Powers of Darkness: Principalities & Powers in Paul's Letters

Powers of Darkness: Principalities & Powers in Paul's Letters

by Clinton E. Arnold Ph.D.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830813360
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 02/03/1992
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 393,531
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Arnold, author of Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul's Letters, earned his Ph.D. at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and has done post-doctoral work at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen in Germany. He is currently associate professor of New Testament at the Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California.

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I: First-Century Belief in the Powers
1. Magic and Divination
2. Greco-Roman and Oriental Religions
3. Astrology
4. Judaism
5. The Teaching of JesusPart II: Paul's Teaching on the Powers
6. What Are the Powers?
7. The Defeat of the Powers at the Cross
8. A New Kingdom and Identity for Believers
9. The Influence of the Powers on Believers
10. Christ and No Other
11. Spiritual Warfare
12. Christ's Final Defeat of the PowersPart III: Interpreting the Powers for Today
13. Reality or Myth?
14. The Powers and People
15. The Powers and Society
Conclusion: Contending with the Powers
Selected Bibliography
Author Index
Index of Biblical Passages
Subject Index

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