9781556352744-1556352743-The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective

The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective

ISBN-13: 9781556352744
ISBN-10: 1556352743
Author: Bird, Michael F.
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Format: Paperback 266 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781556352744
ISBN-10: 1556352743
Author: Bird, Michael F.
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Format: Paperback 266 pages

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Acknowledged authors Bird, Michael F. wrote The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective comprising 266 pages back in 2007. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1556352743 and 9781556352744. Since then The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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This book presents a series of studies on contentious aspects of Paul's doctrine of justification including the meaning of "righteousness," the question of imputation, the role of resurrection in justification, an evaluation of the New Perspective, the soteriological and ecclesiological significance of justification, justification by faith with judgment according to works, and debates over the orthodoxy of N. T. Wright. The burden of this volume is to demonstrate that reformed and "new" readings of Paul are indispensable to attaining a full understanding of Paul's soteriology. An analysis of Galatians and Romans demonstrates that the covenantal and forensic dimensions of justification go hand in glove. The vertical and horizontal aspects need to be appropriately described and weighted in order to provide a holistic rendering of justification in Paul's letters. According to Paul, faith alone in Jesus Christ is the instrument of eschatological vindication; and faith alone marks out the true people of God.

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