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Bibil Identifier bibil:152369
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) Le rôle de la figure de Paul dans la théologie des épîtres pastorales
Author Redalié, Yann
Journal Revue Biblique (Volume: 115, Issue: 4)
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language French
Pages 596-612 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract These last years, the debate around the Pauline authenticity of the Pastoral Epistles has shifted. The opposition between Catholics and Protestants no longer exists, and some authors strongly doubt the pseudepigraphical characterization of those Epistles. The theological inner tension of the Pastorals shows up in the dynamic between a parenetical discourse and a soteriological statement. If we still speak about pseudepigraphy, it should be understood as a "fictional auto-reference" by Paul, last authorized interpretation of the previous pauline texts. The image of Paul is, in this way, at the junction of parenesis and theology. On the one hand, he is the author of the exhortations, and on the other hand, he is the place where salvation becomes visible. His teaching and hist spiritual experience become archetypes for communities getting farther and farther away from the primitive form of Christianity.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Pastoral Epistles
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