You must answer 2 sections of the questions below. Cite all sources using current Turabian format. Restate the questions to which you are responding at the beginning of each thread.
1. Discuss the occasion and purpose for the writing of two of Paul’s letters from Prison (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon). Who were the opponents (if any) of Paul in these areas? What was the nature of the opponents’ doctrine and how did Paul respond to it?
2. Discuss the occasion and purpose for the writing of two of Paul’s Pastoral letters (1 & 2 Timothy, Titus). Why did Paul write these letters? What guidelines did Paul offer that may be useful to leaders today? Which ones would you put into use and why?