Images Of The Church In The New Testament

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First published in 1960, Paul Minear's classic work identifies and explicates ninety-six images for the church found in the New Testament. Comprehensive and accessibly written, it has been used in seminary classes for over thirty years. Its range of reach and incredibly rich discussions of the many images and metaphors make this book a splendid resource for students and pastors.

The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New ...

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Overview

First published in 1960, Paul Minear's classic work identifies and explicates ninety-six images for the church found in the New Testament. Comprehensive and accessibly written, it has been used in seminary classes for over thirty years. Its range of reach and incredibly rich discussions of the many images and metaphors make this book a splendid resource for students and pastors.

The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664227791
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 11/12/2004
  • Series: The New Testament Library
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 314
  • Sales rank: 929,643
  • Product dimensions: 0.70 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Sevier Minear was Winkley Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology at Yale Divinity School. Among his numerous books are Images of the Church in the New Testament and The Kingdom and the Power: An Exposition of the New Testament Gospel.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
I The scope and method of study 11
II Minor images of the church 28
III The people of God 66
IV The new creation 105
V The fellowship in faith 136
VI The body of Christ 173
VII Interrelation of the images 221
VIII A postscript 250
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