Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters

Practices of Power: Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters

by Robert Ewusie Moses

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451479935
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 01/04/2014
Series: Emerging Scholars
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 625 KB

About the Author

Robert Ewusie Moses is assistant professor of religion at High Point University and was recently a Visiting DAAD Scholar at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. He has written a number of scholarly articles in biblical studies and is researching the concept of idolatry in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity. This volume is a revision of Moses’ dissertation at Duke University under the direction of Richard B. Hays.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations xi

Part I Hermeneutical Issues

1 Introduction 3

2 Four Models for Interpreting the Powers 9

3 A Proposed Way Forward: Practices 39

Part II Practices for Engaging the Powers in the Pauline Communities

4 Baptism as Deliverance from the Powers: Romans 49

5 Cross-Centered Preaching and Church Discipline as Confrontation with the Powers: 1 & 2 Corinthians 81

6 Bondage Under the Elements: Galatians 119

7 Rescue from the Power of Darkness: Colossians 157

8 Summary: What are the Powers for Paul? 199

Part III A Cross-Cultural Perspective

9 The Powers in Cross-Cultural Context: Africa 215

Reference Works 235

Bibliography 237

Index of Authors 265

Index of Scripture and Ancient Author 271

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