Paul and the Vocation of Israel

Paul and the Vocation of Israel : How Paul's Jewish Identity Informs his Apostolic Ministry, with Special Reference to Romans

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The Apostle Paul was the greatest early missionary of the Christian gospel. He was also, by his own admission, an Israelite. How can both these realities coexist in one individual? This book argues that Paul viewed his mission to the Gentiles, in and of itself, as the primary expression of his Jewish identity. The concept of Israel's divine vocation is used to shed fresh light on a number of much-debated passages in Paul's letter to the Romans.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 317 pages
  • 155 x 230 x 20.32mm | 585g
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 3110331888
  • 9783110331882
  • 1,223,335

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"W.s Arbeit kommt das sicher zu weiterem exegetischen Nachdenken anregende Verdienst zu, Paulus' Bemühung um Selbstvergewisserung mittels seiner Jesajarezeption aufgegriffen und in Bezug zu paulinischen Judentum-Aussagen gesetzt zu haben."Felix John in: Theologische Literaturzeitung 141,3/2016
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"W.s Arbeit kommt das sicher zu weiterem exegetischen Nachdenken anregende Verdienst zu, Paulus' Bem hung um Selbstvergewisserung mittels seiner Jesajarezeption aufgegriffen und in Bezug zu paulinischen Judentum-Aussagen gesetzt zu haben."
Felix John in: Theologische Literaturzeitung 141,3/2016
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About Lionel J. Windsor

Lionel J. Windsor, Sydney, Australia.
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