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Temple, exile, and identity in 1 Peter [electronic resource] / Andrew M. Mbuvi.

By: Mbuvi, Andrew M�ut�ua.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 345.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 175 p.).ISBN: 9780567582706 (electronic bk.); 0567582701 (electronic bk.).Other title: Temple, exile and identity in First Peter.Subject(s): Bible. Peter, 1st -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Symbolism in the Bible | Bible -- Reading | Bible. N.T. Peter, 1st. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | Petrusbrief (I.) | Exil (Motiv) | Jerusalem -- TempelGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Temple, exile, and identity in 1 Peter.DDC classification: 227/.9206 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- 'Exile and restoration of Israel' as a background for reading 1 Peter -- 'Temple', 'exile', and 'identity' in Second Temple literature -- Exegetical analysis of temple imagery in 1 Peter -- Implications and conclusions.
Summary: Temple, Exile and Identity in 1 Peter will generate a fresh and perhaps even a new understanding of the main themes of 1 Peter, which include questions of identity, suffering, hope, holiness, and judgment. Mbuvi explores the temple imagery in the epistle of 1 Peter and focuses on the use of cultic language in constituting the new identity of the Petrine community. He contends that temple imagery in 1 Peter undergirds the entire epistle. 1 Peter directly connects the community's identity with the temple by describing it in terms reminiscent of the temple structure. He calls the members of the c.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-161) and indexes.

Introduction -- 'Exile and restoration of Israel' as a background for reading 1 Peter -- 'Temple', 'exile', and 'identity' in Second Temple literature -- Exegetical analysis of temple imagery in 1 Peter -- Implications and conclusions.

Temple, Exile and Identity in 1 Peter will generate a fresh and perhaps even a new understanding of the main themes of 1 Peter, which include questions of identity, suffering, hope, holiness, and judgment. Mbuvi explores the temple imagery in the epistle of 1 Peter and focuses on the use of cultic language in constituting the new identity of the Petrine community. He contends that temple imagery in 1 Peter undergirds the entire epistle. 1 Peter directly connects the community's identity with the temple by describing it in terms reminiscent of the temple structure. He calls the members of the c.

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