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By David G. Horrell

This quantity bargains a concise and available creation to at least one Peter, in particular geared toward undergraduate-level scholars. It presents info at the most probably historic and social environment of this letter, on its literary shape and theological content material, and on concerns desirous about its interpretation. particularly, this quantity means that 1 Peter is a vital textual content no longer least for the ways that it either displays and constructs early Christian id, in its relationships with Judaism and the Roman Empire. even though 1 Peter is still missed in comparison with the canonical gospels and the most important 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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