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Bibil Identifier bibil:210180
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Mutual Brokers of Grace
Title (English, ) A Study in 2 Corinthians 1.3-11
Author Briones, David
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 56, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 536-556 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The brokerage relationship has been applied as a model to various passages in the NT. Surprisingly, only a few have applied it to the Pauline corpus. Among them is Stephan Joubert, who uses the model to reach a very hierarchical conclusion on Paul's apostleship in the Corinthian Correspondence. Against Joubert, this essay will demonstrate that, when the brokerage model is applied to 2 Cor 1.3-11, a characteristic relational pattern in the economy of grace emerges, one which is marked by interpersonal solidarity and a mutual channelling of χάρις. This discovery, however, only emerges once the ‘unfitting’ nature of the model is acknowledged.
DOI 10.1017/S002868851000010X
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Grace
Pericopes 2 Corinthians 1,3-1,11
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