Flashcards in Central Theology Deck (12)
Whose thesis included a criteria for the central theology?
What were Plevnik's criteria?
'beginning with the centre, we should be able to reach all aspects of Pauline thought'. Effects or contingent themes could not be the centre.
Quote about justification by faith
'The righteous will live by faith'
Where does Paul say that the Jews killed Jesus?
Who started the New Perspective?
Sanders and Stendhal
According to Sanders what does Paul's work describe?
Covenental Judaism rather than merit theology
What evidence is there to suggest Paul agreed that Judaism was a religion of grace?
Romans 4:13, shows Abraham being saved by faith rather than works of law
According to Paul what is the only soteriological imperative?
Faith in God
What was Paul's main teaching?
The 'soteriological equality of Jews and gentiles before God'
Which scholars advocated a Christcentric thesis?
Schackenburg and Fitzmyer
What was Davies' thesis?
The centre of Paul's theology is 'being in Christ' and participation