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By Peter Richardson, David Granskou

The interval because the shut of worldwide warfare II has been agonizingly introspective—not least due to the ache of reassessing Christianity’s perspective to Judaism. The early Christian fabrics have frequently been tested to evaluate their function within the long-standing adverse angle of Christians to Jews. the inducement for the early church’s occasionally harsh perspective used to be partially theological—it had to outline itself over opposed to its parent—and partially sociological—it had to clarify the road that divided the fledgling team of Christian believers fromt he crew with which it was once probably to be careworn. This selection of reviews emphasizes the context and background of early Christianity in reconsidering some of the vintage passages that experience contributed to the improvement of anti-Judaism in Christianity. the quantity opens with an essay that basically delineates the nation of the query of anti-Judaism in early Christianity. Then keep on with discussions of particular passages within the writings of Paul in addition to the Gospels.

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10:1-22 on the grounds of the dissimilarity of the two discussions of the same subject. Again, 1 Corinthians 12,13, and 14 are an example of the same phenomenon. Chapter 13 is a digression on the theme introduced in chapter 12, although this fact is frequently missed. Chapter 14 is clearly a return to the subject matter of chapter 12, but from a different point of view. Now let us turn to 1 Thess. 2:13-16. The similarity between this passage and 1 Thess. 1:2-10 was noted by both Eckart and Pearson, and was taken as evidence for considering the latter passage an interpolation.

Faul Ahead of His l ime: 1 Thess. 2:13-16 1 Thess. 1:2-10 A. We give thanks to God B. always for you all, constantly. C. knowing . , . your election; D. for our gospel came to you E. not only in word, F. but also in power G. and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction . H. And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, I. for you received the word in much affliction. . J. (The success of the missionaries) K. You turned to God from idols, L. to serve a living and true God and to wait for his Son,, .

Like many other interpreters,7 I find it impossible to consider Galatians 3 except in the context of 2:15-21 (just as it is impossible to understand Romans 4 except in the context of 3:21-31). Since translations are to a large extent the distillation of long-standing exegetical trends, and since it is precisely these traditions which are being called into question, Interpretation (Munich: Kaiser, 1969), 180-224. This essay has been widely discussed but in my opinion not yet successfully r e f u t e d .

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