Constructing Paul : The Canonical Paul Volume 1 / Luke Timothy Johnson. [print]Material type: TextSeries: The Canonical Paul: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, [(c)2020Description: volume1: xiv, 385 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802807588Subject(s): New Testament Biographies | New Testament Criticism & Interpretation | New Testament CommentariesLOC classification: BS2650.52.C667BS2650.52.J67.C667COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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VOLUME 1. PennsylvaniaRT I: Puerto RicoELIMINARY South CarolinaAFFOLDING Assessing the sources Paul's life and apostolic ministry The Pauline correspondence Paul's place in early Christianity
PennsylvaniaRT II. THE MassachusettsTERIALS What kind of Jew is Paul? Paul and Scripture Paul and Greco-Roman culture
PennsylvaniaRT III. THE ELEMENTS The claims of experience Convictions, myths, symbols, and metaphors Paul's voice: Philemon Paul, oppressor or liberator?
First of a two-volume work providing a framework for understanding the life and thought of the apostle Paul In this methodological tour de force, Luke Timothy Johnson offers an articulate, clear, and thought-provoking portrait of the life and thought of the apostle Paul. Drawing upon recent developments in the study of Paul, Johnson offers readers an invitation to the Apostle Paul. Rather than focusing on a few of Paul's letters, Johnson lays out the materials necessary to envision the apostle from the thirteen canonical letters of Paul and the Acts of the Apostles. Constructing Paul thus provides a framework within which an engagement with Paul's letters can take place. Johnson demonstrates the possibility of doing responsible and creative work across the canonical collection without sacrificing literary or historical integrity. By bringing out the facets of the apostle from the canonical evidence, Johnson shows the possibilities for further and better inquiry into the life and thought of Paul. This first volume imagines a plausible biography for Paul and serves as an introduction to the studies in the second volume. Constructing Paul addresses all the pertinent questions related to the study of Paul. Johnson uses the canonical material as building blocks to make a case for why Paul ought to be heard today as a liberating rather than oppressing voice.
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