Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Religion - 240 pages
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Paul's letters, the earliest writings in the New Testament, are filled with allusions, images and quotations from the Old Testament. This book investigates Paul's appropriation of Scripture from a perspective based on recent literary-critical studies of intertextuality.
  

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User Review  - Justin Gohl - Christianbook.com

This book is a classic! And it hardly needs to be reviewed as it has received almost universal acclaim for its freshness and creativity. It is certainly a "must-read" for anyone interested in doing ... Read full review

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Hays almost makes me sick; his first three books are field defining works and this is no exception. His treatment of intertextuality is, in many cases, brilliant even if his methodology often leaves a ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER ONE The Puzzle of Pauline Hermeneutics
1
CHAPTER TWO Intertextual Echo in Romans
34
CHAPTER THREE Children of Promise
84
CHAPTER FOUR A Letter from Christ
122
Hermeneutics
154
Notes
193
Indexes
231
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Richard B. Hays is the George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is an internationally recognized scholar for his work on the letters of Paul and on New Testament ethics.

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