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Understanding Paul's Ethics : Twentieth-Century Approaches - Brian S. Rosner

Understanding Paul's Ethics

Twentieth-Century Approaches

By: Brian S. Rosner (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th August 1995
ISBN: 9780802807496
Number Of Pages: 392

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This introduction to the study of Paul's ethics collects fourteen essays by notable scholars which, with commentary to the editor, illumine the origin, context, social dimension, shape, logic, foundations, and relevance of Paul's ethics.

Contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
"That Pattern of Teaching": Issues and Essays in Pauline Ethicsp. 1
The Origin of Pauline Ethics: The Scriptures and Jewish Sources?
The Old Testament in the Pauline Letters and in the Pauline Churches (1928)p. 27
The Question of the Content of Paul's Instructions (1981)p. 51
The Context of Pauline Ethics: Social Conditions in the Graeco-Roman World
Interpreting New Testament Ideas (1960)p. 75
Civil Litigation in Secular Corinth and the Church: The Forensic Background to 1 Corinthians 6.1-8 (1991)p. 85
The Social Dimension of Pauline Ethics: The Contribution of the Social Sciences
The Strong and the Weak in Corinth: A Sociological Analysis of a Theological Quarrel (1975)p. 107
The Beginnings of Church Discipline: 1 Corinthians 5 (1991)p. 129
The Shape of Pauline Ethics: Catechisms, Catalogues and Codes
Moral Teaching: The Existence and Contents of "the Ways" (1903)p. 155
Code and Context: A Few Reflections on the Parenesis of Colossians 3:6-4:1 (1987)p. 177
The Logic of Pauline Ethics: Indicative and Imperative
The Problem of Ethics in Paul (1924)p. 195
Being Precedes Act: Indicative and Imperative in Paul's Writing (1988)p. 217
The Foundations of Pauline Ethics: Motivations, Norms and Criteria
The Church in Everyday Life (1980)p. 251
How Paul Developed His Ethics (1992)p. 267
The Relevance of Pauline Ethics: All You Need is Love?
The Formal Ethical Interpretation of Pauline Paraenesis (1960)p. 301
New Testament Social Ethics for Today (1984)p. 337
Seven Questions for Paul's Ethics: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 as a Case Studyp. 351
Suggestions for Further Studyp. 361
Index of Pauline Referencesp. 363
Index of Modern Authorsp. 372
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ISBN: 9780802807496
ISBN-10: 0802807496
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 19th August 1995
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.58