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Klaus Haacker, a respected expert on Paul's writings, presents a compelling introduction to the theology of the Letter to the Romans. This volume completes Cambridge's successful New Testament Theology series. In keeping with the series, it explores the distinctive ideas and issues of the Epistle at greater length than is possible in commentaries or theological dictionaries. Professor Haacker focuses on themes such as righteousness, suffering and hope and the mystery of Israel in the age of the gospel. Engaging with Paul's rhetoric strategy, he shows how both ancient Rome and the spiritual heritage of Israel provide contexts for the Letter and help us to understand its message to the original readers and its abiding impact on Christianity. The book will be of interest to teachers, pastors, and students of theology and the New Testament.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521434805
ISBN-10: 0521434807
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Pages: 194
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Klaus Haacker

Klaus Haacker is Professor of New Testament Studies at the Barmen School of Theology, Wuppertal, Germany.

Books By Author Klaus Haacker

Theology of Paul's Letter to the Romans by Klaus Haacker

The Theology of Paul's Letter to the Romans

Paperback, November 2003