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Abraham as a Spiritual Ancestor
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Israel Kamudzandu
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on the ideology of the Augustan era of constructing ancestors, this book is about Paul's creative construction of Abraham as a spiritual ancestor of "all" people who have the faith of Abraham and Sarah. The book breaks new accademic grounds on the value of ancestors in a 21st century
Abraham as Spiritual Ancestor
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Israel Kamudzandu
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-22 - Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on the ideology of the Augustan era of constructing ancestors, this book is about Paul's creative construction of Abraham as a spiritual ancestor of "all" people who have the faith of Abraham and Sarah. The book breaks new accademic grounds on the value of ancestors in a 21st century
Abraham as a Spiritual Ancestor in Romans 4 in the Context of the Roman Appropriation of Ancestors
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Israel Kamudzandu
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

This main focus of this dissertation is on the interpretation of Abraham as a spiritual ancestor in the context of the Roman appropriation of ancestors and the implications of perspective for Shona Christians in postcolonial Zimbabwe. In constructing Abraham as a spiritual ancestor, Paul not only builds upon an apologetic
Ancestral Feeling
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Renie Chow Choy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: SCM Press

The language of heritage permeates Scripture, encouraging Christians to approach church history like a family history. But the notion of ancestry also constrains the world’s Catholics and Protestants to trace their confessional descent from Europe, rendering them perpetual latecomers in the historical chain. "Ancestral Feeling" systematically diagnoses the postcolonial problems
Paul's 'Spirit of Adoption' in its Roman Imperial Context
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Robert Brian Lewis
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Robert Lewis examines Paul's use of the phrase “Spirit of Adoption” in Romans 8:12-17 against the background of its Roman Imperial context in order to shed light on interpretation of Paul's Letter to the Romans. Whereas other scholars have explored what Paul may have meant when he uses the term