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Author Pickett, Raymond.

Title The cross in Corinth : the social significance of the death of Jesus / Raymond Pickett
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, [1997]
©1997
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Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 143
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 143
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 TOWARDS A CONTEXTUAL READING OF PAUL''S REFERENCES TO THE DEATH OF JESUS; Chapter 2 THE CROSS AND CHRISTIAN UNITY: 1 CORINTHIANS 1-4; Chapter 3 THE CROSS AND MORAL DISCOURSE IN 1 CORINTHIANS 5-14; Chapter 4 FUNCTIONS OF PAUL''S REFERENCES TO THE DEATH OF JESUS IN 2 CORINTHIANS 4.7-5.19; Chapter 5 THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DEATH OF JESUS: 2 CORINTHIANS 10-13; Epilogue CHRIST CRUCIFIED AND THE CORINTHIAN COMMUNITY; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary Pickett explores how Paul appealed to the death of Jesus in the Corinthian correspondence in order to promote a community ethos and ethic consistent with the ideals and values it symbolized. In so doing, Paul was responding to interpersonal conflicts within the community and criticisms of his ministry-criticisms he saw as founded on Graeco-Roman cultural values of the cultivated elite. His consistent emphasis on the weakness of the cross served to critique social expressions of power in Corinth. More constructively, Paul attempted to secure conduct befitting the gospel by invoking the death of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-221) and indexes
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion.
Jesus Christ.
Jésus-Christ -- Agonie.
Jésus-Christ -- Crucifixion.
Jesus Christus -- Tod.
Paulus (Apostel)
Bible. Corinthians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Corinthians.
Bible. New Testament -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Korintherbrief (I. II.)
Christus' dood.
Corinthiërs (bijbelboeken)
Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567346277
1283196956
9780567346278
9781283196956