Category Archives: E.P. Sanders

Whatever happened to the New Perspective on Paul?

Not too long ago the New Perspective on Paul (NPP) was a topic of not a few conversations.  Now I really don’t hear too much about it. Of course, ever since Krister Stendahl’s 1960 essay, “The Apostle Paul and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Justification in Perspective

Paperback: 278 pages Publisher: Baker Academic (October 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0801031311 Amazon.com WTS Books Baker Academic Many thanks to Baker Academic for this review copy of Justification in Perspective: Historical Developments and Contemporary Challenges. The essays in Justification … Continue reading

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Understanding Paul and his Letters with Gunther Bornkamm

Back in August of 2005, I read Gunther Bornkamm’s Paul. I was about a year into Pauline studies.  It was quite a baptism, discovering how radical yet how refreshing Bornkamm could be. Anyone who endeavors to understand Paul, whether he … Continue reading

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What I wish James F. McGrath had said about Paul

In reponse to a question that he had been asked about his thoughts on the Apostle Paul, Prof. James F. McGrath crafted a piece back on January 10, What Do You Think About Paul?  Whether interacting with the mysticists of the … Continue reading

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