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Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book brings together sixteen originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 1 Corinthians and published between 1976 and 1993. As the series develops there are more frequent ... More


Interpolations in 1 Corinthians

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.00016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

After a discussion of the validity of the methodology normally used to determine interpolations, i.e. additions to a text after it had left its author's hands, the chapter passes in review thirteen ... More


Body Work: Slavery and the Pauline Churches

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136098
eISBN:
9780199834228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the urban settings of Paul's ministry, slaves he encountered were likely to be engaged in a variety of occupations, from production of commodities to bookkeeping to domestic service. Because ... More


Through Whom? Messianic and Demonic Mediation in 1 Corinthians 8–10

Sean M. McDonough

in Christ as Creator: Origins of a New Testament Doctrine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199576470
eISBN:
9780191722585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576470.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The book now moves from the origins of the doctrine to its use in the New Testament. The creation formula in 1 Cor. 8: 6 has generally been treated in isolation from Paul's broader discussion of idol ... More


Macedonia and Illyricum

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Titus reported that the Severe Letter had the desired impact, but that the atmosphere of the community at Corinth was being poisoned by continuous carping criticism of Paul stemming from an alliance ... More


Conversations with Corinth

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Reports on the situation at Corinth convinced Paul that the root of most of the problems lay with the Spirit-people who had misunderstood Apollos. In 1 Cor, Paul brutally attacks this group, ... More


Conclusion

Nathan MacDonald

in Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Recent scholarship on food in the New Testament has tended to highlight the relationship of Christian and Jewish meals in the first century AD to Graeco-Roman meals. This too often obscures the ... More


Reclaiming Paul: The Image of Paul in 3 Corinthians

Benjamin L. White

in Remembering Paul: Ancient and Modern Contests over the Image of the Apostle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199370276
eISBN:
9780199370290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370276.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 5 explores the image of Paul constructed in 3 Corinthians, a late second-century, proto-orthodox Pauline pseudepigraphon. The interplay between image construction and textual interpretation ... More


Redressing Bodies in Corinth: Racial/Ethnic Politics and Religious Difference in the Context of Empire

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes a political ideology representing the nation of the United States as a body threatened by infection. David Palumbo-Liu describes it as having a particular discursive formation ... More


 Neither Married nor Given in Marriage: Singleness and Salvation History

Jana Marguerite Bennett

in Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines Augustine's thoughts on singleness via salvation history. Many have held, following Paul in 1 Corinthians 7, that celibacy is the better state of life for Christians, and the ... More


On Grief: Roman Corinth and 1 Corinthians

Laura Salah Nasrallah

in Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Judith Butler and Claudia Rankine investigate grief as political, asking who is grievable. Corinth was characterized as a city of grief because of its destruction by the Roman general Mummius, an ... More


Melancholia in Diaspora: Reading Paul’s Psycho-Political Operatives in 1 Corinthians

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explains that the suggestion of St. Paul as a shaman, who negotiates between identities, knowledge, as well as body and spirit, leads to the multiple liminalities or inbetween-nesses ... More


What Is Resurrection?

Outi Lehtipuu

in Debates over the Resurrection of the Dead: Constructing Early Christian Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724810
eISBN:
9780191792274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724810.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Understanding what “resurrection” means in different sources forms the keynote to the analysis of the early Christian resurrection debates. This chapter treats an array of early Jewish and Christian ... More


Pistis and the Earliest Christian Preaching

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter examines Paul’s treatment of pistis in 1 Thessalonians and 1 and 2 Corinthians, seeking to understand what Paul borrows from Jewish and Graeco-Roman mentalité and where he breaks new ... More


The Appearances of the Risen Jesus

Richard Swinburne

in The Resurrection of God Incarnate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257461
eISBN:
9780191598616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257469.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Gospels, Acts, and Epistles, while all agreeing that Jesus rose from the dead and appeared to his followers, give different accounts of to whom Jesus appeared, where, and when. The account that ... More


Journey's End: The Triumph of Good and Universal Salvation

Mark S. M. Scott

in Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841141
eISBN:
9780199949809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841141.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The sixth chapter examines Origen's universalism. It argues that the story of his theodicy ends with the annihilation of evil when God will be all in all. It clarifies the ambiguity in Origen's ... More


An End to Wisdom

Michael C. Legaspi

in Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190885120
eISBN:
9780190885151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885120.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

For Paul and the Gospel writers, “wisdom” is problematic. On the one hand they propound something that is clearly wisdom-like. On the other hand the New Testament writers identify the death and ... More


Precursors and Emergence

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The holy fool has his distant roots both in the Old Testament prophet and in the Cynic philosopher, yet, he fundamentally differs from both. Orthodox students of holy foolery always cite the famous ... More


Unveiling the European Woman

Fatima Tofighi

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In recent years, many biblical scholars have tried to uncover the unethical readings of scriptures. Despite the relatively high prevalence of ethical exegesis, the ramifications of biblical ... More


Resurrection and the Ordering of Christian Thought

Martin Westerholm

in The Ordering of the Christian Mind: Karl Barth and Theological Rationality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753124
eISBN:
9780191814808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753124.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 takes up Barth’s suggestions that the resurrection is the key to Paul’s account of the ordering of thought, and examines how Barth thinks that Paul’s theology of the resurrection reorders ... More


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