The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law

The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law

by Thomas R. Schreiner


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A prominent evangelical scholar reevaluates Paul's view of the Old Testament law in light of the biblical texts and recent scholarly debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801021947
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/1998
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Thomas R. Schreiner (Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Interpreting the Pauline Epistles and Romans in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Background to the Debate
1. The Meaning of the Term Law in Paul
2. Why the Works of the Law Cannot Save
3. The Purpose of the Law
4. Is Paul Opposing Jewish Legalism?
5. The Temporary Nature of the Mosaic Covenant
6. The Fulfillment of the Law by Christians
7. Did Paul Teach Justification by Works?
8. Soundings from the Rest of the New Testament

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