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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7628045M
ISBN 10066422234X
ISBN 109780664222345

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  Is the primary purpose of the passage to instruct on the correct use of spiritual gifts or is Paul making a statement about the identity of the Christian community? Michelle Lee examines Paul's instructions in 1 Corinthians against the backdrop of Hellenistic moral philosophy, and especially Stoicism.   Specifically, Paul᾽s method of linking community identity as a body and corporate ethical exhortation is similar to what is found in Stoic paraenesis. This identification sheds light both on Paul᾽s ethical method and on how he conceives of the nature of Pages:   This book seeks to do for the study of Paul and Stoicism what E. P. Sanders did for Paul and Judaism. Instead of making a brick-by-brick analysis, Troels .   St. Paul on Stoicism From the Acts of the Apostles. Some scholars find many traces of Stoicism in the New Testament, particularly in the teachings of the Apostle Paul. One even concludes: “Paul was a crypto-Stoic” (Engberg-Perderson, in Strange & Zupko, ).

Here is the Review of Biblical Literature’s page dedicated to reviews of Troels Engberg-Pedersens Paul and the reviews and and a response from E-P. Here is the page summary: Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Greco-Roman Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Greco-Roman Period, Early Church Origins, Theological Approaches, Biblical.   In Acts chap the apostle Paul is in Athens. He ends up at the place where the Greek philosophers discuss and debate, and ends up giving a long speech to them. Acts tells us that Paul was addressing the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. In the course of this speech, Paul . The starting point of any new pursuit is critical. Stoicism is no difference. Picking up the wrong book can derail even the most interested student. So where should someone start with Stoicism? We decided to put together a short list with three books that will help you both understand Stoicism but also teach you valuable The Stoic Reading List: 3 Must-Read Books To Get You Started Read More». We’ve been talking about Roman Stoics, the most famous by far of the Stoic works is Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations, which is your third book choice. This is probably the most famous book written by a Stoic.

This book seeks to do for the study of Paul and Stoicism what E. P. Sanders did for Paul and Judaism. Instead of making a brick-by-brick analysis, Troels Engberg Pedersen provides the first comprehensive building-to-building comparison of how the two religious/philosophical systems : ST. PAUL AND STOICISM FREDERICK CLIFTON GRANT, B.D. Dixon, Illinois The theory of a dependent relation-ship, one way or the other, between St. Paul and Stoicism is by no means a novelty, nor the offshoot of a recent scholarship. As early as the time of St. Jerome there was in circulation a series of letters purporting to be a correspondence between Paul and. They said this because Paul was preaching the good news about Jesus and the resurrection. New Living Translation He also had a debate with some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. The book was heralded as a ‘masterpiece’ and back in the New York Times wrote on the revival of Stoicism due to the book’s influence.