Crucifixion and New Creation Paperback

The Strategic Purpose of Galatians 6.11-17

by Jeff Hubing;


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Crucifixion and New Creation

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This book provides an interpretation of Galatians 6:11-17 which yields significant insights about Paul's perception of the crisis in Galatia, and the solution he presents to his readers in light of it. In the first section of the book, the epistolary form and function of Galatians 6:11-17 are analysed. Revealed as a body-closing, it works to sharpen and complete Paul's message by spelling out his motivation for writing and establishing the basis for further communication with his readers. The theme of persecution in the letter is then seen rendered both explicitly and implicitly through the examination of pertinent passages. These indicate that all parties involved share some connection to persecution. Finally, an exegetical analysis of Galatians 6:11-17 reveals Paul's claim that the agitators' primary motive is to avoid persecution 'because of the cross of Christ.' He contrasts them with himself by 'boasting' in that same cross. The net effect is that Paul draws on both the redemptive moment of Jesus' death, and the ongoing cross-shaped life he lives, to validate his apostleship.

Crucifixion and New Creation by Jeff Hubing was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in September 2016. The ISBN for Crucifixion and New Creation is 9780567672063.

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Page last updated 27th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (September 2016)
Weight422g
Number of Pages296
Thickness16 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780567672063
ISBN-100567672069
Product Code4450463
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