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Bibil Identifier bibil:247539
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Uncovering the Theme of Revelation in Romans 1:16–3:26
Title (English, ) Discovering a New Approach to Paul's Argument
Author Mininger, Marcus A.
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 445)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 99/445
Place 227.2.08
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-155649-4
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
410 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract Past study of Rom 1:16–3:26 focuses on individual salvation or on social relations and also produces a host of interpretative quandaries. Marcus A. Mininger develops a new approach, which includes but goes beyond these foci, by unearthing the theme of revelation that runs throughout Paul's argument largely unnoticed. More than a proof of sin or of social equality, Paul provides a survey of numerous visible revelations, in which otherwise invisible realities like God's wrath, the power of sin, and God's righteousness are seen through the observable effects they produce in different people. Read this way, the rationale of Paul's argument becomes quite clear, including for “problem texts” like Rom 2 and 3:1–8, as Paul proves that the gospel, not the law, overcomes sin's power and that God's righteousness always exists in contrast to the human condition in this age.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Revelation
Pericopes Romans 1,16-3,26
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