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Overview The collection of Pauls letters to the churches of his day form one of the largest and most theologically rich parts of the New Testament. Wilson compares passages from each of Pauls letters including the Pastoral Epistles with a broad spectrum of ancient literature. Not only are parallels drawn among the Pauline letters, but with New Testament and Old Testament writings, early Jewish literature including the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the philosophical and religious works of Greece and Rome. With this wide scope of comparisons, Pauline Parallels: A Comprehensive Guide is the most complete literary and structural assessment of Pauls writings to date, and is sure to be an invaluable resource for students of the New Testament for years to come.
Paul's letters to early churches form one of the largest and most theologically rich parts of the New Testament. Walter Wilson examines each passage from every one of Paul's letters--including those that some scholars believe were written by someone else--and shows how they overlap and connect with passages from a broad spectrum of ancient literature. Parallels are drawn with other Pauline letters, New Testament and Old Testament writings, early Jewish literature such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the philosophical and religious works of Greece and Rome. In terms of its range of parallels, this book is the most complete study of its kind to date. "Pauline Parallels: A Comprehensive Guide" is sure to be an invaluable resource for understanding Paul's concepts for many years to come.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.48" Height: 1.25" Weight: 1.66 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2009
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664231209 ISBN13 9780664231200