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Interpretation of Paul has lengthy been ruled by means of Lutheran/Protestant theological issues. Paul has been taken care of as basically occupied with narrowly own spiritual concerns, and critics have usually contended that Paul was once a conservative relating to social issues.The participants to this quantity deal in unique and provocative style with numerous interrelated concerns operating via Paul's letters and their next interpretation in Christian historical past. The essays hide a number of interrelated issues pertaining to Paul and politics: Paul and the politics of interpretation; Paul and the politics of the Roman Empire; Paul and the politics of Israel (relations of Jews and Gentiles); Paul and the politics of the church buildings (relations of girls and males, slaves and free). members comprise: Krister Stendahl (Harvard Divinity School); Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza (Harvard Divinity School); Richard A. Horsley (University of Massachusetts, Boston); Alan Segal (Barnard College); Antoinette C. cord (San Francisco Theological Seminary); N. T. Wright (Westminster Cathedral); Sheila Briggs (University of Southern California); Cynthia Briggs Kittredge (Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest); Pamela Eisenbaum (Iliff college of Theology); Mark Nanos (Lees Summit, Missouri); Allen Callahan (Harvard Divinity School); Sze-kar Wan (Andover Newton Theological School); Robert Jewett (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary); and Neil Elliott (Seabury Western).Richard A. Horsley is Professor of Classics and faith on the collage of Massachusetts, Boston and is the writer of diverse books together with Galilee: background, Politics, and folks (Trinity Press).

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