Michael W. Holmes is the author of the 1-2 Thessalonians volume in the NIV Application Commentary series.
This commentary reflects evangelical interpretations of these biblical books.
The author comes to conservative conclusions on exegetical and theological matters.
Preachers and teachers will find the application sections especially helpful.
Dr. Holmes is the former Chair of the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota and has taught at Bethel since 1982.
He was previously on the faculty at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary, and has been Visiting Scholar at Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul.
He received his B.A. (in history) from the University of California at Santa Barbara (1973), an M.A. in New Testament from TEDS (1976), and the Ph.D. from Princeton Seminary (1984).
He did his PhD work under Bruce Metzger, who was widely considered to be one of the most influential New Testament scholars of the 20th century.
Holmes’ primary research areas are in New Testament textual criticism and the Apostolic Fathers. 
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