.” The Intepreters Bible. Vol. 11. Edited by George A. Buttrick. New York: Abingdon Press, 1955.

Silva, Moisés. Philippians. The Wycliffe Exegetical Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1988.

Vincent, Marvin R. The Epistles to the Philippians and to Philemon. ICC. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1897.

Walvoord, John F. Philippians: Triumph in Christ. Moody, 1971.


Jewett, Robert. “The Epistolary Thanksgiving and the Integrity of Philippians.” Novum Testamentum 12:1 (January, 1970): 40-53.

Mackay, B. S. “Further Thoughts on Philippians.” New Testament Studies. 7:2 (January 1961): 161-170.

Marshall, I. Howard. “The Christ-Hymn in Philippians 2:5-11.” Tyndale Bulletin. 19 (1968): 104-127.

McClain, Alva J. “The Doctrine of the Kenosis in Philippians 2:5-8.” The Biblical Review Quarterly (October 1928). Reprinted in Grace Journal 8:2 (Spring, 1967): 3-13.

Rahtjen, B. D. “The Three Letters of Paul to the Philippians.” New Testament Studies. 6:2 (January, 1960): 167-173.

Walvoord, John F. “The Humiliation of the Son of God.” Bibliotheca Sacra. 118 (April, 1961): 99-106.

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