Apocalyptic Paul: Cosmos and Anthropos in Romans 5-8

Apocalyptic Paul: Cosmos and Anthropos in Romans 5-8

by Beverly Gaventa
     
 

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Romans 5–8 revolve around God’s dramatic cosmic activity and its implications for humanity and all of creation. Apocalyptic Paul measures the power of Paul’s rhetoric about the relationship of cosmic power to the Law, interpretations of righteousness and the self, and the link between grace and obedience. A revealing study of

Overview

Romans 5–8 revolve around God’s dramatic cosmic activity and its implications for humanity and all of creation. Apocalyptic Paul measures the power of Paul’s rhetoric about the relationship of cosmic power to the Law, interpretations of righteousness and the self, and the link between grace and obedience. A revealing study of Paul’s understanding of humanity in light of God’s apocalyptic action through Jesus Christ, Apocalyptic Paul illuminates Romans 5–8 and shows how critical this neglected part of Romans was to Paul’s literary project. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481301022
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
686 KB

Meet the Author

Beverly Roberts Gaventa is Distinguished Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Baylor University. She has authored many books, including From Darkness to Light: Aspects of Conversion in the New Testament and Our Mother Saint Paul.

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