English summary: The study argues that the issue of character (ethos) is the key to understanding Paul's argument in 2 Corinthians. Paul draws on the ethos of Jesus throughout the letter in order to defend his own way of being an apostle and to exhort the Corinthians to take on the character of Jesus. Italian description: Il carattere di Gesu. Studio di Thomas Stegman, che mostra come la questione del carattere (ethos) sia la chiave di comprensione dell'argomentazione paolina nella seconda lettera ai Corinzi.
About the Author
Thomas D. Stegman, is an assistant professor of New Testament at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A. He completed the ph.d. program in New Testament Studies at Emory University in 2003. His dissertation was directed by L.T. Johnson.