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Article in Journal or Book P. Arzt, "The 'Epistolary Introductory Thanksgiving' in the Papyri and in Paul," Novum Testamentum 36 (1994): 29-46.
Article in Journal or Book Gordon J. Bahr, "Paul and Letter Writing in the First Century," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 28 (1966): 465-77.
Article in Journal or Book Gordon J. Bahr, "The Subscriptions in the Pauline Letters," Journal of Biblical Literature 87 (1968):27-41.
Article in Journal or Book J.M.G. Barclay, "Mirror-Reading a Polemical Letter: Galatians as a Test Case," Journal for the Study of the New Testament 31 (1987): 73-93.
Article in Journal or Book George K. Barr, "Contrasts in Scale and Genre in the Letters of Paul and Seneca," Irish Biblical Studies 18.1 (1996): 16-25.
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George K. Barr, "Literary Dependence in the New Testament Epistles" Irish Biblical Studies 19.4 (1997): 148-160.

Article in Journal or Book David Bradley, "The Topos as a Form in the Pauline Paraenesis," Journal of Biblical Literature 72 (1953): 238-46.
On-line Resource Interpreting the New Testament Letters (Robert I. Bradshaw)View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book F.F. Bruce, "Abraham had two Sons: A Study in Pauline Hermeneutics," H.L. Drumwright, & C. Vaughan, eds., New Testament Studies: Essays in Honor of Ray Summers. Waco, TX: Markham Press, 1975. pp.71-84.
Book or monograph Michael A. Bullmore, St.Paul's Theology of Rhetorical Style: An Examination of I Corinthians 2.1-5 in the Light of First Century Graeco-Roman Rhetorical Culture. San Francisco: International Scholars Publications, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 1573090182. pp.226. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph William G. Doty, Letters in Primitive Christianity. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1973. Pbk. ISBN: 080060170X. pp.96. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Francis Xavier J. Exler, The form of the Ancient Greek Letter: a Study in Greek Epistolography. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 1923. pp.140.
Book or monograph Exler: A Study in Greek EpistolographyFrancis Xavier J. Exler, A Study in Greek Epistolography: The Form of the Ancient Greek Letter. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 1592442153. pp.147. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Gordon D. Fee, "Reflections on church order in the Pastoral Epistles, with further reflection on the hermeneutics of ad hoc documents," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 28.2 (June 1985): 141-151.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book C. Forbes, "Comparison, Self-Praise, and Irony: Paul's Boasting and the Conventions of Hellenistic Rhetoric," New Testament Studies 32 (1986): 1-30.
Article in Journal or Book L. Hartman, "On Reading Others' Letters," Harvard Theological Review 79 (1986): 137-46.
Book or monograph Graham Hughes, Hebrews and Hermeneutics : The Epistle to the Hebrews as a New Testament Example of Biblical Interpretation. Hardcover Publisher:Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0521218586. pp.218. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Andreas J. Köstenberger, "Hermeneutical and Exegetical Challenges in Interpreting the Pastoral Epistles," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 7.3 (Autumn 2003): 4-17.
On-line Resource Stephen Llewelyn, "Sending Letters in the Ancient World: Paul and the Philippians," Tyndale Bulletin 46.2 (1995): 337-356. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Richard N. Longenecker, "On Reading a New Testament Letter - Devotionally, Homiletically, Academically," Themelios 20.1 (1994): 4-8.
On-line Resource J.A. (Bobby) Loubser, "Orality and literacy in the Pauline Epistles. Some new hermeneutical implications," Neotestamentica 29.1 (1995): 61-74.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Francis Lyall, "Legal Metaphors in the Epistles," Tyndale Bulletin 32 (1981): 79-95. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Exploring the New Testament: Letters and RevelationHoward Marshall, Stephen Travis & Ian Paul, Exploring the New Testament: Letters and Revelation. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0281054347. pp.352. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Margaret Mitchell, "New Testament Envoys in the Context of Greco-Roman Diplomatic and Epistolary Conventions: The Example of Timothy and Titus," Journal of Biblical Literature 111 (1992): 641-62.
On-line Resource Douglas Moo, "Paul’s Universalizing Hermeneutic in Romans," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 11.3 (Autumn 2007): 62-90.
On-line Resource Terence Y. Mullins, "Greeting as a New Testament form," Journal of Biblical Literature 87.4 (Dec. 1968): 418-426.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Terence Y. Mullins, "Formulas in New Testament epistles," Journal of Biblical Literature 91.3 (Sept. 1972): 380-390.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Terence Mullins, "Benediction as a NT Form," Andrews University Seminary Studies 15.1 (Spring 1977): 59-64.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book V. Parkin, "Some Comments on the Pauline Prescripts," Irish Biblical Studies 8.2 (1986): 92-99.
On-line Resource Michael Parsons, "Being Precedes Act: Indicative and Imperative in Paul's Writing," The Evangelical Quarterly 60.2 (Apr.-June 1988): 99-127.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder] Reprinted as "Being Precedes Act: Indicative and Imperative in Paul’s Writing," Brian S. Rosner, ed., Understanding Paul’s Ethics: Twentieth Century Approaches. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids / Paternoster Press: Carlisle, 1995. pp.217-247.
Book or monograph R. Randolph Richards, Secretary in the Letters to Paul. Wissunt Zum Testament 2/42. Tübingen: Coronet Books Inc., 1990. Pbk. ISBN: 3161455754. pp.251. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource J.H. Roberts, "The eschatological transitions to the Pauline letter body," Neotestamentica 20.1 (1986): 29-35.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource J.H. Roberts, "θαυμάζω: An expression of perplexity in some examples from papyri letters," Neotestamentica 25.1 (1991): 109-122.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource G.M.M. Pelser, "Resurrection and eschatology in Paul's letters," Neotestamentica 20.1 (1986): 36-45.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book J.T. Sanders, "The Transition from Opening Epistolary Thanksgiving to Body in the Letter of the Pauline Corpus," Journal of Biblical Literature 81 (1962): 348-62.
On-line Resource Thomas R. Schreiner, "Interpreting the Pauline Epistles," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 3.3 (Fall 1999): 4-21.
Book or monograph Paul Schubert, Form and function of the Pauline Thanksgivings. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche 20. Berlin: A. Töpelmann, 1939. pp.185.
Book or monograph Silva: Interpreting GalatiansMoisés Silva, Interpreting Galatians: Explorations in Exegetical Method. Carlisle: Paternoster Press, ISBN: 080102305X. pp.256. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Robert W. Thurston, "Interpreting First Peter," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 17.3 (Summer 1974): 171-182.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource J.N. Vorster, "Toward an interactional model for the analysis of letters," Neotestamentica 24.1 (1990): 107-130.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Andrew F. Walls, "Paul's Allegory in Galatians IV," The Theological Students Fellowship. 'A Symposium from Past Terminal Letters', (Summer 1960): 10-11.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Jeffrey A. D. Weima, Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings. Journal for the Study of the New Testament. Supplement Series, 101. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 1850754888. pp.160. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource John L. White, "Introductory formulae in the body of the Pauline letter," Journal of Biblical Literature 90.1 (March 1971): 91-97.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Gordon P. Wiles, Paul's Intercessory Prayers: The Significance of the Intercessory Prayer Passages in the Letters of St Paul. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 24. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974. Hbk. ISBN: 0521202744. pp.360. {Amazon.com}

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