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Paul and the Parousia

An Exegetical and Theological Investigation
  • By Joseph Plevnik
$31.79
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Description: Surprisingly, there has never been a comprehensive exegetical study in English of Saint Paul's view of the second coming, or Parousia, of Christ. In this methodical analysis, Joseph Plevnik brings nearly three decades of research to bear on the question of Paul's understanding of this most central tenet of the whole Christ event. With careful attention to the concepts and terms underlying the notion of the Lord's coming, Plevnik examines the key Pauline texts, such as 1 Thess 5:1-11 and 1 Cor 15:23-28. Plevnik then constructs a viable theological interpretation of the great Christian hope, including the language of hope, Christ's parousia and judgment, conflict at Christ's return, the place of the church, and Paul's apocalyptic theology. This volume will be indispensable for any study of Pauline theology, the Parousia, the theology of hope, and apocalypticism. ""It is my hope that the book will be not only a scholarly contribution on the topic but also of some personal value to the reader and to the preacher. It may provide a timely reading at the close of the second millennium. The times and seasons, however, are not for us to determine, but a proper preparedness for the Lord's coming is the message of the New Testament, and of Paul in particular. If the Lord's coming may no longer be said to be near, it can still be desired. Marana tha."" --Preface

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781620320723
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781620320723
    • Color: Other
    • Setting: Other
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Print Size: Average
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Joseph Plevnik
    • Page Count: 394
    • Weight: 1.16 pounds
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