Paul, the Law, & the Jewish People
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Paul, the Law, & the Jewish People    -     By: E.P. Sanders

Paul, the Law, & the Jewish People

Fortress Press / 1983 / Paperback

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An examination of Paul's thoughts about the law and his own people with new awareness and great care

Paul, the Law and the Jewish People is devoted both to the problem of Paul's view of the law as a whole, and to his thought about and relation to his fellow Jews. Building upon his previous study, the critically acclaimed Paul and Palestinian Judaism, E.P. Sanders explores Paul's Jewishness by concentrating on his overall relationship to Jewish tradition and thought. Sanders addresses such topics as Paul's use of scripture, the degree to which he was a practicing Jew during his career as apostle to the Gentiles, and his thoughts about his "kin by race" who did not accept Jesus as the Messiah.

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Title: Paul, the Law, & the Jewish People
By: E.P. Sanders
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 227
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 1983
Dimensions: 6 X 9 (inches)
Weight: 12 ounces
ISBN: 0800618785
ISBN-13: 9780800618780
Stock No: WW06981

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This book is devoted both to the problem of Paul's view of the law as a whole, and to his thought about and relation to his fellow Jews. Building upon his previous study, the critically acclaimed Paul and Palestinian Judaism, E.P. Sanders explores Paul's Jewishness by concentrating on his overall relationship to Jewish tradition and thought. Sanders addresses such topics as Paul's use of scripture, the degree to which he was a practicing Jew during his career as apostle to the Gentiles, and his thoughts about his "kin by race" who did not accept Jesus as the messiah. In short, Paul's thoughts about the law and his own people are re-examined with new awareness and great care.

Sanders addresses an important chapter in the history of the emergence of Christianity. Paul's role in that development -- specially in light of Galatians and Romans -- is now re-evaluated in a major way. This book is in fact a significant contribution to the study of the emergent normative self-definition in Judaism and Christianity during the first centuries of the common era.

Author Bio

E. P. Sanders is Arts and Sciences Professor of Religion Emeritus at Duke University and has taught at McMaster University and Queen's College, Oxford. His landmark works include, from Fortress Press, Comparing Judaism and Christianity (2016), Paul: The Apostle's Life, Letters, and Thought (2016), Judaism: Practice and Belief, 63 BCE-66 CE (2016; first published 1992), Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishnah (2016; first published 1990), Jesus and Judaism (1985), and Paul, the Law, and the Jewish People (1983).

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