Paul : Apostle of the Heart Set Free

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  • Copyright: 1977-11-01
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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The culmination of a lifetime of Pauline study, this volume by internationally respected New Testament scholar F. F. Bruce provides a framework for understanding Paul's teaching by situating his life in its historical context.

Author Biography

F. F. Bruce (1910-1990) was the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, England

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 11
Abbreviationsp. 13
Introductionp. 15
The Rise of Romep. 22
The Jews under Foreign Rulep. 26
"Of No Mean City"p. 32
"This Man is a Roman Citizen"p. 37
"A Hebrew Born of Hebrews"p. 41
"When the Time had Fully Come"p. 53
The Beginning of "The Way"p. 62
Persecutor of the Churchp. 69
Paul Becomes a Christianp. 74
Paul and the Jerusalem Traditionp. 83
Paul and the Historical Jesusp. 95
Paul and the Exalted Christp. 113
Paul and the Hellenistic Missionp. 126
Man of Vision and Man of Actionp. 134
Conference in Jerusalemp. 148
Church Extension in Cyprus and Asia Minorp. 160
The Gentile Problemp. 173
"What the Law could not do"p. 188
Flesh and Spiritp. 203
Antioch to Philippip. 212
Christianity in Thessalonicap. 223
Paul and the Atheniansp. 235
The Church of God at Corinthp. 248
Corinthian Correspondencep. 264
Baptism and the Lord's Supper in Pauline Thoughtp. 280
Ephesus: Open Door and Many Adversariesp. 286
Paul and the Life to Comep. 300
Farewell to Macedonia and Achaiap. 314
The Gospel according to Paulp. 325
Last Visit to Jerusalemp. 339
Caesarea and the Appeal to Caesarp. 354
"And So We Came to Rome"p. 368
Paul and Roman Christianityp. 379
The Letter to Philemonp. 393
Principalities and Powersp. 407
The Quintessence of Paulinismp. 424
The Last Days of Paul: History and Traditionp. 441
Concluding Reflectionsp. 456
Chronological Tablep. 475
Select Bibliographyp. 476
Indexesp. 481
Index of People, Places and Writingsp. 483
Index of Subjectsp. 490
Index of References
Classical Writersp. 494
Old Testamentp. 495
New Testamentp. 497
Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudepigraphap. 507
Dead Sea Scrollsp. 508
Josephusp. 508
Philop. 509
Other Jewish Writingsp. 509
Christian Writingsp. 510
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