n HTS : Theological Studies - The expression logikovn ajvdolon gavla as the key to 1 Peter 2:1-3
|Article Title||The expression logikovn ajvdolon gavla as the key to 1 Peter 2:1-3|
|Journal||HTS : Theological Studies|
|Author||Marietjie Du Toit|
|Publication Date||Mar 2007|
|Pages||221 - 229|
This article argues that the author of 1 Peter uses the expression logikovn ajvdolon gavla not as a reference to the word of God as is suggested by many modern scholars (Achtemeier; Boring), but rather to the whole doctrine of Christ resulting in a new way of life (Jobes). The article consists of an overview of First Peter, its authorship and audience and the characteristics of the letter. It discusses the texts of both 1 Peter 2:1-3 and its influence by LXX Psalm 33.
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