Summary of 1 Timothy

Date: 65 C.E. (If authentic), 90-100 C.E. (If anonymous)

Description: The first letter to Timothy is a pastoral epistle that covers warnings against false teachers, Paul's career and instructions to Timothy, the ordering of public worship, instructions for church leadership, and instructions for widows and slaves. Scholars are nearly unanimous that this is not an authentic Pauline letter, but was likely written decades after Paul's death by a Pauline disciple or a sympathetic commentator.

Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament, Doubleday, 1997


Hebrew Bible


Deuterocanon


Pseudepigrapha


Targum


New Testament


Rabbinic


Classical