Paul's Language of Grace in
its Graeco-Roman Context

By James R. Harrison
December 2003
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3-16-148097-X
455 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$127.50 Paper Original

The author discusses Grace in its cognate in the inscriptions, papyri, Jewish literature and the popular philosophers. Paul's approach to divine and human grace in then explored against the backdrop of the Graeco-Roman reciprocity. Contents include: Paul and the Reign of Grace, the Role of Charis in the Inscriptions, the Role of Charis in the Papyri, the Role of Charis in First-Century Judaism, the Role of Charis in the Philosophers, Paul and Divine Beneficence, Paul and Human Beneficence, Conclusion.

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2, No. 172

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