The purpose of this study document is to give class members some background on a theological shift that has been “in the works” among serious theologians for many years. It is not intended to be an academic paper, but hopefully it reflects, with some accuracy, the intent of various biblical scholars quoted herein. In many seminaries, The New Perspective on Paul has become an integral part of the curriculum. Therefore, sooner or later, laypersons will be hearing more about it. Hopefully, for some of you, this document and the class discussion will give you a head start.
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