Paul on Marriage and Celibacy: The Hellenistic Background of 1 Corinthians 7

Paul on Marriage and Celibacy: The Hellenistic Background of 1 Corinthians 7

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Overview

Reassesses Paul's thinking on marriage and his place in the history of Christian asceticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521472845
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/02/1995
Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series , #83
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. The motivation for celibacy in 1 Corinthians 7: a review of scholarly opinion; 2. The Stoic-Cynic marriage debate; 3. Stoic and Cynic elements in 1 Corinthians 7; 4. A non-ascetic interpretation of Paul; Bibliography; Indices.

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