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 George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School. He is the author of seven books; his most recent publications include, "The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel's Scripture" (2005), "The Art of Reading Scripture, Editor" (2003), and "The Faith of Jesus Christ: The Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1-4:11", 2nd ed. (2002).

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