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Bibil Identifier bibil:200539
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Material Spirit: Cosmology and Ethics in Paul
Author Engberg-Pedersen, Troels
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 55, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 179-197 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay argues that the traditional dichotomy between ‘apocalypticism’ and philosophy should be transcended with regard to Paul's understanding of the pneuma in relation to sarx. The essay first analyses the cosmology of the pneuma in connection with the future resurrection of believers (1 Cor 15.35–50), then considers its presence in the bodies of believers here and now (2 Corinthians 3–5), then interprets the ‘anthropology’ of 1 Thess 5.23 and 1 Cor 2.14–15 and 15.44 and its connection with Paul's ‘ethics’, and finally proposes a reading of Rom 8.1–13 in relation to 7.7–25 that is based on Paul's concrete cosmology.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688509000125
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Apocalyptic
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Ethics
Pericopes Romans 8,1-8,13
Terms πνεῦμα
σῶμα
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