By M. Eugene Boring
Identifying the subject of one Peter as how the church is to witness responsibly in a non-Christian international, uninteresting emphasizes the need of a sympathetic historic figuring out of these components of the letter that collide with smooth cultural values and understandings of what Christian dedication and theology require. He supplies exact consciousness, besides, to the narrative international in which this historic author operated, and to the robust confirmation of ecumenism implicit within the letter's amalgamation of traditions stemming from Peter and Paul, respectively.
"Through the years, Professor uninteresting has proven himself to be a grasp of technical exegesis and theology wedded to nice pastoral situation. those dual skills are fittingly delivered to undergo on a brand new testomony record that exhibits a similar union of wealthy theology and pastoral care. certainly, the sober, centrist, but relocating remark squares completely with the sober, centrist, but relocating rfile that's 1 Peter. If this statement is a popularization, then it's a popularization of very excessive quality; an enormous volume of study and perception is made on hand and intelligible to a large public. This remark is not only a rehash of what all people else has stated on 1 Peter. The cutting edge appendix detailing the narrative global of one Peter is on my own definitely worth the expense of admission. All in all, a superb contribution to present-day literature on a regularly overlooked publication of the recent Testament." --John P. Meier, The Catholic collage of the USA, Washington, D.C.
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Abingdon New Testament Commentaries: 1 Peter by M. Eugene Boring