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Adopted into God's Family

Exploring a Pauline Metaphor

Volume 22, New Studies in Biblical Theology

By Trevor J. Burke

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Adopted into God's Family




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Series Preface
Author's Preface
1. Adoption: A Misinterpreted Metaphor?
2. Adoption: Another Soteriological Metaphor for Paul
3. The Origin and Background of Paul's Adoption Metaphor
4. "Abba, Father" and His Family of Adopted Sons
5. God the Son and the Adopted Sons of God
6. Adoption and the Spirit
7. Adoption and Honor
8. Adoption and Living Between the "Now" and "Not Yet"
Appendix: Some Alleged Cases of Adoption in the Old Testament
Index of Authors
Index of Scripture References
Index of Extrabiblical and Classical References

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