University of Lausanne BiBIL
  Institut romand des sciences bibliques
  Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne - BiBIL
Administration Contact Impressum  
Search
Notice details
Notice details
Bibil Identifier bibil:200564
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Measure of Stewardship
Title (English, ) Πίστις in Romans 12:3
Author Poirier, John C.
Journal Tyndale Bulletin (Volume: 59, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Year (Second publication) 2008
Language English
Pages 145-152 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A tiny handful of studies have recognised that πίστις in Romans 12:3 could be rendered as something like 'stewardship', 'trusteeship', etc. This article argues that this option deserves to be more widely visited. The explanatory power of this rendering is far greater than that of other options, and the strength of its philological backing (which includes entries from Josephus) has not yet been fully appreciated. One reason this rendering has not received the hearing it deserves is that earlier studies have failed to understand how it fits whit the use of πίστις in 12:6.
Pericopes Romans 12,3
Romans 12,6
Ephesians 4,7
Terms πίστις
Last modification 2009-12-23