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Four Views on the Apostle Paul

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Recent years have seen much controversy around the apostle Paul, his religious and social context, and its effects on his theology. In the helpful Counterpoints format---Four Views on the Apostle Paul, four leading scholars present their views on the best framework for describing Paul’s theological perspective, including a Reformed View, a Catholic View, a Post-New Perspective View, and a Jewish View.
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The apostle Paul was a vital force in the development of Christianity. Paul’s historical and religious context affects the theological interpretation of Paul’s writings, no small issue in the whole of Christian theology.

Recent years have seen much controversy about the apostle Paul, his religious and social context, and its effects on his theology. In the helpful Counterpoints format, four leading scholars present their views on the best framework for describing Paul’s theological perspective, including his view of salvation, the significance of Christ, and his vision for the churches.

Contributors and views include:

  • Reformed View: Thomas R. Schreiner
  • Catholic View: Luke Timothy Johnson
  • Post-New Perspective View: Douglas Campbell
  • Jewish View: Mark D. Nanos

Like other titles in the Counterpoints: Bible and Theology collection, Four Views on the Apostle Paul gives theology students the tools they need to draw informed conclusions on debated issues.

General editor and New Testament scholar Michael F. Bird covers foundational issues and provides helpful summaries in his introduction and conclusion. New Testament scholars, pastors, and students of Christian history and theology will find Four Views on the Apostle Paul an indispensable introduction to ongoing debates on the apostle Paul’s life and teaching.

 

Contributor Michael F. Bird , Stanley N. Gundry , Thomas R. Schreiner , Luke Timothy Johnson , Douglas A. Campbell , Mark D. Nanos
Short Bio

Michael F. Bird (PhD, University of Queensland) is lecturer in theology at Ridley Melbourne College of Mission and Ministry in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Jesus and the Origins of the Gentile Mission, The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification, and the New Perspective, Evangelical Theology, Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts: A moderate Case for Gender Equality in Ministry and editor of The Apostle Paul: Four Views.   He is also a co-blogger of the New Testament blog "Euangelion."

UPC 025986326951
ISBN-10 0310326958
ISBN-13 9780310326953
Publish Date Jul 24, 2012
Weight (lbs) 0.5200
Height 8
Width 5.38
Length 240
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $17.99
Series Counterpoints: Bible and Theology
Format Paperback
Language English

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