ISBN : 9780190889180
Paul and the Gentile Problem provides a new explanation for the apostle Paul's statements about the Jewish law. Instead of understanding his arguments against circumcision to be criticisms of Judaism or the law, this book makes the case that Paul meant to oppose gentile judaizing.
Part One: Jewish Universalism and the Gentile Problem
Chapter One: Jewish Solutions to the Gentile Problem
Chapter Two: The Gentile Identity of the So-Called Jew in Romans
Chapter Three: Do You Not Hear the Law?
Part Two: Abraham's Seed and the Gentile Solution
Chapter Four: Gentile Sons and Seed of Abraham
Chapter Five: Abraham, the Promised Pneuma, and the Gentile Solution