Paul and His Theology
Porter, Stanley E., editor
Leiden: Brill, 2006 pp. xiii + 454. $168.00
Pauline Studies, 3
Edited by Stanley E. Porter
Description: Does Paul have a theology? If so, what is it, or rather, what is it on various topics that he and the early Church confronted? This volume moves beyond the traditional discussion of whether Paul had a center to his theology to raise questions regarding his perspective on a number of important theological issues. These issues include his gentile mission, the concepts of faith, grace, and the law, reconciliation, the temple, eschatology, miracles, gender, and Paul's trinitarian tendencies. This collection of essays addresses topics of current interest in the study of Paul's theology—not to arrive at the center of his thought, but to understand what factors helped to center his thinking on a variety of important theological concerns.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology
Review by M. Eugene Boring
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Citation: M. Eugene Boring, review of Stanley E. Porter, ed., Paul and His Theology, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2007).
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