New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought (Society for New by Moyer V. Hubbard

By Moyer V. Hubbard

As a biblical motif, 'new construction' resonates in the course of the pages of the Jewish and Christian scriptures, and occupies a vital position within the apostle Paul's imaginative and prescient of the Christian lifestyles. but the biblical and extra-biblical occurrences of this subject matter fluctuate broadly in which means, pertaining to both a brand new cosmos, a brand new group, or a brand new person. starting with the previous testomony and dealing in the course of the very important texts of moment Temple Judaism, Moyer V. Hubbard specializes in how the motif features within the argument, method, and literary constitution of those records, highlighting its function because the option to the perceived plight. He then explores intimately which senses of the time period Paul intends in Galatians 6.15 and a pair of Corinthians 5.17, concluding that 'new production' in Paul's letters describes the Spirit-wrought newness of the individual in Christ, and is essentially anthropological in orientation.

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