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The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul

Publisher:
, 2013
ISBN: 9780802870735
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This book breaks a significant impasse in much Pauline interpretation today, pushing beyond both Lutheran and “New” perspectives on Paul to a noncontractual, “apocalyptic” reading of many of the apostle’s most famous—and most troublesome—texts. In The Deliverance of God, Douglas Campbell holds that the intrusion of an alien, essentially modern, and theologically unhealthy theoretical construct into the interpretation of Paul has produced an individualistic and contractual construct that shares more with modern political traditions than with either orthodox theology or Paul’s first-century world. In order to counter-act that influence, Campbell argues that it needs to be isolated and brought to the foreground before the interpretation of Paul’s texts begins. When that is done, readings free from this intrusive paradigm become possible and surprising new interpretations unfold.

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  • Title: The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul
  • Author: Douglas A. Campbell
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Print Publication Date: 2013
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 1248
  • Era: era:Contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Justification (Christian theology) › Biblical teaching; Bible. N.T. Epistles of Paul › Theology
  • ISBN: 9780802870735
  • Resource ID: LLS:DELIVERANCEOFGOD
  • Resource Type: text.monograph.biblical-theology
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-03-24T22:05:36Z

Dr. Campbell’s main research interests comprise the life and thought (i.e. theology and its development) of Paul with particular reference to soteriological models rooted in apocalyptic as against justification or salvation-history. However, he is interested in contributions to Pauline analysis from modern literary theory, from modern theology, from epistolary theory, ancient rhetoric, ancient comparative religion, modern linguistics and semantic theory, and from sociology. His recent publications include The Rhetoric of Righteousness in Romans 3:21-26, and he edited The Call to Serve: Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Ministry in Honour of Bishop Penny Jamieson.

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