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The rhetoric of Romans.

Author: Neil Elliott
Publisher: JSOT, 1990.
Series: Library of New Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The purpose of Romans is addressed here by applying insights from the ''new rhetoric''. Elliott holds that Romans is a paraenetic letter, written to secure the ''obedience of faith'' among Gentile Christians. It is within the constraints of that ''rhetorical situation'' that the letter''s theological argument must be understood. Insights of the new rhetoric are applied to the vexing problem of how to integrate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Elliott
ISBN: 0567070379 9780567070371
OCLC Number: 860026682
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages).
Contents: Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction THE STARTING POINT OF ARGUMENTATION IN ROMANS; Chapter 1 PAUL''S PURPOSE IN WRITING TO THE ROMANS; Chapter 2 PAUL''S USE OF TOPICS ON THE LAW IN ROM. 1.13-4.25: THE ''DEBATE WITH JUDAISM'' REEXAMINED; Excursus ROMANS 1-4 AS A DEBATE WITH JUDAISM''; Chapter 3 THE MODIFICATION OF A RHETORICAL SITUATION (ARGUMENTATION) IN ROMANS 5-11; Chapter 4 CONCLUSIONS; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies.

Abstract:

The purpose of Romans is addressed here by applying insights from the ''new rhetoric''. Elliott holds that Romans is a paraenetic letter, written to secure the ''obedience of faith'' among Gentile Christians. It is within the constraints of that ''rhetorical situation'' that the letter''s theological argument must be understood. Insights of the new rhetoric are applied to the vexing problem of how to integrate Paul''s remarks on Torah and his dialogue with a Jewish interlocutor in chs. 1-4 with the letter''s Gentile-Christian audience. Careful attention to rhetorical movement shows that Paul a.

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