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The Spirit and the Letter

The Spirit and the Letter

A Tradition and a Reversal

The Spirit and the Letter( )
Editor: Fiddes, Paul S.
Bader, Günter
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $136.00
Book Description:

Paul's statement that 'letter kills but the spirit gives life' [2 Corinthians 3.6] has had an extraordinary impact on Christian thought through the ages. It has been read both as affirming the saving power of the new covenant in comparison to the old, and as a key to hidden, spiritual meanings in the text of scripture. It is, however, an ambiguous phrase, followed by a tangled story. This book explores the Pauline distinction both in its original context and in its aftermath in the...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.34 x 9.42 x 1.085 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds

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