Explore Paul's three letters to Timothy and Titus within their historical, religious, and cultural settings. Highlighting a wealth of new insights and offering well-reasoned support for Pauline authorship, Towner investigates recent academic assumptions concerning the Pastoral Epistles. He sets out the rationale for his historical approach, questions certain assumptions of recent critical scholarship, and establishes the uniqueness and individuality of each letter. With a superb translation of the Greek text and thorough footnotes, bibliographies, and indices, this latest addition to the NICNT continues its reputation for scholarly integrity and incisive analysis. An excellent reference for pastors, students, and scholars.