Israel and the Community in Paul (Rom 9-11) the Rule texts from Qumran

Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer

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Abstract

The chapter compares the attitude to "Israel" in Paul's Rom 9-11 and in the rule texts from Qumran. For both "Israel" is a term which indicates not the contemporary Jewish people but the people with whom God made his covenant. In both only part of Israel sees God's will (as interpreted by Paul/ by the community), but while the community accepts that the eschatological Israel will only be those who follow the community, Paul imagines a salvation for all Israel through faith in Christ.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Literature
EditorsJ.-S. Rey
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
Pages277-294
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)978900423007
ISBN (Print)9789004227033
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

Publication series

NameStudies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah
PublisherBrill
Volume102
ISSN (Print)0169-9962

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    Leonhardt-Balzer, J. (2014). Israel and the Community in Paul (Rom 9-11) the Rule texts from Qumran. In J-S. Rey (Ed.), The Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Literature (pp. 277-294). (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah; Vol. 102). Brill Academic Publishers.