Paul and the Discourse of Power

Paul and the Discourse of Power

by Sandra Hack-Polaski
     
 

Drawing on postmodern theory's insights regarding discourse, ideology and power, this book explores the ways in which Paul navigated fluctuating and complex relationships of power with his churches, contributing to a discourse that defined the power dynamics of early Christianity. With respect to his own converts as well as to other leaders of the early church, and

Overview

Drawing on postmodern theory's insights regarding discourse, ideology and power, this book explores the ways in which Paul navigated fluctuating and complex relationships of power with his churches, contributing to a discourse that defined the power dynamics of early Christianity. With respect to his own converts as well as to other leaders of the early church, and in the heart of his theological language, Paul is seen to take part in a discourse that reinforces his apostolic authority.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850759348
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
Biblical Seminar Series
Pages:
151
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Hack Polaski is Assistant Professor of New Testament at the Baptist Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia.

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