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Paul Among Jews And Gentile
     

Paul Among Jews And Gentile

by Krister Stendahl
 

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ISBN-10: 0800612248

ISBN-13: 9780800612245

Pub. Date: 08/01/1976

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

A sharp challenge to traditional ways of understanding Paul is sounded in this book by a distinguished interpreter of the New Testament. Krister Stendahl proposes-in the key title essay-new ways of exploring Paul's speech: Paul must be heard as one who speaks of his call rather than conversion, of justification rather than forgiveness, or weakness rather than sin,

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A sharp challenge to traditional ways of understanding Paul is sounded in this book by a distinguished interpreter of the New Testament. Krister Stendahl proposes-in the key title essay-new ways of exploring Paul's speech: Paul must be heard as one who speaks of his call rather than conversion, of justification rather than forgiveness, or weakness rather than sin, of love rather than integrity, and in unique rather than universal language.

The title essay is complemented by the landmark paper, "Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West," and by two seminal explorations of Pauline issues, "Judgement and Mercy" and "Glossolalia-The New Testament Evidence." The book concludes with Stendahl's pointed reply to the eminent scholar Ernst Kasemann who has taken issue with the author's revolutionary interpretations. This volume provides convincingly new ways for viewing Paul, the most formative of Christian teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800612245
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
924,370
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

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