First Corinthians: 1-4 In Light of Jewish Wisdon Traditions - Christ, Wisdom and Spirituality (Studies in Bible & Early Christianity v. 42)

First Corinthians: 1-4 In Light of Jewish Wisdon Traditions - Christ, Wisdom and Spirituality (Studies in Bible & Early Christianity v. 42)

By: Jeffrey S. Lamp (author)Hardback

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This work explores the influence of Jewish wisdom traditions on Paul's thought and ideology. It gives attention to the social dimensions of the wisdom tradition and Paul's focus on the proper exercise of wisdom in the social relations of the Corinthian community.

Contents

Part 1 An overview of Israel's wisdom tradition: toward an understanding of wisdom; literary features of wisdom; wisdom in the religion of Israel; wisdom in postbiblical Judaism. Part 2 The personification of wisdom in Jewish thought. Part 3 Wisdom among the Corinthians: city of Corinth and its people; Paul and the Corinthians; wisdom of the Corinthians; gnosticism; Jewish wisdom speculations; Greco-Roman rhetoric. Part 5 Christ, wisdom and spirituality: Jesus and wisdom in early Christian thought; the text. Part 5 Summary and conclusions. Appendix - wisdom categories and christological predicates.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773478336
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773478336
  • ISBN10: 0773478337

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