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Author Williams, Martin (Martin Patrick)

Title The Doctrine of Salvation in the First Letter of Peter / Martin Williams
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages)
Series Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series, 149 ; v. 149
Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies) ; 149
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Salvation in 1 Peter; 2. The situation of the addressees; Part I Methodology; 1 Theological-critical exegesis; 1. Introduction; 2. New Testament studies and systematic theology; 3. Why do theological interpretation?; It is true to the nature of Scripture.; We do it anyway so let's do it well.; 4. Theological interpretation; 'Ruled reading' approach; 'Literal sense' approach; 'Literal sense exegesis'; Intercanonical conversation (conference table 1); Intercatholic conversation (conference table 2)
5. ConclusionPart II Literal Sense Exegesis; 2 Chosen for Salvation; 1. 1 Peter 1:1-2: chosen by God: the basis, means, and purpose of election; Context; Structure; Content; The believers' status as 'elect' (1:1); The basis, means, and purpose of election (1:2); The means of the believer's election (1:2b):?v???as#x00B5;? p?e?#x00B5;at??; The purpose of the believer's election (1:2c); Summary; 2. 1 Peter 2:4-10: election and rejection: Christ, believers, and unbelievers; Context; Content; Jesus the Elect-Rejected Stone (vv. 4, 6-8a)
Future salvation as hope and inheritance (1:3-5)
Ka??? up???d?k??The nature of Christ's redemptive suffering (3:18ab); Summary; 4 Rebirthed unto salvation; 1. 1 Peter 1:3: 'God has caused you to be born anew': the nature, basis, and goal of the new birth; Context; Content; The nature of the new birth; The basis of the new birth; The goal of the new birth; SUMMARY; 2. 1 Peter 1:23-25: 'You have been born anew': the role of the word of God in the new birth; Context; Content; Summary; 5 The expectation of salvation; 1. Context; 2. Content
The effect of Christ's redemptive work (v. 18b)Summary; 2. 1 Peter 2:21-25: 'Christ' s suffering as sin-bearing'; Context; Content; Christ's suffering as exemplary (vv. 21-3); Its nature (v. 21a-c); Its purpose (vv. 21d-23).; Christ's suffering as substitutionary (vv. 24-5); Its nature (v. 24a); Its purpose (v. 24b-c); Its result (vv. 24d-25). You have been healed (v. 24d); You have been returned (v. 25); Summary; 3. 1 Peter 3:18a-c: 'Christ's suffering as sacrificial'; Context; Content; The nature of Christ's redemptive suffering (3:18ab)
Unbelievers as 'elect' (v. 8bc)Believers the elect people of God (vv. 5, 9-10); The nature of the believers' election (vv. 5, 9a-d); The purpose of the believers' election (vv. 5e, 9e).; The result of the believers' election (v. 10); Jesus the Elect-Rejected Stone (vv. 4, 6-8a); Unbelievers as 'elect' (v. 8bc); Summary; 3 The provision of salvation; 1. 1 Peter 1:18-19: 'Christ's suffering as redemptive'; Context; Content; The nature of Christ's redemptive work (vv. 18-19)
Summary Provides an invaluable theological discussion of the concept of salvation in the first letter of Peter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bible. Peter, 1st -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Salvation -- Biblical teaching.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511760191 (electronic bk.)
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