Chapter 12. Titus 2

  1. Jay Twomey

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch12

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

How to Cite

Twomey, J. (2008) Titus 2, in The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306200.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Bible Commentaries

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Sawyer,
  2. Christopher Rowland,
  3. Judith Kovacs and
  4. David M. Gunn

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126144

Online ISBN: 9781444306200

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Keywords:

  • Titus 2 - older and younger men and women, slaves – of the Christian community to behave with gravity, decency, solicitousness, and self-control;
  • The Church: A Household Code (2:2–10);
  • They are to teach (v. 3);
  • Good managers (v. 5);
  • Theological Speculation: Christ the God (2:11–14) - The grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all (v. 11);
  • The blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory (v. 13a);
  • Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ (v. 13b) - The blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory (v. 13a);
  • And purify for himself a people of his own (2:14);
  • The Christ-God, whose glory will be manifest at his second coming - to have “trained” the Christian community in piety;
  • the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all (v. 11)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Church: A Household Code (2:2–10)

  • Theological Speculation: Christ the God (2:11–14)