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Abraham as spiritual ancestor : a postcolonial Zimbabwean reading of Romans 4

Author: Israel Kamudzandu
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: Biblical interpretation series, v. 100.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New Testament commentaries and exegetes have not paid sufficient attention to the context in which Paul's Epistel to the Romans was crafted. This book written from an African perspective offers a fresh interpretation on a contextualizing reading of Romans and its theology. The argument of the book is that Paul's construcntion of Abraham as a Spiritual ancestor of "all" faith people was based on his encounter with  Read more...
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Kamudzandu, Israel.
Abraham as spiritual ancestor.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
(DLC) 2009053518
(OCoLC)496282316
Named Person: Abraham, (Biblical patriarch)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Israel Kamudzandu
ISBN: 9789004183339 9004183337 9789004181649 9004181644
OCLC Number: 667274249
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 264 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
The ancestor in Greco-Roman culture: the case of Aeneas --
Abraham in Hellenistic-Jewish context --
The Shona ancestral cosmology --
Ancestry and descendancy in Romans 4.
Series Title: Biblical interpretation series, v. 100.
Responsibility: by Israel Kamudzandu.

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Drawing on the ideology of the Augustan era of constructing ancestors, this book is about Paul's creative construction of Abraham as a spiritual ancestor of "all" people who have the faith of Abraham  Read more...
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