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|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-161) and indexes.
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|| 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.
|| 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.
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