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Paul and the Vocation of Israel: How Paulís Jewish Identity Informs his Apostolic Ministry, with Special Reference to Romans
Windsor, Lionel J.

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014 pp. xii + 305. $140.00

Series Information
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fŁr die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft, 205

Description: The Apostle Paul was the greatest early missionary of the Christian gospel. He was also, by his own admission, an Israelite. How can both these realities coexist in one individual? This book argues that Paul viewed his mission to the Gentiles, in and of itself, as the primary expression of his Jewish identity. The concept of Israelís divine vocation is used to shed fresh light on a number of much-debated passages in Paulís letter to the Romans.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Romans, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Pseudepigrapha, Greco-Roman Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Textual Criticism, Social-Scientific Approaches, Sociology, Dead Sea Scrolls

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Review by Michael F. Bird
Published 1/30/2016
Citation: Michael F. Bird, review of Lionel J. Windsor, Paul and the Vocation of Israel: How Paulís Jewish Identity Informs his Apostolic Ministry, with Special Reference to Romans, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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