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By John D. Caputo

In his epistles, St. Paul sounded a universalism that has lately been taken up by means of secular philosophers who don't percentage his trust in Christ, yet who regard his venture as centrally very important for modern political existence. The Pauline project―as they see it―is the universality of fact, the conviction that what's precise is correct for everybody, and that the reality might be identified via every person. during this quantity, eminent New testomony students, historians, and philosophers debate even if Paul's promise might be fulfilled. Is the correct paintings of studying Paul to reconstruct what he acknowledged to his audiences? Is it the most important to retrieve the experience of background from the textual content? What are the philosophical undercurrents of Paul's message? This scholarly discussion ushers in a brand new iteration of Pauline studies.

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