Social-Science Commentary On The Letters Of Paul

Social-Science Commentary On The Letters Of Paul

by Bruce J. Malina, John J. Pilch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0800636406

ISBN-13: 9780800636401

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

This latest addition to the Fortress Social-Science Commentaries on New Testament writings illuminates the values, perceptions, and social codes of the Mediterranean culture that shaped Paul and his interactions -both harmonious and conflicted - with others. Malina and Pilch add new dimensions to our understanding of the apostle as a social change agent, his coworkers…  See more details below

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This latest addition to the Fortress Social-Science Commentaries on New Testament writings illuminates the values, perceptions, and social codes of the Mediterranean culture that shaped Paul and his interactions -both harmonious and conflicted - with others. Malina and Pilch add new dimensions to our understanding of the apostle as a social change agent, his coworkers as innovators, and his gospel as an assertion of the honor of the God of Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800636401
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,175,881
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Thessalonians27
I1 Thess 1:1 : letter opening (superscription)30
II1 Thess 1:2-3:13 : about the relationship between the change agents and the Jesus group they formed33
III1 Thess 4:1-5:24 : directives and exhortations45
IV1 Thess 5:25-28 : letter closing : salutation and blessing55
1Corinthians57
I1 Cor 1:1-8 : letter opening (superscription)60
II1 Cor 1:9-6:20 : reaction to a report from Chloe's people62
III1 Cor 7:1-15:58 : response to Corinthian questions85
IV1 Cor 16:5-24 : letter closing : salutations and blessings130
2Corinthians133
I2 Cor 2:14-6:13 : letter 1 : written before the dispute136
II2 Corinthians 10-13 : letter 2 : written during the dispute150
III2 Cor 1:1-2:13 [7:5-16] : letter 3 : written after the dispute162
IV2 Cor 8:1-24 : insert : part of a letter of recommendation for titus about the collection for Jerusalem171
V2 Cor 9:1-15 : insert : part of a letter about the collection for Jerusalem175
Galatians177
IGal 1:1-5 : letter opening (superscription)180
IIGal 1:6-9 : introduction182
IIIGal 1:10-2:21 : Paul defends his honor (form : encomium)183
IVGal 3:1-6:10 : Paul defends his gospel (from : public argument)201
VGal 6:11-18 : conclusion217
Romans219
IRom 1:1-7 : letter opening (superscription)222
IIRom 1:8-10 : letter thanksgiving224
IIIRom 1:11-17 : introduction and travel plans224
IVRom 1:18-32 : they and the Ten Commandments227
VRom 2:1-16 : you Judeans and judging Hellenists232
VIRom 2:17-3:20 : Israelites234
VIIRom 3:21-8:39 : the present time : now239
VIIIRom 9:1-11:36 : recalcitrant Israel263
IXRom 12:1-13:14 : you : Jesus-group values275
XRom 14:1-15:13 : they (the weak) and the Torah commandments282
XIRom 15:15-32 : conclusion and travel plans288
XIIRom 15:33 : letter ending290
XIIIRom 16:1-29 : appendix : letter of recommendation for Phoebe and doxology290
Philippians295
IPhil 1:1-11 : superscription296
IIPhil 1:12-2:15 : body A : Paul's prison circumstances and its significance for the Philippians301
IIIPhil 2:16-3:21 : body B ingroup and outgroup relations308
IVPhil 4:1-23 : concluding remarks316
Philemon321
IPhlm 1-3 : superscription322
IIPhlm 4-7 : thanksgiving : the exordium323
IIIPhlm 8-16 : body of the letter part A : probatio326
IVPhlm 17-22 : body of the letter part B : peroratio328
VPhlm 23-25 : conclusion328
Reading scenarios for the (authentic) letters of Paul331

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