Item description for Studies in Paul, Exegetical and Theological by Richard N. Longenecker...
Masterly, balanced, concise, jargon-free essays on topics central to the theology of Paul, remaining closely in touch with the biblical text itself while always alert to the range of scholarly opinion and debate. These eleven articles from a recognized leader among New Testament scholars are an attractive entry-point for students into key aspects of Paul's thought, and are, equally, well worth revisiting by experienced scholars. Two essays concern Paul's personal life, one on the impact of his conversion on his understanding of Jesus and one on his experience of prayer. On Galatians, Longenecker explores the idea of the 'pedagogue', and on Romans the questions of its addressees and its purpose. Other themes are Paul's vision of community formation, his concept of mutuality, and the variability of his responses to opponents. In the last three essays, the focus is on Paul's theology of the resurrection-its basis, its background in Jewish thinking, and whether his thought on the subject underwent development.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.59" Weight: 0.87 lbs.
Release Date Jun 6, 2006
Publisher Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd
ISBN 190504867X ISBN13 9781905048670
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More About Richard N. Longenecker
Richard N. Longenecker is professor emeritus of New Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. His many other books include "The Christology of Early Jewish Christianity, Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period, New Testament Social Ethics for Today, Introducing Romans: Critical Issues in Paul s Most Famous Letter, " and the New International Greek Testament Commentary volume on Romans. "
Richard N. Longenecker currently resides in Hamilton, Ontario.
Richard N. Longenecker has published or released items in the following series...
McMaster New Testament Studies
New International Greek Testament Commentary (Nigtc)