Paul in Ecstasy: The Neurobiology of the Apostle's Life and Thought

Paul in Ecstasy: The Neurobiology of the Apostle's Life and Thought

by Colleen Shantz
     
 

Colleen Shantz addresses the role of religious experience in Paul's life and letters, demonstrating its importance in Christian origins.See more details below

Overview

Colleen Shantz addresses the role of religious experience in Paul's life and letters, demonstrating its importance in Christian origins.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521866101
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Colleen Shantz is Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of St Michael's College, and in Toronto School of Theology, the consortium of seven theological schools at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. What ecstasy?: an assessment of the misregard; 2. Paul's brain: the cognitive neurology of ecstasy; 3. Paul's voice: parsing Paul's ecstatic discourse; 4. Paul's practice: discerning ecstasies in practice; 5. The whole Paul: a short course in (non-deterministic) complexity.

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