1 Peter (New Testament Guides) - download pdf or read online

By David G. Horrell

ISBN-10: 0567030571

ISBN-13: 9780567030573

ISBN-10: 0567031691

ISBN-13: 9780567031693

This quantity bargains a concise and obtainable advent to at least one Peter, specifically aimed toward undergraduate-level scholars. It offers details at the most probably historic and social atmosphere of this letter, on its literary shape and theological content material, and on matters concerned with its interpretation. particularly, this quantity means that 1 Peter is a crucial textual content no longer least for the ways that it either displays and constructs early Christian id, in its relationships with Judaism and the Roman Empire. even though 1 Peter continues to be missed in comparison with the canonical gospels and the main Pauline letters, Horrell argues that the letter merits even more cognizance for the pivotal contribution it makes to the advance of early Christianity and for the ways that it finds this improvement in progress.

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