Item description for A Theology of the Cross: The Death of Jesus in the Pauline Letters (Overtures to Biblical Theology) by Charles B. Cousar...
Overview A THEOLOGY OF THE CROSS, by Charles Cousar investigates the importance and role of the death of Jesus in the letters of Paul. Cousar attempts to move beyond the category of justifi cation in his understanding of the Pauline writings. Cousar believes that our North American dominant cultural values are massively resistant to a theology of the cross. The author then proposes that a very different set of cate- gories are needed. The shift of categories touches every aspect of life, socio-economic and episetmological as well as ethical.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1990
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Series Overtures To Biblical Theology
ISBN 0800615581 ISBN13 9780800615581
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More About Charles B. Cousar
Charles B. Cousar is the Samuel A. Cartledge Professor of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of "Galatians" (Interpretation); "Theology of the Cross," "Texts for Preaching: A Lectionary Commentary based on the NRSV" and "The Letters of Paul." Edited by Charles H. Talbert, Distinguished Professor of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, the "Reading the New Testament" commentary series presents cutting edge biblical research in accessible language that is both coherent and comprehensive.
Charles B. Cousar has published or released items in the following series...
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching