Early Christianity and Classical Culture: Comparative Studies in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe

Early Christianity and Classical Culture: Comparative Studies in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe

by John Fitzgerald
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004130225

ISBN-13: 9789004130227

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume contains 28 essays in honor of Abraham J. Malherbe, whose work has been especially influential in exploring modes of cultural interaction between early Jews and Christians and their Graeco-Roman neighbors.  See more details below

Overview

This volume contains 28 essays in honor of Abraham J. Malherbe, whose work has been especially influential in exploring modes of cultural interaction between early Jews and Christians and their Graeco-Roman neighbors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004130227
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Series:
Novum Testamentum, Supplements Series, #110
Pages:
748
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Abbreviations
Preface1
Quod est comparandum: The Problem of Parallels13
A Bibliography of the Writings of Abraham J. Malherbe41
The Deja q'vous of Hippocrates and of Other "Divine Men"49
Making Scents of Paul: The Background and Sense of 2 Cor 2: 14-1771
"In Those Days:" Some Remarks on the Use of "Days" in Matthew 2:1, 3:1, and Luke 2:189
Distinct Lexical Meanings of [alpha][pi][alpha][omicron][chi][eta] in Hellenism, Judaism, and Early Christianity103
Compilation of Letters in Cicero's Correspondence131
A Reexamination of the Epistolary Analysis Underpinning the Arguments for the Composite Nature of Philippians157
The Parable of the Foolish Rich Man (Luke 12:16-20) and Graeco-Roman Conventions of Thought and Behavior181
Radical Altruism in Philippians 2:4197
Transformation of the Mind and Moral Discernment in Paul215
Creation, Shame and Nature in 1 Cor 11:2 16: The Background and Coherence of Paul's Argument237
Civic Concord and Cosmic Harmony: Sources of Metaphoric Mapping in 1 Clement 20.3259
Logos or Sophia: The Pauline Use of the Ancient Dispute between Rhetoric and Philosophy277
The Toppling of Favarinus and Paul by the Corinthiaus291
Rhetoric and Reality in Galatians: Framing the Social Demands of Friendship307
Apostrophe, [Pi][omicron][omicron][delta][omicron][pi][omicron][lambda]'[lambda] and Paul's Rhetorical Education351
Analogy and Allegory in Classical Rhetoric371
The Art of Praise; Philo and Philodemus on Music391
Paul and His Predecessors in the Diaspora: Some Reflections on Ethnic Identity in the Fragmentary Hellenistic Jewish Authors429
The Jewish Paul among the Gentiles: Two Portrayals461
The Cultural Origin of "Receiving All Nation" in Luke-Acts: Alexander the Great or Roman Social Policy?483
Did the Churches Compete with Cult Groups?501
Men, Women and Marital Chastity: Public Preaching and Popular Piety at Rome525
"The Mind is its Own Place:" Defining the Topos555
Nomos Plus Genitive Noun in Paul: The History of God's Law575
Household Rules at Ephesus: Good, News, Bad News, No News589
The Washing of Adam in the Acherusian Lake (Greek Life of Adam and Eve 37.3) in the Context of Early Christian Nations of Afterlife609
Last Wills and Testaments in Graeco-Roman Perspective637
Index of Ancient Sources673
Index of Modern Scholars727

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