Books on Pauline Studies

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Score Cover Author Title Series Year Tags
75.71001 The Theology of Paul the Apostle The Theology of Paul the Apostle
75.01003 The New Perspective on Paul The New Perspective on Paul
74.91001 Paul and His Letters Paul and His Letters
74.61001 Paul and the Faithfulness of God Paul and the Faithfulness of God
74.31001 Paul Apostle of the Heart Set Free Paul Apostle of the Heart Set Free
74.31001 Apostle Of The Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction To Paul And His Letters Apostle Of The Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction To Paul And His Letters
74.31001 Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul
74.31001 Paul and Scripture: Studying the New Testament Use of the Old Testament Paul and Scripture: Studying the New Testament Use of the Old Testament
74.31001 Interpreting the Pauline Epistles Interpreting the Pauline Epistles
74.11001 Contours Of Pauline Theology Contours Of Pauline Theology
74.11001 Climax of the Covenant: Christ And The Law In Pauline Theology Climax of the Covenant: Christ And The Law In Pauline Theology
74.11001 The Apostle of God: Paul and the Promise of Abraham The Apostle of God: Paul and the Promise of Abraham
74.11001 Making Sense of Paul: A Basic Introduction to Pauline Theology Making Sense of Paul: A Basic Introduction to Pauline Theology
74.11001 Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor (New Studies in Biblical Theology) Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
74.11001 The Galatians Debate: Contemporary Issues in Rhetorical and Historical Interpretation The Galatians Debate: Contemporary Issues in Rhetorical and Historical Interpretation
73.91003 An Introduction to the Study of Paul (T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies) An Introduction to the Study of Paul (T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies)
73.71002 Rediscovering Paul: An Introduction to His World, Letters and Theology Rediscovering Paul: An Introduction to His World, Letters and Theology
73.71002 The Paul Quest: The Renewed Search for the Jew of Tarsus The Paul Quest: The Renewed Search for the Jew of Tarsus
73.61003 Paul: In Fresh Perspective Paul: In Fresh Perspective
73.51001 Paul, Apostle of God's Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology Paul, Apostle of God's Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology
73.41002 Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity? Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity?
73.21001 Paul: An Outline of His Theology Paul: An Outline of His Theology
71.61001 The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel's Scripture The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel's Scripture
1000 Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul Charts on the Life, Letters, and Theology of Paul CBT
1000 An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans
1000 Paul and the Law: Keeping the Commandments of God Paul and the Law: Keeping the Commandments of God NSBT
1000 Paul and the Anatomy of Apostolic Authority Paul and the Anatomy of Apostolic Authority NTL
1000 The Romans Debate: Revised and Expanded Edition The Romans Debate: Revised and Expanded Edition
1000 Apostle Paul: His Life and Theology Apostle Paul: His Life and Theology
1000 An Expanded Paraphrase of The Epistles of Paul An Expanded Paraphrase of The Epistles of Paul
1000 Theology and Ethics in Paul and His Interpreters: Essays in Honor of Victor Paul Furnish Theology and Ethics in Paul and His Interpreters: Essays in Honor of Victor Paul Furnish
1000 Christ, Our Righteousness: Paul's Theology of Justification Christ, Our Righteousness: Paul's Theology of Justification NSBT
1000 The End of the Law: Mosaic Covenant in Pauline Theology The End of the Law: Mosaic Covenant in Pauline Theology NAC-SBT
1000 Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme NSBT
1000 Reframing Paul: Conversations in Grace & Community Reframing Paul: Conversations in Grace & Community
1000 Paul's Narrative Thought World Paul's Narrative Thought World
1000 Luke's Portrait of Paul Luke's Portrait of Paul SNTSMS
1000 Jews, Gentiles and Ethnic Reconciliation: Paul's Jewish identity and Ephesians Jews, Gentiles and Ethnic Reconciliation: Paul's Jewish identity and Ephesians SNTSMS
1000 Jesus, Paul and the Gospels Jesus, Paul and the Gospels
1000 Paul and the Crucified Christ in Antioch: Maccabean Martyrdom and Galatians 1 and 2 Paul and the Crucified Christ in Antioch: Maccabean Martyrdom and Galatians 1 and 2 SNTSMS
1000 Leadership and Lifestyle: The Portrait of Paul in the Miletus Speech and 1 Thessalonians Leadership and Lifestyle: The Portrait of Paul in the Miletus Speech and 1 Thessalonians SNTSMS
1000 Paul's Intercessory Prayers: The Significance of the Intercessory Prayer Passages in the Letters of St Paul Paul's Intercessory Prayers: The Significance of the Intercessory Prayer Passages in the Letters of St Paul SNTSMS
1000 The Hermeneutics of Christological Psalmody in Paul: An Intertextual Enquiry The Hermeneutics of Christological Psalmody in Paul: An Intertextual Enquiry SNTSMS
1000 Discerning the Spirits: Theological and Ethical Hermeneutics in Paul Discerning the Spirits: Theological and Ethical Hermeneutics in Paul SNTSMS
1000 Paul, the Stoics and the Body of Christ Paul, the Stoics and the Body of Christ SNTSMS
1000 Paul and the Language of Scripture: Citation Technique in the Pauline Epistles and Contemporary Literature Paul and the Language of Scripture: Citation Technique in the Pauline Epistles and Contemporary Literature SNTSMS
1000 Second Corinthians in the Perspective of Late Second Temple Judaism Second Corinthians in the Perspective of Late Second Temple Judaism CRINT
1000 Four Views on the Apostle Paul Four Views on the Apostle Paul CBT
1000 Bowing before Christ - Nodding to the State? Reading Paul Politically with Oliver O'Donovan and John Howard Yoder Bowing before Christ - Nodding to the State? Reading Paul Politically with Oliver O'Donovan and John Howard Yoder LNTS
1000  Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation
1000 The Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekklēsia: Greco-Roman Associations in Comparative Context The Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekklēsia: Greco-Roman Associations in Comparative Context SNTSMS
1000 Discipleship in the Ancient World and Matthew's Gospel Discipleship in the Ancient World and Matthew's Gospel
1000 The Church's Guide for Reading Paul: The Canonical Shaping of the Pauline Corpus The Church's Guide for Reading Paul: The Canonical Shaping of the Pauline Corpus
1000 Dictionary of Paul and His Letters: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship Dictionary of Paul and His Letters: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship IVPBDS
1000 Illustrated Life Of Paul Illustrated Life Of Paul
1000 Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul Defending Substitution: An Essay on Atonement in Paul ASBT
1000 The Church according to Paul: Rediscovering the Community Conformed to Christ The Church according to Paul: Rediscovering the Community Conformed to Christ
1000 Paul at the Crossroads of Cultures: Theologizing in the Space Between Paul at the Crossroads of Cultures: Theologizing in the Space Between LNTS
1000 Paul, Scribe of Old and New Intertextual Insights for the Jesus-Paul Debate Paul, Scribe of Old and New Intertextual Insights for the Jesus-Paul Debate LNTS
1000 'God is One' The Function of 'Eis ho Theos' as a Ground for Gentile Inclusion in Paul's Letters 'God is One' The Function of 'Eis ho Theos' as a Ground for Gentile Inclusion in Paul's Letters LNTS
1000 Chapters in a Life of Paul Chapters in a Life of Paul
1000 Narcissist Universalism: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Paul's Epistles Narcissist Universalism: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Paul's Epistles LNTS
1000 Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings Neglected Endings: The Significance of the Pauline Letter Closings LNTS
1000 Is Paul also among the Prophets? An Examination of the Relationship between Paul and the Old Testament Prophetic Tradition in 2 Corinthians Is Paul also among the Prophets? An Examination of the Relationship between Paul and the Old Testament Prophetic Tradition in 2 Corinthians LNTS
1000 Paul and His Recent Interpreters Paul and His Recent Interpreters
1000 What Saint Paul Really Said: Was Paul of Tarsus the Real Founder of Christianity? What Saint Paul Really Said: Was Paul of Tarsus the Real Founder of Christianity?
1000 The Community, the Individual and the Common Good: 'To Idion' and 'To Sympheron' in the Greco-Roman World and Paul The Community, the Individual and the Common Good: 'To Idion' and 'To Sympheron' in the Greco-Roman World and Paul LNTS
1000 A Cosmopolitan Ideal: Paul's Declaration 'neither Jew nor Greek, neither Slave nor Free, nor Male and Female' in the Context of First-Century Thought A Cosmopolitan Ideal: Paul's Declaration 'neither Jew nor Greek, neither Slave nor Free, nor Male and Female' in the Context of First-Century Thought LNTS
1000 Thinking through Paul: A Survey of His Life, Letters, and Theology Thinking through Paul: A Survey of His Life, Letters, and Theology
1000 Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation and Mission (The Gospel and Our Culture Series) Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation and Mission (The Gospel and Our Culture Series)
1000 Paul's Financial Policy: A Socio-Theological Approach Paul's Financial Policy: A Socio-Theological Approach LNTS
1000 Studies in the Pauline Epistles: Essays in Honor of Douglas J. Moo Studies in the Pauline Epistles: Essays in Honor of Douglas J. Moo
1000  Paul and the Gift Paul and the Gift
1000 Paul's Theology of Preaching: The Apostle's Challenge to the Art of Persuasion in Ancient Corinth Paul's Theology of Preaching: The Apostle's Challenge to the Art of Persuasion in Ancient Corinth
1000 The Chosen People: Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism The Chosen People: Election, Paul and Second Temple Judaism
1000 Spirit and Word: Dual Testimony in Paul, John and Luke Spirit and Word: Dual Testimony in Paul, John and Luke LNTS
1000 Paul Among the Apocalypses?: An Evaluation of the ‘Apocalyptic Paul’ in the Context of Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature Paul Among the Apocalypses?: An Evaluation of the ‘Apocalyptic Paul’ in the Context of Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature LNTS
1000 Paul's Large Letters: Paul's Autographic Subscription in the Light of Ancient Epistolary Conventions Paul's Large Letters: Paul's Autographic Subscription in the Light of Ancient Epistolary Conventions LNTS
1000 Paul's New Perspective: Charting a Soteriological Journey Paul's New Perspective: Charting a Soteriological Journey
1000 Opening Paul's Letters: A Reader’s Guide to Genre and Interpretation Opening Paul's Letters: A Reader’s Guide to Genre and Interpretation
1000 Paul and Rabbinic Judaism: some rabbinic elements in Pauline theology (S.P.C.K. Large Paperbacks 5) Paul and Rabbinic Judaism: some rabbinic elements in Pauline theology (S.P.C.K. Large Paperbacks 5)
1000 According to Paul: Studies in the Theology of the Apostle According to Paul: Studies in the Theology of the Apostle
1000 New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought SNTSMS
1000 Theological Issues in the Letters of Paul Theological Issues in the Letters of Paul
1000 Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme (New Studies in Biblical Theology 13) Thanksgiving: An Investigation of a Pauline Theme (New Studies in Biblical Theology 13)
1000 End of the Age Has Come, The End of the Age Has Come, The
1000 Paul: An Introduction to His Thought Paul: An Introduction to His Thought
1000 Paul and Palestinian Judaism: A Comparison of Patterns of Religion Paul and Palestinian Judaism: A Comparison of Patterns of Religion
1000 God's Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul God's Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul
1000 Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor NSBT
1000 Galatians and Christian Theology: Justification, the Gospel, and Ethics in Paul's Letter Galatians and Christian Theology: Justification, the Gospel, and Ethics in Paul's Letter
1000 Theology and Ethics in Paul Theology and Ethics in Paul NTL
1000  Paul, Women, and Wives Marriage and Women’s Ministry in the Letters of Paul Paul, Women, and Wives Marriage and Women’s Ministry in the Letters of Paul
1000 Paul, Judaism, and Judgment According to Deeds Paul, Judaism, and Judgment According to Deeds SNTSMS
1000 Paul and the Power of Sin: Redefining 'Beyond the Pale' Paul and the Power of Sin: Redefining 'Beyond the Pale' SNTSMS
1000 Paul's Gift from Philippi: Conventions of Gift Exchange and Christian Giving Paul's Gift from Philippi: Conventions of Gift Exchange and Christian Giving SNTSMS
1000 Belly and Body in the Pauline Epistles Belly and Body in the Pauline Epistles SNTSMS
1000 Paradise Now and Not Yet: Studies in the Role of the Heavenly Dimension in Paul's Thought with Special Reference to his Eschatology Paradise Now and Not Yet: Studies in the Role of the Heavenly Dimension in Paul's Thought with Special Reference to his Eschatology SNTSMS
1000  Paul, the Pastoral Epistles, and the Early Church Paul, the Pastoral Epistles, and the Early Church LPS
1000  Paul in Acts Paul in Acts LPS
1000 The Concept of Purity at Qumran and in the Letters of Paul The Concept of Purity at Qumran and in the Letters of Paul SNTSMS
1000 Angels and Principalities: The Background, Meaning and Development of the Pauline Phrase hai archai kai hai exousiai Angels and Principalities: The Background, Meaning and Development of the Pauline Phrase hai archai kai hai exousiai SNTSMS
1000 New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought SNTSMS
1000 Purpose and Cause in Pauline Exegesis: Romans 1.16-4.25 and a New Approach to the Letters Purpose and Cause in Pauline Exegesis: Romans 1.16-4.25 and a New Approach to the Letters SNTSMS
1000 Soma in Biblical Theology With Emphasis on Pauline Anthropology Soma in Biblical Theology With Emphasis on Pauline Anthropology SNTSMS
1000 Matthew and Paul: A Comparison of Ethical Perspectives Matthew and Paul: A Comparison of Ethical Perspectives SNTSMS
1000 The Meaning of Righteousness in Paul: A Linguistic and Theological Enquiry The Meaning of Righteousness in Paul: A Linguistic and Theological Enquiry SNTSMS
1000 The Pauline Churches: A Socio-Historical Study of Institutionalization in the Pauline and Deutrero-Pauline Writings The Pauline Churches: A Socio-Historical Study of Institutionalization in the Pauline and Deutrero-Pauline Writings SNTSMS
1000 Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature: Volume 1: Paul and the Jewish Law: Halakha in the Letters of the Apostle to the Gentiles Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature: Volume 1: Paul and the Jewish Law: Halakha in the Letters of the Apostle to the Gentiles CRINT
1000  Paul, His Letters, and Acts Paul, His Letters, and Acts LPS

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