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Paul: Fresh Perspectives (Paul In Fresh Perspective) By N. T. Wright - My Book Notes

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For anybody who is planning on reading some N. T. Wright and want's to know if this book is for them, or if you have read it and want a quick review to keep it fresh, or if you just want to get a quick grip on N. T. Wright's thought, then this post is for you.

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Part 1 - Themes Chapter 1 - Paul's World, Paul's Legacy1.1 IntroductionPaul occupies 3 worlds: Judaism - 2nd temple Judaism; religion, faith, culture and politics.Hellenistic - permeated most of the eastern Mediterranean world - everybody's second language and assumed framework of thought (culture, philosophy and rhetoric). Read Epictetus and compare to Paul.Rome - ideology and burgeoning empire cult. Roman context integrates closely with the other two.

Fourth world - family of the messiah [ecclesia]. Different than all 3 previous worlds.

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