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Paul and the rhetoric of reversal in 1 Corinthians : the impact of Paul's gospel on his macro-rhetoric

Paul and the rhetoric of reversal in 1 Corinthians : the impact of Paul's gospel on his macro-rhetoric

Author: Matthew R Malcolm
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 155.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
I argue that 1 Corinthians is a unified composition that exhibits kerygmatic rhetoric. That is, Jewish and Greco-Roman resources are brought into the service of an overall arrangement that is creatively suggested by Paul's kerygma of the Messiah who died, rose, and awaits cosmic manifestation. In particular, I demonstrate that the Jewish motif of dual reversal, whereby boastful rulers are destined for destruction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Paulus, Apostel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew R Malcolm
ISBN: 9781107032095 1107032091
OCLC Number: 835110083
Description: xvi, 305 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The kerygma of reversal --
The unity and coherence of 1 Corinthians --
1 Corinthians 1-4 : divisive boasting over human leaders is set against the present inhabitation of Christ's cross --
1 Corinthians 5-14 and Paul's ethics 'in the Lord' --
1 Corinthians 15 : pessimism for the dead is set against the future inhabitation of Christ's resurrection --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 155.
Responsibility: Matthew R. Malcolm.

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Biblical scholars have widely discussed 1 Corinthians, but there has been no consensus on its arrangement and central theme. Malcolm analyses Paul's rhetoric of 'reversal' - why he leaves the topic  Read more...
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'This is a rich, well-researched, and clearly written study. It also is persuasive throughout, and it makes balanced judgments based on the textual evidence of the epistle. This is likely to become a Read more...

 
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