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Paul as Missionary: Identity, Activity, Theology, and Practice

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This book examines Paul with reference to his primary purpose and context - as a missionary.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567573247
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/1/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Trevor J. Burke teaches New Testament in the Bible department of the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, USA. Prior to this, he has taught New Testament in seminaries in Nigeria and Fiji.

Brian S. Rosner took his PhD from Cambridge University, UK, and is Senior Lecturer in New Testament and Ethics in Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia.

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations\List of Contributors\Introduction\Part One - Paul's Identity\Paul as an Eschatological Herald Seyoon Kim\Paul as Missionary-Pastor James W. Thompson\Paul and His Ethnicity: Reframing the Cathegories James C. Miller\Paul - An Israelite Priest who offers the Gentiles as a Sacrifice to God Richard Gibson\Part Two - Paul's Activity\The Mission of God in Paul's Letter to the Romans Beverly Roberts Gaventa\Paul and the Multi-Ethnic First Century World: Ethnicity and Christian Identity J. Daniel Hays\The Sacrifical-Missiological Function of Paul's Sufferings in the Context of 2 Corinthians J. Ayodeji Adewuya\Was Paul's Grace-based Gospel True to Jesus? Paul W. Barnett\Part Three - Paul's Missionary Theology\Paul's Christology and his Mission to the Gentiles Arland J. Hultgren\A Missionary Strategy in 1 Cor. 9.-19-23 Karl O. Sandnes\The Spirit as the Controlling Dynamic in Paul's Role as Missionary to the Thessalonians Trevor J. Burke\The Glory of God in Paul's Missionary Theology and Practice Brian S. Rosner\Reconciliation as the Heart of Paul's Missionary Theology Stanley E. Porter\Paul's Theology of the Gospel Roy E. Ciampa\Part Four - Paul's Missionary Practice\Universality and Particularity of Paul's Understanding and Strategy of Mission William S. Campbell\'The Word of Life': Resurrection and Mission in Philippians James Ware\Paul, patronage and pay: what do we know about the apostle's financial support? Steve Walton\Pauline Mission as Salvific Intentionality: Fostering a Missional Consciousness in 1 Corinthians 9.19-23 and 10.31-11.1 Michael Barram\(Mis)Reading Paul's Letters Through Modern Eyes E. Randolph Richards\Index of Scripture\Index of Modern Authors.

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