Paul the Apostle: The Triumph of God in Life and Thought

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Fortress Press, 1994 - Religion - 452 pages
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With a new preface by the author, this book posists two pillars as the foundations of Paul's thought: (1) the interaction between coherence and contingency in Paul's interpretation of the gospel and (2) the apocalyptic character of his gospel.
 

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Contents

Paul Apostle to the Gentiles
3
The Character of Pauls Thought
11
The Contingency of the Gospel
21
Contingency and Coherence in Pauls Letters
23
Contextual Interpretation I Galatians
37
Contextual Interpretation II The Structure and Argument of Romans
59
Contextual Theology in Romans and Galatians
94
Tradition and Gospel
109
The Gift and the Demand of Salvation
255
The Responsibility of Life in Christ
272
The Church as the Dawning of the New Age
303
The Destiny of Israel
328
Conclusion
349
The Triumph of God
351
Abbreviations
369
Notes
371

The Coherence of the Gospel
133
Pauls Apocalyptic Theology Apocalyptic and the Resurrection of Christ
135
The Scandal of the Cross
182
The Dilemma of Sin and Death Equivalent or Disparate Powers?
213
The Enigma of the Law Instrument of God or Servant of Sin?
235

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