Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment

Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment

by Byrne
Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment

Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment

by Byrne

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Overview

This major contribution to Pauline scholarship by a widely-respected New Testament scholar is the culmination of over forty years of teaching on Paul. Brendan Byrne demonstrates that topics often discussed in Pauline studies and Christian theology go astray when the significance of the last judgment falls from view. Offering a fresh Catholic perspective that engages with centuries of Protestant interpretation, this book recaptures the significance of the motif of the last judgment for the interpretation of Paul.


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ISBN-13: 9781493430673
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/17/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 304
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Brendan Byrne, SJ, (DPhil, Oxford University), is professor emeritus at the University of Divinity in Melbourne, Australia, and a member of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He taught New Testament for over four decades at Jesuit Theological College. A former member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, he has published works on Paul, all four Gospels, and a major commentary on Romans.
Brendan Byrne, SJ (DPhil, Oxford), is professor emeritus at the University of Divinity in Melbourne, Australia, and a member of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He taught New Testament for over four decades at Jesuit Theological College and has been a visiting professor in Rome, Vietnam, and Kenya. A former member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, he has published a major commentary on the Letter to the Romans and more popular works on Paul and all four Gospels.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
1. The Apocalyptic Background to Paul
2. "Righteousness" in Paul
3. The Last Judgment in the Letters of Paul aside from Romans
4. The Last Judgment in Romans 1:1-3:20
5. The Last Judgment in Romans 3:21-4:25
6. The Last Judgment in Romans 9-11
7. The Last Judgment in Romans 12-15
8. The Last Judgment in Romans 5-8
9. The Universal Need for Salvation: Moment 1
10. The Sending of the Son: Moment 2a
11. The Divine Act of Reconciliation: Moment 2b
12. Living in Hope of Glory Revealed: Moment 3
13. Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Theological Reflection
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