Paul and the Stoics

Paul and the Stoics

by Troels Engberg-Pedersen
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Overview

This book seeks to do for the study of Paul and Stoicism what E. P. Sanders did for Paul and Judaism. Instead of making a brick-by-brick analysis, Troels Engberg Pedersen provides the first comprehensive building-to-building comparison of how the two religious/philosophical systems functioned. The book moves through the major letters of Paul (e.g., Philippians, Galatians, and Romans), carefully documenting Paul's indebtedness to Stoic thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664222345
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 07/01/2000
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 922,542
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Troels Engberg-Pedersen is Professor of New Testament at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. He is the author of Paul and the Stoics, winner of a 2001 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Award.

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