The Letters of Paul as Rituals of Worship

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In this interpretation of the corpus of the thirteen New Testament letters attributed to Paul, Heil establishes a connection between communal worship and the New Testament. The author focuses on the key theme of 'worship', understanding it in its most comprehensive sense in the biblical tradition, with the liturgical and the ethical facets of worship held in dynamic interrelationship. The reader is offered a fresh way of reading and listening to the letters of Paul for a deeper understanding of their original purpose and message.