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New Studies in Biblical Theology - Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Adopted into God's Family: Exploring a Pauline Metaphor (NSBT)

by Trevor J Burke

The relationship between God and his people is understood in various ways by the biblical writers, and it is arguably the apostle Paul who uses the richest vocabulary. Unique to Paul's writings is the term huiothesia, the process or act of being "adopted as son(s)." It occurs five times in three of his letters, where it functions as a key theolo… Read more…