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Paul and the language of faith

Author: Nijay K Gupta
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company., 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book will root Paul's love language in its context in the ancient world, where love was seen as affection, loyalty, and generosity; Paul's use is remarkable in making the emphasis one where love is understood as generosity and this, in a culture of reciprocity and mutual expectation"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nijay K Gupta
ISBN: 9780802873439 080287343X
OCLC Number: 1107058434
Description: xiii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / James D.G. Dunn --
Beyond belief --
Faith in Paul --
Pistis in ancient non-Jewish and Jewish literature --
Will he find faith on earth? --
Faithfulness is better --
Strange wisdom --
On faith and forms --
Covenantal pistism --
And the righteous will live by trust --
Revisiting "the faith of Christ" --
Faith beyond belief.
Responsibility: Nijay K. Gupta.

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"This book will root Paul's love language in its context in the ancient world, where love was seen as affection, loyalty, and generosity; Paul's use is remarkable in making the emphasis one where love is understood as generosity and this, in a culture of reciprocity and mutual expectation"--

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