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By Terrance Callan

ISBN-10: 1498226604

ISBN-13: 9781498226608

ISBN-10: 162564826X

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Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor is a sociorhetorical interpretation of the second one Letter of Peter. utilizing a number of interpretive views and emphasizing the pictorial dimensions of two Peter, Terrance Callan knows the letter as making the next argument: on account that Jesus Christ has given his fans merits, together with the promise of sharing in divine nature, they should make a formal go back for those merits by way of dwelling virtuously; and this in flip will allow them to obtain the success of the promise. The social gathering of the letter is that Peter's loss of life is close to. He writes so the addressees can keep in mind his instructing after his dying. the writer expounds this instructing simply because a few humans don't look ahead to the longer term achievement of Christ's offers and so don't emphasize the necessity for virtuous living.

"This e-book makes use of the hot type of socio-rhetorical observation that the Rhetoric of spiritual Antiquity undertaking is refining within the Society of Biblical Literature. Following the hot layout, Callan provides paintings in development on 2 Peter that expands socio-rhetorical interpretation past its previous emphasis at the texture of texts through framing his statement with sections at the rhetography and rhetorical strength of the textual content. This preview issues absolutely ahead towards the potential for fully-developed remark on texts utilizing this format."
--Vernon okay Robbins, Emory college, Atlanta, GA

"People have puzzled even if socio-rhetorical interpretation, as practiced by means of Vernon okay. Robbins, had a lot except technical terminology so as to add to biblical interpretation. In his paintings Acknowledging the Divine Benefactor, Terrance Callan brilliantly exhibits simply how a lot this system has to give a contribution. He has written a refreshingly new remark on 2 Peter using this attitude, and no matter if readers agree or disagree with this or that interpretation, they're going to without doubt be encouraged to new and deeper puzzling over this letter. The paintings is readable, packed with strong scholarship, theological, and delightfully candid. it's a contribution to the sphere that no critical interpreter of this letter may still cross up."
--Peter H. Davids, Houston Baptist collage, Houston, TX

Terrance Callan is Professor of bible study on the Athenaeum of Ohio in Cincinnati. he's the writer of a number of articles on 2 Peter and the statement on 2 Peter in First and moment Peter (2012). he's additionally the writer of Dying and emerging with Christ: The Theology of Paul the Apostle (2006).

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