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int-ch-12-romans - o Death and resurrection Through...

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Most influential writing in Christian theology Romans
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Written from Corinth? o 57–58 CE After Roman Jews return from exile (54 CE) o Paul’s purpose To introduce himself to Roman Christians To establish support for his mission to the Gentiles; some have rejected this mission o Paul’s “collection for the poor” o Paul’s defense to the Jerusalem Christians To solicit support for future mission trip to Spain To effect reconciliation between Jews and Date and Place
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God’s righteousness is demonstrated in Christ as God’s faithfulness to all people o Justification by faith(fulness) God faithfully justifies people who are faithful to God o Obedience of faith(fulness) Adam disobeyed Christ (the new Adam) obeyed God and demonstrated faithfulness to God Imputed righteousness and effective Theological Themes
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Universally available salvation Open to Jews and Gentiles Includes people and creation This is Paul’s main point (according to the New Perspective on Paul)
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Unformatted text preview: o Death and resurrection Through baptism, Christians participate in Christs death and resurrection Past tense: we were reconciled to God Present tense: we are justified Future tense: we will be saved Theological Themes God and Israel All Jews did not follow Christ; God is still faithful This allows Gentiles to come to God Then all Israel will be saved (11:26) o Obedience to earthly government Did Paul experience only good Imperial rule? o Accommodation of the weak Jewish dietary laws are irrelevant to faith(fulness) Theological Themes Greeting and thanksgiving (1:17, 810) o Thesis (1:1617) o Jews and Gentiles under Gods wrath (1:183:20) o Jews and Gentiles receive Gods grace (3:215:21) E.g., Abraham and Jesus o Objections to thesis (chaps. 611) o Exhortations (12:115:13) o Travel plans, greetings, doxology (15:14 16) Outline...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course REL 1005 taught by Professor Burkett during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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