Endurance in suffering : Hebrews 12:1-13 in its rhetorical, religious, and philosophical context (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Endurance in suffering : Hebrews 12:1-13 in its rhetorical, religious, and philosophical context

Author: N Clayton Croy
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 98.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1998 study explores an important passage of Hebrews, which uses the image of an athletic contest and God's fatherly discipline. N. Clayton Croy examines the idea of 'training' which unites the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N Clayton Croy
ISBN: 0521018919 9780521018913
OCLC Number: 60371100
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Emory University, 1995.
Originally published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Description: x, 250 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction, retrospect, and prospect; 2. Athletes and exemplars; 3. Punitive and non-punitive suffering; 4. Endurance in suffering: An interpretation of Hebrews 12:1-13; 5. Summary, conclusions, and theses.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 98.
Responsibility: N. Clayton Croy.
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