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Paul's political strategy in 1 Corinthians 1-4 : constitution and covenant

Author: Bradley J Bitner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015
Series: Society for New Testament Studies monograph series, 163
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume examines 1 Corinthians 1-4 within first-century politics, demonstrating the significance of Corinth's constitution to the interpretation of Paul's letter. Bradley J. Bitner shows that Paul carefully considered the Roman colonial context of Corinth, which underlay numerous ecclesial conflicts. Roman politics, however, cannot account for the entire shape of Paul's response. Bridging the Hellenism-Judaism  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Bitner, Bradley J.
Paul's political strategy in 1 Corinthians 1-4.
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015
XVI, 351 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley J Bitner
ISBN: 9781316104910 1316104915 9781107088481 1107088488 9781107459311 1107459311
OCLC Number: 967413220
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 351 Seiten)
Contents: Part I. Constitution and covenant in Corinth: Paul and politics --
Law and life --
The Corinthian constitution --
Traces of covenant in Corinth --
Constituting Corinth, Paul, and the assembly --
Part II. Constitution and covenant in 1 Corinthians 1:1-4:6: 1 Corinthians 1:4-9 and the politics of thanksgiving --
1 Corinthians 3:5-4:5 and the politics of construction --
Conclusion: comparison of constitutions.
Series Title: Society for New Testament Studies monograph series, 163
Responsibility: Bradley J. Bitner, Oak Hill Theological College.


Drawing extensively on epigraphical and papyrological evidence, this volume interprets 1 Corinthians 1-4 within the first-century politics of thanksgiving and of construction. Bradley J. Bitner  Read more...


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