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The Apostle Paul and His Letters

Edwin D Freed

The Apostle Paul and His Letters

Edwin D Freed

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Edwin D. Freed is Emeritus Professor of Religion, Gettysburg College, having taught biblical studies for thirty-six years.

- Publisher This book is written for a wide range of interested readers, including students, pastors, church workers and others interested in learning about Paul as a person and his work. The author deals with Paul and the book of Acts, the circumstances that led Paul to write each letter, and his responses to those circumstances. A unique aspect of the work is Paul's emphasis on the morality of the believers to whom he was writing--his "ways in Christ" as he taught "them everywhere in every church." Brief discussions of Paul's language help to enlighten meanings of his thought often overlooked. His thought is presented in light of his own times, not those of the Reformation or our own. Material from the Old Testament, Qumran, and pagan sources makes readers more aware of that fact. Paul was not writing for Christians in the modern sense of the term, because it was not in use among followers of Jesus when he wrote. Rather, he was writing primarily to converts, especially Gentiles, who came into h

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About "The Apostle Paul and His Letters"

Edwin D. Freed is Emeritus Professor of Religion, Gettysburg College, having taught biblical studies for thirty-six years.
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This book is written for a wide range of interested readers, including students, pastors, church workers and others interested in learning about Paul as a person and his work. The author deals with Paul and the book of Acts, the circumstances that led Paul to write each letter, and his responses to those circumstances. A unique aspect of the work is Paul's emphasis on the morality of the believers to whom he was writing--his "ways in Christ" as he taught "them everywhere in every church." Brief discussions of Paul's language help to enlighten meanings of his thought often overlooked. His thought is presented in light of his own times, not those of the Reformation or our own. Material from the Old Testament, Qumran, and pagan sources makes readers more aware of that fact. Paul was not writing for Christians in the modern sense of the term, because it was not in use among followers of Jesus when he wrote. Rather, he was writing primarily to converts, especially Gentiles, who came into h
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Table Of Contents

  • Preface; Introduction; 1. Paul And The Book Of Acts; 2. Primary Purpose, Structure And Content Of Acts; 3. Paul's Primary Messages And Their Development For Jews; 4. Paul's Early Letters: 1 And 2 Thessalonians; 5. Paul's Early Letters: 1 Corinthians 1-6; 6. Paul's Early Letters: 1 Corinthians 7-16 And 2 Corinthians; 7. Letters From Paul's Mid-career: Galatians; 8. Letters From Paul's Mid-career: Romans 1-6; 9. Letters From Paul's Mid-career: Romans 7-16; 10. Paul's Latest Letters: Philippians, Colossians, Philemon And Ephesians; 11. Concluding Observations And Reflections

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 226289
  • Product Code 1845530039
  • EAN 9781845530037
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category New Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category Acts
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Jan 2005
  • Dimensions 235 x 159 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.318kg

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