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Paul's Summons to Messianic LifePolitical Theology and the Coming Awakening$
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L. Welborn

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171311

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.001.0001

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Neighbor (A)

Neighbor (A)

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Paul's Summons to Messianic Life
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L. L. Welborn

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.003.0001

This chapter discusses the difficulty of fulfilling Paul's command to love the neighbor stated in Romans 13. It examines Jacob Taubes's exposition of Paul's political theology: Paul's designation of neighbor-love as the fulfillment of the law represents a radical reduction within the primordial core of the Jesus tradition. It then details the struggle of Kenneth Reinhard, Eric Santner, and Slavoj Žižek to discover resources for rethinking the biblical injunction to love the neighbor in a world where the divine throne is vacant. The chapter then sets out the book's main purpose, which is to provide an interpretation of Romans 13:8–14.

Keywords:   Paul, Pauline eschatology, love the neighbor, Romans 13, kairos, neighbor-love, Jacob Taubes, Kenneth Reinhard, Eric Santner, Slavoj Žižek

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