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By John H. Elliott

"At a time whilst the market-driven church is tempted to accept being little greater than an curiosity staff, anxiously chasing its industry percentage, this little booklet on 1 Peter bargains not anything lower than a brand new imaginative and prescient for the church, that of a quiet leaven, grounded with satisfaction and self belief in its wronged and risen Lord, to whom it leaves the difficulty of all issues. Elliott has fireplace in his abdominal; lower his phrases and so they bleed. Elliott writes with the readability of urgency. the warmth is within the gentle. A memorable book."
--The Rev. Peter Fribley, PhD
Parish pastor, Presbyterian Church U.S.A.

"Affirming that 1 Peter represents from starting to finish a coherent and built-in line of idea, Prof. Elliott seeks to teach in those essays how this pastoral letter, solid to reply to the alienated state of affairs of its readers, employs the conceptuality of the ethical discourse and pivotal values of honor and disgrace that reigned in its modern global. The booklet is a superb creation to Prof. Elliott's seminal paintings in using social-scientific research of this New testomony writing, and may richly present its cautious reader."
--Paul J. Achtemeier
author of one Peter (Hermeneia)

"Elliott, already popular for his paintings on 1 Peter and on social-scientific feedback, right here brings jointly essays that open for the reader the message and the realm of one Peter. this easy, ordinary examining finds the letter in its personal context, in this sort of means that we will be able to applicable its message and values into our own."
--Carolyn Osiek
coauthor of A Woman's position: apartment church buildings in Earliest Christianity

"These vintage reports by way of one of many best interpreters of one Peter can serve either to
introduce the letter to those that comprehend little approximately it and to amplify and improve the certainty of these who already understand it good. right here, as somewhere else, Elliott expertly joins the findings of social-scientific learn with the insights of literary and theological research to explain the 'good information' that's proclaimed during this often-overlooked New testomony writing."
--Victor Paul Furnish
author of the ethical instructing of Paul

John H. Elliott is Professor of latest testomony Emeritus on the collage of San Francisco. between his a number of guides are a house for the Homeless, The go with and Holy, what's Social-Scientific Criticism?, and 1 Peter(Anchor Bible).

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