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Perspectives Old And New On Paul

Author : Stephen Westerholm
ISBN : 0802848095
Genre : Religion
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Here, finally, is a much-needed review and analysis of the divergent interpretations of Paul. With a clear head and winsome sense of humor, Stephen Westerholm compares the traditional understanding of Paul to more recent readings, drawing on the writings of key figures in the debate both past and present. Westerholm first offers a detailed portrait of the "Lutheran" Paul, including the way such theologians as Augustine, Luther, Calvin, and Wesley have traditionally interpreted "justification by faith" to mean that God declares sinners "righteous" by his grace apart from "works." Westerholm then explores how Paul has fared in the twentieth century, in which "New Perspective" readings of Paul see him teaching that Gentiles need not become Jews or observe Jewish law to be God's people. The final section of the book looks anew at disputed areas of Paul's theological language and offers compelling discussion on the place of both justification by faith and Mosaic law in divine redemption.
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Beyond Old And New Perspectives On Paul

Author : Chris Tilling
ISBN : 9781625641731
Genre : Religion
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New Testament studies are witnessing many exciting developments. And Douglas Campbell's groundbreaking publications are an important contribution to future discussions relating to Paul. Familiar problems relating to justification, "old" and "new" perspectives, and much more besides, have been tackled in fresh and exciting ways, setting down challenge after challenge to all those involved in Pauline studies. Campbell's publications therefore demand serious engagement. This book seeks to facilitate academic engagement with Campbell's work in a unique way. It contains numerous chapters critiquing his proposals, while others summarize the key themes succinctly. But it also contains Campbell's own response to the reception of his work, allowing him space to outline how his thinking has developed. In so doing, this work allows readers to be drawn into a vitally important conversation. It is academic theology in the making and constitutes the cutting edge of Pauline studies. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }
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A Discourse Analysis Of Galatians And The New Perspective On Paul

Author : David I. Yoon
ISBN : 9789004397583
Genre : Religion
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This study utilizes SFL discourse analysis in relation to the concepts of register and context of situation in order to address whether Paul’s letter to the Galatians is characterized by a New Perspective on Paul or a more traditional view.
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Matthew Paul And The Anthropology Of Law

Author : David A. Kaden
ISBN : 316154076X
Genre : Religion
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Drawing from Michel Foucault's understanding of power, David A. Kaden explores how relations of power are instrumental in forming law as an object of discourse in the Gospel of Matthew and in the Letters of Paul. This is a comparative project in that the author examines the role that power relations play in generating discussions of law in the first century context, and in several ethnographies from the field of the anthropology of law from Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, and colonial-era Hawaii. Discussions of law proliferate in situations where the relations of power within social groups come into contact with social forces outside the group. David A. Kaden's interdisciplinary approach reframes how law is studied in Christian Origins scholarship, especially Pauline and Matthean scholarship, by focusing on what makes discourses on law possible. For this he relies heavily on cross-cultural, ethnographic materials from legal anthropology.
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Ancient Perspectives On Paul

Author : Tobias Nicklas
ISBN : 9783525593592
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Ancient interpretations of Pauline texts and ideas.
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In Defense Of The New Perspective On Paul

Author : Don Garlington
ISBN : 9781592449897
Genre : Religion
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The following book is comprised of a series of essays and reviews that have been produced over the past several years, all related, in one way or the other, to the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). This defense of the NPP takes the form of a combination of exegesis and extended book reviews. In endeavoring to defend the NPP, the eight chapters of this book contain a common thread, namely, that the movement generically bearing this moniker is not inimical to most historical/traditional systems of soteriology. Yet because of the rather volatile reaction of many, the volume seeks to redress the balance in favor of a more tempered approach to a highly controversial topic.
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Living In God S Two Kingdoms

Author : David VanDrunen
ISBN : 9781433524523
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Modern movements such as neo-Calvinism, the New Perspective on Paul, and the emerging church have popularized a view of Christianity and culture that calls for the redemption of earthly society and institutions. Many Christians have reflexively embraced this view, enticed by the socially active and engaged faith it produces. Living in God’s Two Kingdoms illustrates how a two-kingdoms model of Christianity and culture affirms much of what is compelling in these transformationist movements while remaining faithful to the whole counsel of Scripture. By focusing on God’s response to each kingdom—his preservation of the civil society and his redemption of the spiritual kingdom—VanDrunen teaches readers how to live faithfully in each sphere. Highlighting vital biblical distinctions between honorable and holy tasks, VanDrunen’s analysis will challenge Christians to be actively and critically engaged in the culture around them while retaining their identities as sojourners and exiles in this world.
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Justification And Variegated Nomism

Author : D. A. Carson
ISBN : 3161484002
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English summary: Dieses Buch ist der zweite Band einer eingehenden Bewertung der 'Neuen Perspektive', die seit einem Vierteljahrhundert die anglo-amerikanische biblische Theologie und Paulusforschung dominiert. Namhafte Wissenschaftler bewerten im zweiten Band, inwieweit sich die Kategorien der 'Neuen Perspektiv' auf die Schriften des Paulus anwenden lassen. Dabei gehen sie im Kontext der momentanen Diskussionen auch auf detaillierte Fragen der Rechtfertigung und anderer zentraler Begriffe ein. German description: This volume is the second part of a comprehensive evaluation of the new perspective that has dominated much Anglo-American thought, amongst biblical specialists, for a quarter of a century. The first volume grappled with and evaluated the new perspective's understanding of Palestinian Judaism; this volume evaluates the appropriateness of new perspective categories to the principal writings of Paul, including technical discussion of justification and other crucial words and expressions - all set within the context of the current debates.
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An Introduction To The Study Of Paul

Author : David G. Horrell
ISBN : 9780567656261
Genre : Religion
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This tried and tested introduction to Paul needs little introduction of its own. After considering Paul's importance and influence, and the important sources for the study of Paul, the volume covers the following key topics: the earliest period of Christianity - from Jesus to Paul; Paul's life before and after his 'conversion'; his individual letters; the major elements of his theology; his attitude to Israel and the Jewish law; perspectives on the Pauline assemblies, including their socio-economic location, meeting places, and attitudes towards women; and Paul's legacy in the New Testament and beyond. The volume has been revised throughout and fully updated with respect to bibliography, and to presenting the latest debates surrounding Paul's thought in a manageable format - including those around 'old' and 'new' perspectives, with a new section on the 'radical' new Jewish perspective, and those related to the socio-economic status and character of the Pauline assemblies. The helpful study questions and reading lists have also been revised.
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Romans 4 And The New Perspective On Paul

Author : Gerhard H. Visscher
ISBN : 1433105373
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In addition to examining Romans IV, includes discussion of writings supporting and opposing the New Perspective position.
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