5 essential books on Paul

This is the best general introduction to Paul and to his writings. While accessible to beginning students, it reflects a depth of engagement with Paul’s theology and soteriology to which mature students of Paul will return again and again. Keck’s theological approach, shaped in part by his engagement with the work of Ernst Käsemann, to whom the book is dedicated, takes seriously Paul as a pastoral theologian and as one who responded to specific situations in his churches by referring them back to the pivotal event of Christ’s death and resurrection.


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