Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul

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Yale University Press, 1989 - 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  - Fr. Ted - Goodreads

Not an easy read, but really worth the work. This is not offering a way to read St. Paul verse by verse, but contemplates a mindset which is Paul's and which is needed to understand him. It's thinking ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tsun Lu - Goodreads

REVIEW AND CRITIQUE Hays, Richard B. Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul is a creative application of the ... 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 (Ph.D., Emory University) is Dean and George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School. His publications include Reading the Bible Intertextually (edited with Stefan Alkier and Leroy A. Huizenga, 2009) and Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation (edited with Stefan Alkier, 2012).

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