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Temple, exile, and identity in 1 Peter / Andrew M. Mbuvi.

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Subject: Bible. Peter, 1st > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Symbolism in the Bible.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567582706
  • ISBN: 0567582701
  • ISBN: 1283200872
  • ISBN: 9781283200875
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 175 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; T & T Clark, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-161) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- 'Exile and restoration of Israel' as a background for reading 1 Peter -- 'Temple', 'exile', and 'identity' in Second Temple literature -- Exegetical analysis of temple imagery in 1 Peter -- Implications and conclusions.
Summary: Temple, Exile and Identity in 1 Peter will generate a fresh and perhaps even a new understanding of the main themes of 1 Peter, which include questions of identity, suffering, hope, holiness, and judgment. Mbuvi explores the temple imagery in the epistle of 1 Peter and focuses on the use of cultic language in constituting the new identity of the Petrine community. He contends that temple imagery in 1 Peter undergirds the entire epistle. 1 Peter directly connects the community's identity with the temple by describing it in terms reminiscent of the temple structure. He calls the members of the c.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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