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‘A Light to the Gentiles’: the Significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul

James D. G. Dunn

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on the significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul the Apostle. One of the most striking and puzzling features of Paul's writings is his view of his ... More


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

Benjamin L. White

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199370276
eISBN:
9780199370290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370276.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Who was Paul of Tarsus? this book explores debates about the “real” Paul in the second century C.E. and sets these ancient contests alongside their modern counterpart: attempts to rescue the ... More


Introduction

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter introduces readers to the inclusion of the concept of travel in Paul the Apostle's writings and his form of life. The first section is about a declaration of a new age during 17 bc and ... More


The Traumatized Apostle

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter describes the significance of the Apostle Paul's traumas within Christianity as a whole. The writings of Paul left a model of Christian suffering to millennia of Christians who followed ... More


Indigo and Madder, Finger Prints and Brush Strokes: Notes on Six Byzantine Great Deesis Icons of Wadi al-Natrun Monasteries and their Egyptian Origin

Maged S.A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa

in Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun: Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162602
eISBN:
9781617970474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162602.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores in detail some of the Byzantine icons found in Wadi al-Natrun, arguing for their Egyptian origin. Six large Deesis portraits of unknown provenance are preserved in the Coptic ... More


Paul, A Rare Witness to the Religion of Freelance Experts

Heidi Wendt

in At the Temple Gates: The Religion of Freelance Experts in the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190267148
eISBN:
9780190267162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267148.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 redescribes Paul as a freelance religious expert by demonstrating how each of the characteristics and dynamics considered in the previous chapters are attested in his epistles. These ... More


Whether and How: Gentiles and Israel’s “Living God” in Jubilees, Joseph and Aseneth, and Paul’s Letters

Jill Hicks-Keeton

in Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 5 sets Joseph and Aseneth’s intervention in ancient debates about gentile inclusion alongside that of Jubilees and that of the apostle Paul—both of whom also play with the epithet “living ... More


Mother’s Milk as Ethno-religious Essence in Ancient Judaism

John David Penniman

in Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Greek literature from ancient Judaism reflects many of the same strategies and assumptions surrounding food and proper formation found in Greek paideia and Roman family values. Indeed, certain Jewish ... More


Introduction: How the Bible Came to Speak about Homosexuality

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter traces the history of homosexuality in mainline Protestantism. Appearing for the first time in the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the Bible in 1946, in Apostle Paul's ... More


Practicing Paul

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/9780199370276.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 7 concludes that all of the Pauline traditions of the second century deployed selected pieces of an earlier layer of the Pauline tradition while forgetting others. Appeals to particular ... More


“I could read it for myself”: Scripturalization, Slavery, and Agency

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 7 focuses on Equiano’s arrogation of his right and freedom to read scriptures and the world on his own terms, and the implications and ramifications of such in the story.


. Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans

George A. Kennedy

in New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841204
eISBN:
9781469616261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841204.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter starts by looking at 1 Thessalonians from the New Testament of the Bible. Historians believe that Paul the Apostle wrote this letter from Corinth. The book consists of two main parts, ... More


Heidegger’s Paul

Ryan Coyne

in Heidegger's Confessions: The Remains of Saint Augustine in "Being and Time" and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226209302
eISBN:
9780226209449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209449.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a detailed look at Heidegger’s 1920–1921 course entitled “Introduction to the Phenomenology of Religion,” in which the writings of the apostle Paul play a crucial role. Setting ... More


Conclusion

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter reviews the main points made in this book about Paul the Apostle, starting with his belief that he was required to show his ability to resolve the differences with his ... More


Paul the Apostle

Ted Jennings

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

By far the majority of Agamben’s books (about 23) make reference to Paul’s letters, often at key points in discussions of concepts that he finds important for his own work as a thinker of the ... More


Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Laura Salah Nasrallah

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Through case studies of archaeological materials from local contexts, Archaeology and the Letters of Paul illuminates the social, political, economic, and religious lives of those whom the apostle ... More


Nietzsche Versus Paul

Abed Azzam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169318
eISBN:
9780231538978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169318.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an interpretation of Nietzsche’s engagement with the work of Paul the Apostle, reorienting the relationship between the two thinkers while embedding modern philosophy within early ... More


Awakenings:: A Cultural History

Thomas DeGloma

in Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226175744
eISBN:
9780226175911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226175911.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When individuals tell awakening stories, they weigh in on cultural disputes over truth and meaning that emerged during various historical eras and evolved through time. This chapter sketches a ... More


Forgiveness: Jesus and Paul

Ashraf H.A. Rushdy

in After Injury: A Historical Anatomy of Forgiveness, Resentment, and Apology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851972
eISBN:
9780190852009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851972.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that there is a crucial difference in the ways Jesus and the Apostle Paul defined the practice of interpersonal forgiveness, which theologians have largely ignored or downplayed. ... More


Supposed Barriers to Christian Success in the Countryside

Thomas A. Robinson

in Who Were the First Christians?: Dismantling the Urban Thesis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190620547
eISBN:
9780190620578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620547.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Various matters are put forward as obstacles to a Christian mission in the countryside. These are the focus of this chapter, from the conservative nature of the countryside, to the linguistic ... More


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