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Aus, R. D. (1976), ‘The Relevance of Isaiah 66.7 to Revelation 12 and 2 Thessalonians 1’, ZNW 67: 252–68.

Bailey, J. A. (1978–9), ‘Who Wrote II Thessalonians?’, NTS 25: 131–45.

Barclay, M. G. (1993), ‘Conflict in Thessalonika’, CBQ 53: 512–30.

Best, E. (1972), A Commentary on the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians, Black's New Testament Commentaries (London: Adam & Charles Black).

Duling, D. C. (1996), ‘Millennialism’, in R. L. Rohrbaugh (ed.), The Social Sciences and New Testament Interpretation (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson), 183–205.

Esler, P. F. (1993), ‘Political Oppression in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: A Social-Scientific Approach’, in Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture, 28: 181–99.

——— (1994), The First Christians in their Social Worlds: Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation (London: Routledge).

——— (1998), Galatians (London: Routledge).

Jewett, R. (1986), The Thessalonian Correspondence: Pauline Rhetoric and Millenarian Piety (Philadelphia: Fortress).

—— (1993), ‘Tenement Churches and Communal Meals in the Early Church: The Implications of a Form-Critical Analysis of 2 Thessalonians 3:10 ’, Biblical Research, 38: 23–42.

Lietaert Peerbolte, L. J. (1997), ‘The Katechon, Katechōn of 2 Thess. 2:6–7 ’, NovT 39: 138–50.

Malina, B. J. (1993" title="The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology">Malina, B. J. (1993), The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology, rev. edn. Orig. 1981 (Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox).

Marxsen, W. (1968), Introduction to the New Testament (Oxford: Black-well).

——— (1982), Der zweite Thessalonicherbrief (Zurich: Theologischer Verlag).

Masson, C. (1957), Les Deux Epîtres de Saint Paul aux Thessaloniciens (Neuchatel: Delachaux and Niestlé).

Meade, D. G. (1986), Pseudonymity and Canon: An Investigation into the Relationship of Authorship and Authority in Jewish and Early Christian Tradition, WUNT 39 (Tübingen: Mohr).

Menken, M. J. J. (1994), 2 Thessalonians (London: Routledge).

Moxnes, H. (1991), ‘Patron–Client Relations and the New Community in Luke–Acts’, in J. H. Neyrey (ed.) (1991), The Social World of Luke–Acts: Models for Interpretation (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson), 241–68.

Powell, C. E. (1997), ‘The Identity of the “Restrainer” in 2 Thessalonians 2:6–7 ’, BSacr 154: 320–32.

Romaniuk, K. (1993), ‘Les Thessaloniciens étaient-ils des paresseux?’, ETL 69: 142–5.

Russell, D. F. (1964), The Meaning and Message of Jewish Apocalyptic (London: SCM).

Russell, R. (1988), ‘The Idle in 2 Thess. 3.6–12: An Eschatological or a Social Problem?’, NTS 34: 105–19.

Seesemann, H. (1967), ‘Pateō and compounds in NT’, TDNTv. 943–5.

Strobel, A. (1961), Untersuchungen zum eschatologischen Verzögerungs-problem: Auf Grund der Spätjüdisch-urchristlichen Geschichte von Habakuk 2, 2 ff. (Leiden: Brill).

Trudinger, P. (1995), ‘The Priority of 2 Thessalonians Revisited: Some Fresh Evidence’, Downside Review, 113: 31–5.

Wrede, W. (1903), Die Echtheit des zweiten Thessalonikerbrief untersucht, TU NS 9/2 (Leipzig: Hinrichs).

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