Gordon D. Fee, Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, ), pages, ISBN Gordon D. Fee. On Pauline Perspectives, Matthew Montonini has news of 81 pages worth of sample pages from Gordon Fee’s new book on Pauline. This will be the first post in an ongoing review and summary of Gordon Fee’s Pauline Christology. This book is an attempt to see Paul’s.

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Hendrickson,pages, ISBN Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Linzey is the chief editor of the Modern English Version Bible translation. The author provides a detailed analysis of the letters of Paul individually, exploring the Christology of each one, and then attempts a synthesis of the exegetical work into a biblical Christology of Paul.

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The vast amount of data on Christ in Paul’s hordon makes such a survey much more challenging and impossible to analyze every single passage in as much depth as one would hope. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it via e-mail.

Jesus is an object of worship, to whom Paul is completely devoted. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This work, encyclopedic in its length and format, goes a girdon way toward making up for such neglect.

That evidence would be 1 Thessalonians.

In fact, this would be a terrific book to give to anyone questioning whether early Christianity is somehow different from the ideas held by Christians today. Fee’s very thorough and very well researched book provides a solid refutation of such arguments. The study of each letter is then organized according to the Christological themes that emerge from the exegesis of that letter.

Chapter 12 deals with Christ as the preexistent and incarnate Savior — Fee also explores the relationship between Christ and the Spirit and considers the Person and role of the Spirit in Paul’s thought. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. All these elements with the exception of the fourth are picked up in Col 1: This distinction is not one that Paul makes, as Fee notes: Readers who anticipate a work that parallels his work on the Spirit in Paul might be a bit disappointed.


This is no cursory treatment of the subject matter.

Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study

Jesus is an object of worship, to whom Paul is completely devoted. Even byDunn argued that Paul was the “‘halfway house’ between an early low Christology and the chrisfology high Christology of John and Hebrews” p Much more could be said about these verses —3but as Fee notes: Baker Academic; Reprint edition July 1, Language: He is author of many books James F.

The next major cchristology concerns the ways in which Jesus as Lord now assumes roles reserved for God alone, such as eschatological judge What he said in one of his later letters serves as a kind of motto for his entire Christian life: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I suspect that this book will become the textbook for many college classes on the subject.

MateraTheological Studies Book Reviews “Fee’s work is a welcome and worthy exegetical and theological treatment of an important subject. Log In Sign Up. One of Fee’s aims is to counter the tendency in New Testament scholarship to downplay Pauline Christology.

This book and the new book by Bowman and Komoszewski “Putting Jesus In His Place” should end the critic’s claims that Jesus wasn’t thought of as christoloyy until the 3rd or 4th centuries. Fee also has some very interesting chapters on Jesus being regarded as the Jewish Messiah from the beginning and on the development of the idea of the Trinity, which Fee argues he finds good evidence for in Paul’s writings.

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In addition, Paul celebrates Gentile inclusion with the echoing of both dimensions of the exodus. A Christmas Truce Fall It is valuable for the data it collects, the methodology it carefully explains and follows, the detail of its exegesis, and the forthrightness of its conclusions.


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Although one may have a few quibbles with some of the conclusions reached here, Fee has still managed to offer compelling readings of key texts, all the while filling a large lacuna in Pauline scholarship. It seems strange to realize it now, but about years ago scholars such as Bousset, and others in the “history of religions” school, thought that early Christianity was hugely influenced by hellenistic ideas.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Nevertheless, the book is a goldmine of information and deserves to be on every pastor’s and NT scholar’s shelf.

Under each heading, Fee provides the passage in Greek and his own translation of it. Fee dialogues with an impressive range of international authors. Click here to sign up. For anyone involved in undergraduate Pauline studies in particular, this book is a ‘must read.

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Fee has included English translations of the Greek and Hebrew which will make it more accessible to the non-specialist I was sceptical about his paulinne about there being no major work dealing with this topic; upon further research, I am convinced. MontoniniReview of Biblical Literature. For lay persons who are interested in this type of work, Dr. MartinInterpretation “This is an ambitious book and an important and useful one.

It will at once crhistology its place as the major study of this crucial topic, and its innovative proposals regarding some of the texts will stimulate a lively ongoing debate.