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By David G. Horrell

This quantity deals a concise and obtainable advent to one Peter, particularly geared toward undergraduate-level scholars. It offers info at the most probably historic and social atmosphere of this letter, on its literary shape and theological content material, and on concerns all for its interpretation. particularly, this quantity means that 1 Peter is a crucial textual content now not least for the ways that it either displays and constructs early Christian identification, in its relationships with Judaism and the Roman Empire. even though 1 Peter continues to be ignored in comparison with the canonical gospels and the main Pauline letters, Horrell argues that the letter merits even more awareness for the pivotal contribution it makes to the advance of early Christianity and for the ways that it finds this improvement in progress.

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