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The New Perspective on Paul [Paperback]

By James D. G. Dunn (Author)
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This collection of essays highlights a dimension of Paul's theology of justification which has been rather neglected in earlier decades, specifically that his teaching emerged as an integral part of his understanding of his commission to preach the gospel to non-Jews and that his dismissal of justification "by works of the law" was directed not so much against Jewish legalism but rather against his fellow Jews' assumption that the law remained a dividing wall separating Christian Jews from Christian Gentiles. The long opening essay interacts with critiques of this new perspective on Paul. Dunn seeks to carry forward the debate on Jewish soteriology, on the relation of justification by faith to judgment "according to works," on Christian fulfillment of the law, and on the crucial role of Christ, his death and resurrection. Full of detail and intriguing thought, Dunn's collection will make brilliant reading for any scholar of the New Testament.

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This collection of essays highlights a dimension of Paul's theology of justification that has been neglected ? that his teaching emerged as an integral part of his understanding of his commission to preach the gospel to non-Jews and that his dismissal of justification "by works of the law" was directed not so much against Jewish legalism but rather against his fellow Jews' assumption that the law remained a dividing wall separating Christian Jews from Christian Gentiles.

James Dunn seeks to carry forward the debate on Jewish soteriology, on the relation of justification by faith to judgment "according to works," on Christian fulfillment of the law, and on the crucial role of Christ, his death and resurrection. Full of detail and intriguing thought, Dunn's collection will enlighten any scholar of the New Testament.

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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages   539
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.94" Width: 6.07" Height: 1.15"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 18, 2007
Publisher   WM. B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING CO.
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0802845622  
ISBN13  9780802845627  


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More About James D. G. Dunn


James D. G. Dunn James D. G. Dunn is Lightfoot Professor Emeritus of Divinity at Durham University and one of the foremost New Testament scholars in the world today. His many other books include The Oral Gospel Tradition; Jesus, Paul, and the Gospels; The Theology of Paul the Apostle; and Jesus Remembered and Beginning from Jerusalem, volumes1 and2 of Christianity in the Making.
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James D. G. Dunn currently resides in Durham. James D. G. Dunn was born in 1939 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Durham.

James D. G. Dunn has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Christ and the Spirit
  2. Christianity in the Making
  3. Didsbury Lectures
  4. Inquiry Into the Origins of the Doctrine of the Incarnation
  5. Library of Biblical Theology
  6. New Testament Theology
  7. T & T Clark Study Guides
  8. Understanding Jesus Today
  9. Word Biblical Commentary


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