Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free / Edition 1

Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free / Edition 1

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by F. F. Bruce
     
 

Written by one of the best known and most respected biblical scholars of all time, this illustrated volume explores all of the primary themes in Paul's thought as they developed in the historical context of his life and travels. While Bruce's primary concern is to portray the life of the apostle Paul, he also examines the main themes of Paul's thought,

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Written by one of the best known and most respected biblical scholars of all time, this illustrated volume explores all of the primary themes in Paul's thought as they developed in the historical context of his life and travels. While Bruce's primary concern is to portray the life of the apostle Paul, he also examines the main themes of Paul's thought, set in their historical background and illustrated from his letters. Originally published in 1977, this new paperback edition of Paul will be used with profit by all who have an interest in the primitive church—from general readers to the most advanced biblical scholar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802847782
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/03/2000
Pages:
510
Sales rank:
430,402
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Abbreviations
    Introduction

  1. The Rise of Rome
  2. The Jews under Foreign Rule
  3. "Of No Mean City"
  4. "This Man is a Roman Citizen"
  5. "A Hebrew Born of Hebrews
  6. "When the Time had Fully Come"
  7. The Beginning of "The Way"
  8. Persecutor of the Church
  9. Paul Becomes a Christian
  10. Paul and the Jerusalem Tradition
  11. Paul and the Historical Jesus
  12. Paul and the Exalted Christ
  13. Paul and the Hellenistic Mission
  14. Man of Vision and Man of Action
  15. Conference in Jerusalem
  16. Church Extension in Cyprus and Asia Minor
  17. The Gentile Problem
  18. "What the Law could not do"
  19. Flesh and Spirit
  20. Antioch to Philippi
  21. Christianity in Thessalonica
  22. Paul and the Athenians
  23. The Church of God at Corinth
  24. Corinthian Correspondence
  25. Baptism and the Lord's Supper in Pauline Thought
  26. Ephesus: Open Door and Many Adversaries
  27. Paul and the Life to Come
  28. Farewell to Macedonia and Achaia
  29. The Gospel according to Paul
  30. Last Visit to Jerusalem
  31. Caesarea and the Appeal to Caesar
  32. "And So We Came to Rome"
  33. Paul and Roman Christianity
  34. The Letter to Philemon
  35. Principalities and Powers
  36. The Quintessence of Paulinism
  37. The Last Days of Paul: History and Tradition
  38. Concluding Reflections
  39. Chronological Table
    Select Bibliography
    Indexes

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