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Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

John N Collins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the first comprehensive study of the Greek word “diakonia”, from which the word “deacon” is derived. Diakonia and its cognates appear frequently throughout the New Testament, but its precise ... More


Meetings and Meals: Jerusalem and Antioch

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

After writing his Second Letter to the Thessalonians—with the hope of correcting their misinterpretations of his teaching—Paul himself does not tell what has happened in Thessalonica. However, Paul ... More


In the Language of the Papyri

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Paul provides the earliest and most ample evidence of our cognate words for “diakonia” among the first Christian writers, and the statements in which the words occur are made largely in the course of ... More


Goodwill Ambassadors: African American Athletes and U.S. Cultural Diplomacy, 1947–1968

Damion Thomas

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the “challenges, contradictions, and political nature” of African American sports emissaries during the early Cold War era. Recognizing the impact that Soviet declarations of ... More


Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Matthias B. Lehmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Emissaries from the Holy Land tells the story of a philanthropic network that was overseen by the Jewish community leadership in the Ottoman capital city of Istanbul between the 1720s and the 1820s ... More


Paris, 1789

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains how heavy sea can also serve as a metaphor for Morris's complex private life in Paris, a tangle of money, politics, and romance. Admiring rumors of his success in finance, ... More


Agents of Philanthropy: Emissaries from the Holy Land and the Communities of the Diaspora

Matthias B. Lehmann

in Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The main protagonists of this book, the rabbinic emissaries dispatched from Palestine to raise funds for the Holy Land among the Jews of the diaspora, are the focus of this chapter. The chapter ... More


Maiden Voyage

Joshua A. Fogel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After centuries of virtual isolation, during which time international sea travel was forbidden outside of Japan’s immediate fishing shores, Japanese shogunal authorities in 1862 made the ... More


The Trent and Confederate Independence

Howard Jones

in Blue & Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833490
eISBN:
9781469604497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898574_jones.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the forceful removal of two southern emissaries—James M. Mason and John Slidell—from the British mail packet HMS Trent by the commander of the USS San Jacinto, Captain Charles ... More


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