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1 Peter (New Testament Guides) by David G. Horrell

By David G. Horrell

This quantity bargains a concise and obtainable advent to one Peter, specially geared toward undergraduate-level scholars. It presents info at the most likely ancient and social environment of this letter, on its literary shape and theological content material, and on concerns focused on its interpretation. particularly, this quantity means that 1 Peter is a crucial textual content no longer least for the ways that it either displays and constructs early Christian identification, in its relationships with Judaism and the Roman Empire. even if 1 Peter continues to be ignored in comparison with the canonical gospels and the key Pauline letters, Horrell argues that the letter merits even more awareness for the pivotal contribution it makes to the improvement of early Christianity and for the ways that it unearths this improvement in progress.

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