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Opening Paul's Letters free pdf It is sometimes easy to forget that the books of the Bible are not really "books" at all but individual documents composed in a wide array of literary genres. This clear, concise, and accessible text on the Pauline Letters orients beginning students to the genre in which Paul writes. The book compares and contrasts Paul's letters with ancient and modern letters, revealing the distinctive conventions, forms, and purposes of Paul's Epistles. It focuses on the literary genre of the letter in ancient Greece and Rome, providing an overview of subjects, strategies, and concerns of immediate relevance for readers who wish to understand Paul in his ancient context. Discussion questions and sidebars are included.

About Patrick Gray

Patrick Gray (PhD, Emory University) is associate professor of religious studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author of "Godly Fear: The Epistle to the Hebrews and Greco-Roman Critiques of Superstition" and the coeditor of several books, including "Teaching the Bible: Practical Strategies for Classroom Instruction."

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Author : Patrick Gray
Publisher : Baker Academic
Data Published : 14 May 2014
ISBN : 1441258191
EAN : 9781441258199
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 193 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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