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Paul at the crossroads of cultures : theologizing in the space-between

Author: Kathy Ehrensperger
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2013. ©2013
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 456.
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Based on recent studies in intercultural communication Kathy Ehrensperger applies the paradigm of multilingualism, which includes the recognition of cultural distinctiveness, to the study of Paul. Paul''s role as apostle to the nations is seen as the role of a go-between – as that of cultural translator. This role requires that he is fully embedded in his own tradition but must also be able to appreciate and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ehrensperger, Kathy.
Paul at the crossroads of cultures : theologizing in the space-between.
London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, ©2013
xiv, 262 pages
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint; Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, (de Tarse ; saint)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Ehrensperger
ISBN: 9780567466372 056746637X
OCLC Number: 880452608
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Abbreviations; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 At the Crossroads --
in a New Light; 1.2 The Challenge of Translation; 1.3 Hermeneutical Presuppositions and Methodological Issues; 1.4 Terminology; 1.5 Outline, Scope and Limitations of this Study; Part I Setting the Scene: Paradigms and Contexts; Chapter 2 Paradigms of Cultural Encounters: Fusion, Blending or Hybridity?; 2.1 The Judaism/Hellenism Debate Revisited; 2.2 The Concept of 'Hellenism' and its Limitations; 2.3 Postcolonial Concepts of Hybridity, Fusion and Creolization in Pauline Studies. 2.4 The Concept of Hybridity in Critical Discussion2.5 Conclusions; Chapter 3 Linguistic and Cultural Diversityand Identity Formation: Contemporary Approaches; 3.1 Language, Culture and Identity: Complex Networks; 3.2. Bilingualism, Biculturalism and Ethnic Diversity; 3.3 Language Adaptation, Lingua Franca and Identity/Belonging; 3.4 Conclusions; Chapter 4 The Context: Linguistic, Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in the Roman Empire; 4.1 The Function of Greek and Latin in the Roman Empire; 4.2 Linguistic Diversity under Rome; 4.3 Greek, Roman and Other Ways of Life: Cultural and Ethnic Diversity. 4.4 Bilingualism/Biculturalism: Negotiating Identity under Greek and Roman Domination4.5 'Us and Them': Networks and Stereotypes; 4.6 Conclusions; Part II Paul at the Crossroads; Chapter 5 Mapping Paul; 5.1 On the Map of the Imperium Romanum: Israel and the Nations; 5.2 ... in Roman Perspective; 5.3 Paul and his ... ; 5.4 ... in Jewish Perspective; 5.5 Between Israel and the Nations: God-Fearers and Sympathizers; 5.6 Between Cultures and Traditions: the Bicultural Go-Between; 5.7 Conclusions; Chapter 6 Scripture and Tradition: Translating the Narrative. 6.1 The Primacy of Scriptural Tradition and the Challenge of Translation6.2 The Significance of the Greek Translation of the Narrative: the LXX; 6.3 Reclaiming Identity in the Face of Violence and Totalitarian Ideology: Apocalyptic Tradition; 6.4 The Addressees and the Framework of Understanding; 6.5 Israel and the Nations: Unity with a Difference; 6.6 The Pauline Discourse of ... ; 6.7 ..., Fides and the Unity of the Nations; Chapter 7 Identity Formation by Doing: Cult Practice and the Translatability of Rituals; 7.1. Cult Practice --
Pietas/Piety in Action. 7.2 The Role of Cult and Diaspora Judaism7.3 Cult Practice and the Table of the Lord; 7.4 Cult Practice: 'Loss and Gain' in Translation; Chapter 8 Theologizing in the Space-Between; 8.1 Biculturalism, Bilingualism and Diversity in the First Century ce; 8.2 The Narrative and Practice of Belonging; 8.3 'To the Jew first and also to the Greek'; 8.4 Paul's Theologizing: Negotiating Meaning in the Space-Between; Bibliography; Index of Biblical and Other Ancient Sources; Index of Modern Authors.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 456.
Responsibility: Kathy Ehrensperger.

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