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The conversion of the imagination : Paul as interpreter of Israel's Scripture

Author: Richard B Hays
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Conversion of the Imagination contains some of the best work on Paul by New Testament scholar Richard B. Hays. These essays probe Paul's approach to scriptural interpretation, showing how Paul's reading of the Hebrew Scriptures reshaped the theological vision of his churches." "Hays's analysis of intertextual echoes in Paul's letters has touched off debate among Pauline scholars and made more recognizable the  Read more...
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Named Person: Paulus (Apostel).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Hays
ISBN: 0802812627 9780802812629
OCLC Number: 58431585
Description: xx, 213 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The conversion of the imagination : Scripture and eschatology in 1 Corinthians --
"Who has believed our message?" Paul's reading of Isaiah --
Psalm 143 as testimony to the righteousness of God --
Abraham as father of Jews and Gentiles --
Three dramatic roles: the law in Romans 3-4 --
Christ prays the Psalms : Israel's Psalter as matrix of early Christology --
Apocalyptic hermeneutics : Habakkuk proclaims "The Righteous One" --
The role of Scripture in Paul's ethics --
On the rebound : a response to critiques of echoes of scripture in the letters of Paul --
A hermeneutic of trust.
Responsibility: Richard B. Hays.

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Containing work on Paul by a "New Testament" scholar, these essays probe Paul's approach to scriptural interpretation, showing how Paul's reading of the Hebrew Scriptures reshaped the theological  Read more...
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Victor Paul Furnish Richard Hays not only invites us to consider the formative role that Israel's Scripture played in Paul's thought. He also challenges us to learn from the apostle what it means to Read more...

 
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