Conflict And Identity In Romans

Conflict And Identity In Romans

by Philip Francis Esler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800634357

ISBN-13: 9780800634353

Pub. Date: 11/01/2003

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

What is the purpose of Paul's letter to the Romans? Esler provides an illuminating analysis of this epistle, employing social-scientific methods along with epigraphy and archaeology. His conclusion is that the apostle Paul was attempting to facilitate the resolution of intergroup conflict among the Christ-followers of Rome, especially between Judeans and non-Judeans,

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What is the purpose of Paul's letter to the Romans? Esler provides an illuminating analysis of this epistle, employing social-scientific methods along with epigraphy and archaeology. His conclusion is that the apostle Paul was attempting to facilitate the resolution of intergroup conflict among the Christ-followers of Rome, especially between Judeans and non-Judeans, and to establish a new identity for them by developing a form of group categorization that subsumes the various groups into a new entity.

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ISBN-13:
9780800634353
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

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