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Title Paul's world / edited by Stanley E. Porter
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 284 pages)
Series Pauline studies ; v. 4
Pauline studies ; v. 4
Contents Defining the parameters of Paul's world : an introduction / Stanley E. Porter -- The problem of Paul's social class : further reflections / Ronald F. Hock -- Hellenistic schools in Jerusalem and Paul's rhetorical education / Andrew W. Pitts -- Greco-Roman concepts of deity / Ron C. Fay -- Paul and the athletic ideal in antiquity : a case study in wrestling with word and image / James R. Harrison -- Crucifixion in the ancient world : a response to L.L. Welborn / Sean A. Adams -- The languages that Paul did not speak / Stanley E. Porter -- Paul at the ball : ecclesia victor and the cosmic defeat of personified evil in Romans 16:20 / Michael J. Thate -- Paul, the cults in Corinth, and the Corinthian correspondence / Panayotis Coutsoumpos -- Ephesians 5:18-19 and religious intoxication in the world of Paul / Craig A. Evans -- The Letter to Philemon : a discussion with J. Albert Harrill / Tobias Nicklas -- Some rhetorical techniques in Acts 24:2-21 / Craig S. Keener
Summary This volume is concerned with Paul's world. The major question to ask is - what is that world of Paul? In determinable ways, Paul's world is everything in the world in which Paul lived and acted, and hence virtually everything that Paul did. In other words, Paul's world can be defined macrocosmically and microcosmically. As the term is defined in the various essays in this volume, Paul's world includes the surrounding environment in which Paul functioned, including its various religious, social, cultural, literary, rhetorical, linguistic and related phenomena. This volume treats some of the mo
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Subject Paul, the Apostle, Saint.
Civilization, Greco-Roman.
Form Electronic book
Author Porter, Stanley E., 1956-
LC no. 2008016597
ISBN 9047431626 (electronic bk.)
9789047431626 (electronic bk.)