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A companion to Paul in the Reformation / edited by R. Ward Holder.

Holder, R. Ward. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Epistles of Paul > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789047428381
  • ISBN: 9047428382
  • ISBN: 1282601628
  • ISBN: 9781282601628
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 655 pages).
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Paul in the sixteenth century : invitation and a challenge / R. Ward Holder -- Paul and the late Middle Ages / Karlfried Froehlich -- Desiderius Erasmus' representation of Paul as paragon of learned piety / Riemer A. Faber -- Jacques Lefèvre d'Etaples : a humanist or a reformist view of Paul and his theology? / Irena Backus -- Martin Luther's reception of Paul / Mickey L. Mattox -- The rhetorical Paul : Philip Melanchthon's interpretation of the Pauline Epistles / Timothy J. Wengert -- Brenz and Paul / Hermann Ehmer -- God's select vessel and chosen instrument : the interpretation of Paul in late Reformation Lutheran theologians / Robert Kolb -- Paul in early Anabaptism / R. Emmet McLaughlin -- Bullinger and Paul / Peter Opitz -- Calvin's reception of Paul / Barbara Pitkin -- Reception of Paul in Heidelberg : the Pauline commentaries of Caspar Olevianus / R. Scott Clark -- Johann von Staupitz under Pauline inspiration / Jared Wicks -- Cajetan on Paul / Michael O'Connor -- Augustinus Sanior interpres apostoli : Thomas Stapleton and the Louvain Augustinian School's reception of Paul / Wim François -- Antonio del Corro and Paul as the Apostle of the Gospel of universal redemption / Rady Roldan-Figueroa -- Versions of Paul / Vivienne Westbrook -- Honor and subjection in the Lord : Paul and the family in the Reformation / Karen E. Spierling -- Rules proved by exceptions : the exegesis of Paul and women in the sixteenth century / John L. Thompson -- Paul and the care of the poor during the sixteenth century : a case study / Kurt K. Hendel -- Robbing Paul to pay Peter : the reception of Paul in sixteenth century political theology / David M. Whitford.
Summary: The reception and interpretation of the writings of St Paul in the early modern period forms the subject of this volume, from late medieval Paulinism and the beginnings of humanist biblical scholarship and interpretation, through the ways that theologians of various confessions considered Paul. Beyond the ways that theological voices construed Paul, several articles examine how Pauline texts impacted other areas of early modern life, such as political thought, the regulation of family life, and the care of the poor. Throughout, the volume makes clear the importance of Paul for all of the confe.
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