Conflict and Identity in Romans: The Social Setting of Paul's Letter  -     By: Philip F. Esler
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Conflict and Identity in Romans: The Social Setting of Paul's Letter

Augsburg Fortress / 2003 / Paperback

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What was Paul's purpose in writing to the Romans? Utilizing archaeology, epigraphy, and social-scientific methods, Esler concludes that the apostle was attempting to facilitate conflict resolution among the believers in Rome---especially between Judeans and non-Judeans. In the process, Paul hoped to establish an identity for them that would incorporate various groups into a unified entity. 480 pages, softcover from Fortress.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: Augsburg Fortress
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0800634357
ISBN-13: 9780800634353
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What is the purpose of Paul's letter to the Romans? Esler provides an illuminating analysis of this epistle, employing social-scientific methods along with epigraphy and archaeology. His conclusion is that the apostle Paul was attempting to facilitate the resolution of intergroup conflict among the Christ-followers of Rome, especially between Judeans and non-Judeans, and to establish a new identity for them by developing a form of group categorization that subsumes the various groups into a new entity.

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