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The Resource Steward of God's mysteries : Paul and early church tradition, Jerry L. Sumney

Steward of God's mysteries : Paul and early church tradition, Jerry L. Sumney

Label
Steward of God's mysteries : Paul and early church tradition
Title
Steward of God's mysteries
Title remainder
Paul and early church tradition
Statement of responsibility
Jerry L. Sumney
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One view that perennially springs up among biblical scholars is that Paul was the inventor of Christianity, or that Paul introduced the idea of a divine Christ to a church that earlier had simply followed the ethical teaching of a human Jesus. In this book Jerry Sumney responds to that claim by examining how, in reality, Paul drew on what the church already believed and confessed about Jesus. As he explores how Paul's theology relates to that of the broader early church, Sumney identifies where in the Christian tradition distinctive theological claims about Christ, his death, the nature of salvation, and eschatology first seem to appear. Without diminishing significant differences, Sumney describes what common traditions and beliefs various branches of the early church shared and compares them to Paul's thought. Sumney interacts directly with arguments made by those who claim Paul as the inventor of Christianity and approaches the questions raised by that claim in a fresh way.-from publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sumney, Jerry L
Dewey number
227/.06
Index
index present
LC call number
BS2651
LC item number
.S86 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Paul
Label
Steward of God's mysteries : Paul and early church tradition, Jerry L. Sumney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Paul's place in Christian tradition / by Patrick Gray -- Thinking about Paul's place in the early church -- "Christ died for us": the meaning of the death of Jesus -- "Jesus is Lord": the identity of Jesus -- "For our sins": understandings of salvation -- "The coming of the Lord": envisioning the kingdom -- "In remembrance of me": the Lord's Supper --" I handed on to you ... what I received."
Control code
ocn974475052
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802873613
Lccn
2017014595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027459846
  • 99973599645
System control number
(OCoLC)974475052
Label
Steward of God's mysteries : Paul and early church tradition, Jerry L. Sumney
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-195) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Paul's place in Christian tradition / by Patrick Gray -- Thinking about Paul's place in the early church -- "Christ died for us": the meaning of the death of Jesus -- "Jesus is Lord": the identity of Jesus -- "For our sins": understandings of salvation -- "The coming of the Lord": envisioning the kingdom -- "In remembrance of me": the Lord's Supper --" I handed on to you ... what I received."
Control code
ocn974475052
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802873613
Lccn
2017014595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027459846
  • 99973599645
System control number
(OCoLC)974475052

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