Paul, the Interpreter of Christ A.T. Robertson

ISBN: 9781230206479

Published: September 12th 2013

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38 pages


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Paul, the Interpreter of Christ  by  A.T. Robertson

Paul, the Interpreter of Christ by A.T. Robertson
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 38 pages | ISBN: 9781230206479 | 8.19 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I PAUL THEMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I PAUL THE INTERPRETER OF CHRIST I do not try to get away from the Charm of Paul, to use Sir W.

M. Ramsays felicitous phrase. He was a tremendous personality, and a real man is always attractive. But, great as Paul was, our chief interest in him lies in his relation to Jesus Christ. This in itself is not a new theme. The Christology of Paul has received adequate treatment at the hands of Alexander, Bruce, Du Bose, Dykes, Everett, Holsten, Lucas, Monteil, Paterson, Pfleiderer, Schmidt, Somerville, Stevens, and B.

Weiss. I do not purpose to enter the realm of Biblical Theology in this discussion. My aim is a much narrower one than that of Pauls theology, or even his Christology. I mean to keep close to the path of the historical and exegetical and show how Paul came to be the Interpreter of Christ that he was, how his heritage and environment contributed to his progressive apprehension, how the Epistles necessarily reflected Pauls actual experience which served to reveal new aspects of Christ to Paul.

Matheson has ably portrayed the Spiritual Development of St. Paul, and Sabatier has made a brilliant Sketch of the Development of His Doctrine. What I have in mind is rather a combination of these two points of view. It is hardly worth while to pause long to lay ones critical foundations for such a study. To-day everything is challenged by somebody. Dr. T. K. Cheyne produces the tame and labored conclusion that, after prolonged and unbiased research, he has come to the deliberate conviction that such a man as Paul really lived.

We are very grateful for this comforting opinion from the Oxford scholar. No doubt Paul himself is relieved to think that he can now claim historic existence. There is raging at present in Germany a...



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