By J Ross Wagner

During this text-critical, literary, and theological research of Paul's interpretation of Isaiah in Romans, it really is argued that Paul's citations and allusions evince sustained and cautious cognizance to major parts of Isaiah, in live performance with different scriptural voices. via an intensive rereading of Isaiah, Paul appropriates those prophetic oracles as prefigurations of his personal undertaking to Gentiles whereas concurrently beautiful to Isaiah as a witness to God's carrying on with constancy to Israel. The ebook examines each one of Paul's citations and allusions to Isaiah, situating them either in the milieu of early Jewish interpretive practices and in the context of Paul's unfolding argument in Romans. This quantity contributes to the present debate approximately early Christian interpretation of scripture by way of tracing the complicated and dynamic interrelationship in Paul's letter of Scripture, theology, and venture. This booklet has additionally been released in hardback, please click on right here for information.

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