Paul, the Corinthians, and the birth of Christian hermeneutics (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Paul, the Corinthians, and the birth of Christian hermeneutics

Author: Margaret Mary Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge univ Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"In a series of exchanges with the Corinthians in the mid-50s AD, Paul continually sought to define the meaning of his message, his body and his letters, at times insisting upon a literal understanding, at others urging the reader to move beyond the words to a deeper sense within. Proposing a fresh approach to early Christian exegesis, Margaret M. Mitchell shows how in the Corinthian letters Paul was fashioning the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mary Mitchell
ISBN: 1107407079 9781107407077
OCLC Number: 851407957
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Corinthian diolkos: passageway to early Christian biblical interpretation --
The agôn of Pauline interpretation --
Anthropological hermeneutics between rhetoric and philosophy --
The mirror and the veil: hermeneutics of occlusion --
Visible signs, multiple witnesses: interpretative criteria in the agonistic paradigm --
Hermeneutical exhaustion and the end(s) of interpretation.
Responsibility: Margaret M. Mitchell.

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This book shows how in the Corinthian letters Paul was fashioning the principles that later authors would use to interpret scripture. This engagingly written demonstration of the hermeneutical impact  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: 'This monograph is beautifully written. Margaret M. Mitchell builds upon her own extensive - indeed, famous studies of the Corinthian correspondence in creating a masterpiece. Read more...

 
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