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Bibil Identifier bibil:239488
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Covenant Renewal and the Consecration of the Gentiles in Romans
Author Whittle, Sarah
Series Society for New Testament Studies. Monograph Series (Volume: 161)
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 19953
Place 227.2.08
Publishing house Cambridge University Press
Place Cambridge et al.
ISBN 978-1-107-07689-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xi Pages
214 Pages
height in cm 22
Genre Original
Abstract In his letter to the Romans, Paul describes the community in Rome as 'holy ones'. This study considers Paul's language in relation to the Old Testament, particularly accounts of the events at Mount Sinai that established the nation of Israel and consecrated its people as God's holy people. Sarah Whittle illustrates how Paul reworks citations from Deuteronomy, Hosea, and Isaiah to incorporate the Gentiles into Israel's covenant-renewal texts. Analysing key passages, she further ties the covenant-making narrative to themes of sacrificed bodies and moral transformation, fulfilment of the Torah, the promises of the fathers, and Paul's priestly ministry. This volume argues that the latter has a climactic function in Paul's letter, overseeing the offering of the Gentiles, who are 'made holy by the holy spirit'. This study will be of interest to scholars of New Testament studies, Pauline theology, and early Christianity.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul : Romans
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Covenant
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Nations
Pericopes Romans 9,24-9,25
Romans 10,6-10,8
Deuteronomy 30
Romans 11,26-11,27
Romans 12,1-12,2
Romans 13,8-13,10
Romans 15,7-15,13
Romans 15,15-15,16
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