Becoming Christian: Essays on 1 Peter and the Making of Christian Identity

Becoming Christian: Essays on 1 Peter and the Making of Christian Identity

by David G. Horrell

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ISBN-13: 9780567661463
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/29/2015
Series: The Library of New Testament Studies
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David G. Horrell is Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Exeter, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Product of a Petrine Circle? A Reassessment of the Origin and Character of 1 Peter.

Chapter 2: The Themes of 1 Peter: Insights from the Earliest Manuscripts

Chapter 3: Who are 'the Dead' and When was the Gospel Preached to Them? The Interpretation of 1 Peter 4.6.

Chapter 4: The socio-economic location of the addressees of 1 Peter.

Chapter 5: The "Chosen Race" (1 Pet 2.9): Ethnic Identity and the Making of the tertium genus

Chapter 6: The Label Christianos: 1 Pet 4.16 and the Formation of Christian Identity.

Chapter 7: Between Conformity and Resistance: Beyond the Balch-Elliott Debate Towards a Postcolonial Reading of 1 Peter.

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