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Magnus Zetterholm

Magnus Zetterholm is associate professor in New Testament studies at Lund University and author of Approaches to Paul: A Student’s Guide to Recent Scholarship (Fortress Press, 2009) and The Formation of Christianity in Antioch (2003); he edited The Messiah: In Early Judaism and Christianity (Fortress Press, 2007).

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Release date: 
January 1, 2015
These chapters explore a number of issues in the contemporary study of Paul raised by questing what it means to read Paul from within Judaism? rather than supposing that he left the practice and promotion of living Jewishly behind after his discovery of Jesus as Christ (Messiah). This is a different question to those which have driven the "New Perspective" over the last thirty years, which still operates from many traditional assumptions about Paul's motives and behavior, viewing them as inconsistent with and critical of Judaism.
Release date: 
April 7, 2009

What distinguishes the "new perspective on Paul" ? and what lies beyond it? What are scholars saying about Paul and the Roman Empire or about the...

Release date: 
July 24, 2007
The Messiah neatly surveys currents of messianic thought in the formative centuries of Judaism and Christianity, providing precision in thinking about...