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Written to Serve

The Use of Scripture in 1 Peter
$130.00
The use of Scripture in 1 Peter has been subject to much extensive analysis in the last thirty years. In Written to Serve Benjamin Sargent offers an up to date and comprehensive analysis of how 1 Pet 1.10-12 offers a 'hermeneutic, ' providing an insight into how Scripture is interpreted in the letter. Sargent also argues that the relation of 1.10-12 has been misunderstood. Rather than offering a Christological hermeneutic with a focus on the suffering and glories of Christ, Sargent asserts that the primary importance of 1.10-12 is its orientation of the prophetic witness towards the eschatological community as an act of service. Similarly, rather than offering a theological narrative of continuity between Israel and Christian communities, 1.10-12 may be seen to suggest a narrative of profound discontinuity in which the community in the present is elevated above God's people of the past.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780567660855
    • Manufacturer: T & T Clark Us
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780567660855
    • Publication Date: 07/01/2015
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Chris Keith
    • Author: Benjamin Sargent
    • Page Count: 240
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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