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Book Description

The Teaching of Paul in Terms of the Present Day
Publication Year:
Hodder & Stoughton
Apostle Paul, Teaching, Christian Doctrine
Copyright Holder:
Public domain
William M. Ramsay [1851-1939], The Teaching of Paul in Terms of the Present Day

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I. Preparatory Questions
  1. Had Paul a Philosophy?
  2. Method and Plan
  3. Is Paul's Philosophy Convincing?
  4. Did Paul see Jesus?
  5. The Hellenism of Paul
  6. The Childhood and Youth of Paul
  7. St. Paul and St. John
  8. The Confident Faith of Paul and John

    PART II. The Thought of Paul
  9. The Basis of Paul's Thought–(1) God is
  10. The Basis of Paul's Thought–(2) God is Good
  11. This Principle is Seen, but cannot be Proved
  12. The Contact with Greek Thought
  13. Comparison with the Confession of Islam
  14. The Promise the Free Gift of God, yet Earned by Man
  15. The Purpose of God
  16. The New Birth
  17. Life is Growth
  18. Christ a Power in Man?
  19. The Alternative–––Torrance,Torrance, David A.: Impersonal Power or Personal God
  20. The Righteousness of God
  21. ls there a Limit to Salvation?
  22. The Idea of Growth and Development in the Teaching of Paul
  23. Righteousness and Sin
  24. The Pagan World of the Roman Empire
  25. The Wrath of God
  26. Sin as a Force and Power over Man
  27. The First Adam and the Second Adam
  28. The Saint as King
  29. Faith as a Power
  30. A Motive Power to Salvation
  31. The Measure and Estimate of Faith
  32. Faith unto Salvation
  33. The Gift of Christ
  34. Metaphor and Truth
  35. The Beginning of Sin in the World
  36. Influence of Contemporary Custom on Paul
  37. The Happy Lot of Man
  38. The Mystery of God
  39. The Suffering of God
  40. The Knowledge of God
  41. Knowledge and Love
  42. Partial and Complete Knowledge
  43. The Rights of Man
  44. Did Paul Teach a Selfish End?
  45. The Family in the Teaching of Paul
  46. Conclusion

    PART III. Subsiduary Questions
  47. The Relation of St. Paul to the Greek Mysteries
  48. The Theory that Paul was an Epileptic
  49. The Hymn of Heavenly Love. ( 1 Cor. xiii.)
  50. The Imprisonment and Supposed Trial of Paul in Rome. (Acts xxviii.)
  51. The Date of the Galatian Letter
  52. The Use of the Word "Mystery" in the Letters
  53. Dr. Deissmann on the Letters of Paul as Literature
  54. Belief and Baptism