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By Valerie Nicolet-Anderson

utilizing a few of the works of Michel Foucault (1926-1984) as a talk accomplice, Valérie Nicolet-Anderson makes a speciality of the style within which Paul constructs the identification of his viewers in his letter to the Romans. specifically, she analyzes how the notions of autonomy and self-agency functionality for either authors. during this discussion, Valérie Nicolet-Anderson examines even if Paul can nonetheless play a appropriate half in modern discussions round the idea of identification. The method of Paul provides a story examining of Romans and monitors an interdisciplinary hermeneutics which brings jointly New testomony exegesis and post-modern philosophy. the writer constructs a dynamic photograph of Paul as engaged within the shaping of the ethos of his groups via numerous thoughts. She highlights Paul's reality, reflecting the present use of Paul through continental philosophers and invitations extra interdisciplinary mirrored image among exegesis and philosophy.

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