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The Apostle Paul

Author : Marion L. Soards
ISBN : 0809128640
Genre : Religion
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This dynamic new consideration of Paul addresses the three basic subjects that make up Pauline Studies -- Paul's life, letters, and theology -- and argues that these elements must be treated together since to do otherwise risks distorting one or more of the areas of studies.

The Letters Of Paul Sixth Edition

Author : Calvin Roetzel
ISBN : 9780664239992
Genre : Religion
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This is the sixth edition of the classic textbook that has been introducing Paul and his writing to seminary and undergraduate students for over forty years. Roetzel provides a comprehensive look at Paul in light of recent scholarship and theological understandings of Paul. This new edition includes four brand-new sections on the following: the chronology of Paul's letters; Paul's concept of "law" in the context of messianic expectation; the religious and political contexts in which Paul's letters were written; and Jewish understandings of Gentiles and Paul's mission to include them among the elect of God. This long-established textbook is the ideal choice for any student of Paul.

The Book Of Paul

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ISBN : 9781922231734
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Presenting the one and only Mr Paul Keating – at his straight-shooting, scumbag-calling, merciless best. Paul lets rip – on John Howard: “The little desiccated coconut is under pressure and he is attacking anything he can get his hands on.” On Peter Costello: “The thing about poor old Costello is he is all tip and no iceberg.” On John Hewson: “[His performance] is like being flogged with a warm lettuce.” On Andrew Peacock: “...what we have here is an intellectual rust bucket.” On Wilson Tuckey: “ stupid foul-mouthed grub.” On Tony Abbott: “If Tony Abbott ends up the prime minister of Australia, you’ve got to say, God help us.” And that’s just a taste.


Author : John McRay
ISBN : 9781441205742
Genre : Religion
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The apostle Paul and his significance for the New Testament and Christianity is a perennial topic of interest, but few evangelical surveys of his life offer a truly holistic picture of the man and his world. Now available in trade paper, John McRay's Paul explores the apostle's preconversion days, missionary travels, and theological contributions. A specialist in archaeology, the author draws on his more than forty years of teaching experience as well as knowledge gained from extensive travels to the places Paul visited. Paul is a comprehensive and readable presentation of Paul's ministry and theology that weaves together historical backgrounds, archaeological discoveries, and theological themes.

The Letters Of Paul

Author : Charles B. Puskas
ISBN : 0814656900
Genre : Religion
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What issues did Paul address in his letters? What can we know about his audience? Why is the authenticity of some of Paul's letters questioned? What was his distinctive message and how did he argue? Charles Puskas addresses these and other questions about each New Testament book written by or ascribed to the Apostle Paul in nine concise chapters including an overview of the letter genre and a chronology of Paul's life. In addition to helpful discussions on authorship, date, social setting, audience, and literary characteristics, Dr. Puskas investigates the genre and rhetorical arrangement of each book. He carefully explores issues and problems with consideration for alternative viewpoints. His approach is inductive, with special sensitivity to the beginning college student and seminarian who are entering for the first time the often perplexing realm of Pauline studies and New Testament criticism.?... a fine companion to any theological exposition of these letters.? Robert F. O'Toole, S.J. Pontifico Istituto Biblico Rome

The Apocryphal Acts Of Paul And Thecla

Author : Jan N. Bremmer
ISBN : 9039001529
Genre : Religion
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This is the first modern book, which studies the most important aspects of this early Christian treatise, of which especially the Acts of Thecla and the Martyrdom of Paul were immensely popular in the Christian Church, from Armenia to Anglo-Saxon England. The volume studies (1) the readership of the Acts, (2) important themes such as the resurrection, possible gnostic elements, the role of women (with a detailed study of the Acts of Thecla), Paul's encounter with the lion, his physiognomy, the events after Paul's martyrdom, the relationship with the canonical Acts and the text of the famous Codex Bezae, parallels with the Old and New Testament, and (3) the popularity of Thecla in later times. The wealth of episodes and details in these Acts makes the book of great interest to church historians, ancient historians, students of the New Testament, early Christianity, the ancient novel and of Women's Studies.

Apostle Paul

Author : Udo Schnelle
ISBN : 9780801027963
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This comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of Paul combines historical and theological analysis.

Paul The Apostle

Author : Robert E. Picirilli
ISBN : 9781575676234
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“Except for the Lord Himself,no single figure has done more for the Christian faith.” If you want to understand Christianity, you need to understand Paul. But with so many books on the apostle, where do you start? Paul the Apostle is the ideal choice if you want a solid understanding of Paul’s life, ministry, and writings without getting weighed down with minutia. Author Robert E. Picirilli, who taught college courses on Paul for over twenty-five years, found that most books on the apostle were either too technical or too basic, so he wrote a book that strikes a happy medium. It offers: A profile of Paul in his historical and cultural context Outlines and explanations of his missionary journeys Introductions and brief analyses of each of his epistles Useful for individual study or as a textbook (as it is in many universities today), Paul the Apostle is a great one-stop study of the man who wrote half the New Testament, spread the gospel to the heart of the known world, and gave his life for the Kingdom.

Four Views On The Apostle Paul

Author : Zondervan,
ISBN : 9780310572541
Genre : Religion
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The apostle Paul was a vital force in the development of Christianity. Paul’s historical and religious context affects the theological interpretation of Paul’s writings, no small issue in the whole of Christian theology. Recent years have seen much controversy about the apostle Paul, his religious and social context, and its effects on his theology. In the helpful Counterpoints format, four leading scholars present their views on the best framework for describing Paul’s theological perspective, including his view of salvation, the significance of Christ, and his vision for the churches. Contributors and views include: Reformed View: Thomas R. Schreiner Catholic View: Luke Timothy Johnson Post-New Perspective View: Douglas Campbell Jewish View: Mark D. Nanos Like other titles in the Counterpoints: Bible and Theology collection, Four Views on the Apostle Paul gives theology students the tools they need to draw informed conclusions on debated issues. General editor and New Testament scholar Michael F. Bird covers foundational issues and provides helpful summaries in his introduction and conclusion. New Testament scholars, pastors, and students of Christian history and theology will find Four Views on the Apostle Paul an indispensable introduction to ongoing debates on the apostle Paul’s life and teaching.

Paul And Scripture

Author : Steve Moyise
ISBN : 9780281065516
Genre : Religion
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This is the only short book available that summarizes the role scripture played in Paul's thought. Accessibly written at undergraduate level, it outlines the key arguments in the debate. Written by an international expert on the subject, Paul and Scripture also contributes to contemporary Church discussions about the proper interpretation of scripture.

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