Results tagged “New Perspective on Paul” from Reformation21

Hearing the Voice of Jesus in the Epistle of James

Article by   June 2009
James D.G. Dunn once referred to the epistle of James as "the most Jewish, the most undistinctively Christian document in the New Testament." [1] We all know that Martin Luther had serious concerns about the content of the epistle of James referring to it as "an epistle of straw" and noting that it contained "nothing of the nature of the gospel." [2] The epistle of James has been saddled with accusations of being "sub-Christian" and bereft of Jesus. On top of all this, the epistle has to be continually defended against charges that it conflicts with the Pauline doctrine of justification by faith alone. continue

Five Arguments Against Future Justification According to Works (Part II)

Article by   June 2009
As a young officer in the U.S. Army, I was once charged with two felony counts for an offense of which I was innocent (the charge was hit-and-run driving because during field operations my tank ran over a jeep that parked behind us in the dark; neither I nor my tank crew were even aware we had backed over it!). continue

Unlocking Romans

Article by   March 2009
Unlocking Romans is a revision of the author's doctoral dissertation. Kirk, recently appointed as assistant professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, claims sympathies not only with the scholarship of E. P. Sanders and N. T. Wright, but also with the biblical-theological projects of Geerhardus Vos, Herman Ridderbos, and Richard B. Gaffin. Kirk applies this attempted synthesis of the NPP and conservative Reformed biblical theology to the question of the role of the resurrection in Romans. continue

Review: Pauline Christology: An Exegetical-Theological Study

Article by   August 2008
Fee begins this volume with an introduction to Pauline Christology, covering issues such as: the definition of Christology, theological difficulty, the modern discussion and other basic matters continue

On Meeting Joe Frazier: The Missing Element of Modern Theology

Article by   April 2008
As an avid boxing fan, as soon as I knew that I was moving to Philadelphia, I emailed the Smokin' Joe Frazier website to let the former heavyweight champ know of my imminent arrival. continue

Paul: In Fresh Perspective

Article by   March 2006
What was Paul's relationship to the Judaism(s) of his day? How Jewish was Paul? Did (and in what way did) Paul critique Israel? In Paul: In Fresh Perspective, N. T. Wright contemplates and presents his answers for questions such as... continue

Justification and Variegated Nomism, Volume 2: The Paradoxes of Paul

Article by   July 2005
The "New Perspective (or Perspectives) on Paul" (NPP) has come to be a mainstay within academic discussions of the apostle Paul, but it has also recently begun to attract attention within the evangelical church. Ministers and teachers cannot help but... continue

Results tagged “New Perspective on Paul” from Reformation21 Blog

The Old Perspective on the Works of the Law

Article by   October 2017
Biblical studies have undergone something of a seismic shift over the past three decades. Noted scholars such as James D.G. Dunn, E.P. Sander and N.T. Wright have questioned whether the theologians of the Reformation have properly understood the theological arguments of... continue
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