Preface; 1. Torah in Israel; 2. Proselyte baptism; 3. I Peter and parallels; 4. The four points; 5. The vocabulary of the pattern; 6. The common pattern; 7. The social-religious unit; 8. The writing of the documents; 9. The reception of the word; Conclusion; Appendix 1. Pliny's letter; Appendix 2. The Colossian catechism; Appendix 3. The Matthaean sermon on the mount.
This book, first published in 1940, presents a series of studies regarding early Christianity and the epistles.