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Life and Witness of Peter

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ISBN-10: 0830839828

ISBN-13: 9780830839827

Edition: 2012

Authors: Larry R. Helyer

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Who was Peter and what was his true stature in the early church? For Protestants at least, Peter seems caught between two caricatures: the rustic fisherman of Galilee and the author of two lesser New Testament letters. And in both cases he is overshadowed by Paul.Yet Peter plays a significant role in the Gospels and is an apostolic leader in Acts. And those who study his letters find them filled with theological insight.InThe Life and Witness of PeterLarry Helyer seeks to reinstate this neglected and underestimated apostle to his rightful stature as an early Christian leader and faithful witness to Christ. Arguing for a more confident assessment of the apostle's presence and contribution to…    
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 11/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 329
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Abbreviations
Preface
Background of Simon Peter
Peter in the Gospels: Part One: Call to Confession
Peter in the Gospels: Part Two: Transfiguration to Resurrection
Peter and the Early Church: The Book of Acts
Peter in Paul's Letters
1 Peter: Encyclical to Exiles
Peter's Christology
Christ and the Spirits, Christ and the Holy Spirit
Suffering for Jesus
The People of God
2 Peter: Introductory Questions
Theological Themes in 2 Peter
The Character and Destiny of the False Teachers
Eschatology of 2 Peter
The Rest of the Story: Tradition
The Rest of the Story: Legends About Peter
The Rest of the Story: Peter's Legacy
Name Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index