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Bibil Identifier bibil:152352
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Fornicator Sins Against His Own Body (1 Cor 6:18c)
Author Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome
Journal Revue Biblique (Volume: 115, Issue: 1)
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 97-104 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Closer attention to the meaning of 'Christ' in this context, and to the relevance of what Paul says elsewhere about homosexuality, reveals 'against hist own body' to be a mere rhetorical flourish and not, as is commonly thought, an assertion of the moral uniqueness of fornication.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Sin
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Body
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 6,18
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