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1 Peter (New Testament Guides).

Author: David G Horrell
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group : New York : T & T Clark Ltd., 2008.
Series: New Testament guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Like other volumes in the New Testament Guides series, 1 Peter offers a concise and accessible introduction to a New Testament text, in this case aimed specifically at undergraduate-level students. It provides information on the likely historical and social setting of this letter, on its literary form and theological content, and on issues involved in its interpretation. It gives a balanced presentation and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horrell, David G.
1 Peter (New Testament Guides).
London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David G Horrell
ISBN: 9780567517234 0567517233 9781283122221 1283122227 9780567031686 0567031683 9780567031693 0567031691 9780567030573 0567030571
OCLC Number: 1225503046
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 126 pages) : map.
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Map of Asia Minor; Introduction: Rescuing 1 Peter; 1 What Kind of Text is 1 Peter?; 2 Traditions in 1 Peter; 3 The Situation, Identity and Suffering of the Addressees of 1 Peter; 4 Jewish Scriptures and Christian Identity; 5 Becoming Christian in a Hostile World; 6 Assessing 1 Peter: An Ambivalent Legacy?; Index of References; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects.
Series Title: New Testament guides.
Other Titles: First Peter
One Peter

Abstract:

Like other volumes in the New Testament Guides series, 1 Peter offers a concise and accessible introduction to a New Testament text, in this case aimed specifically at undergraduate-level students. It provides information on the likely historical and social setting of this letter, on its literary form and theological content, and on issues involved in its interpretation. It gives a balanced presentation and assessment of the range of scholarly views on such topics, with guidance for further reading and research. In particular, this volume suggests that 1 Peter is an important text not least fo.

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