Explore Paul's angriest letter. Distinguishing between his calling, mission, and gospel, and his self identity, Weidmann reveals to what degree Paul fuses, or confuses, himself with the broader mission and how readers then and now react to his message. Topics addressed include the law, faith, grace, the Jews, Abraham, and more. 146 pages, softcover from Westminster John Knox.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press Publication Date: 2012
This book in the Westminster Bible Companion series explores one of Paul's most central letters. Frederick W. Weidmann observes the changes and developments in Paul's thought and practice in order to help pastors negotiate the distinction between their calling and self-identity.
Frederick W. Weidmann is the Senior Pastor at Hillcrest Congregational Church UCC in Pleasant Hill, CA. Prior to that he was Director of the Center for Church Life and Professor of Biblical Studies at Auburn Theological Seminary, New York. He has authored two books and many articles related to early Christianity.