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Following fresh intertextual stories, Kyle B. Wells examines how descriptions of heart-transformation in Deut 30, Jer 31 32 and Ezek 36 educated Paul and his contemporaries' articulations approximately grace and organisation. past advancing our realizing of the way those recovery narratives have been interpreted within the LXX, the lifeless Sea Literature, Baruch, Jubilees, 2 Baruch, four Ezra, and Philo, Wells demonstrates that whereas such a lot Jews during this interval didn't set divine and human company in pageant with each other, their structures differed markedly and this could have contributed to vehement disagreements between them. whereas no longer "sui generis" in each appreciate, Paul's personal convictions approximately grace and employer seem radical because of the means he reconfigures those innovations with regards to Christ."

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