I and II Thessalonians

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The books of I and II Thessalonians, which are in the New Testament, are both letters to a church that Paul the apostle helped establish in the biblical city of Thessalonica. First Thessalonians is agreed by biblical scholars to be written by Paul. The author of II Thessalonians, however, is still being debated about. In II Thessalonians itself, and in secondary sources, there is evidence to support the theories that Paul wrote II Thessalonians as …

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…the church in Thessalonica but that it is more likely that someone wrote it in a Pauline manner. Works Consulted Freed, Edwin D., The New Testament: A Critical Introduction. 2nd ed. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1991. Meeks, Wayne A. et al., eds., The Harper Collins Study Bible with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books. New Revised Standard Version. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1993. Williams, David J. New International Biblical Commentary: 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, Inc, 1992.