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Bibil Identifier bibil:211164
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Discovering the Characteristics of Collegia-Collegia Sodalicia and Collegia Tenuiorum in 1 Corinthians 8, 10 and 15
Author Kwon, Oh-Young
Journal Horizons in Biblical Theology (Volume: 32, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 166-182 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In 1 Corinthians 8, 10 and 15 Paul appears to argue against some of the Corinthian Christians who would have regarded their Christian community as analogous to a sort of voluntary collegia in the first century Greco-Roman world. Some characteristics of the collegia are exhibited in these chapters. Especially 8:1-13 and 10:1-22 contains the characteristics of collegia sodalicia, while 15:29 comprises those of collegia tenuiorum. This finding provides an alternative to the current scholarly interpretation of the Pauline description of the Corinthians' eating food sacrificed to idols (1 Cor 8:1-13 and 10:1-22) and of their engagement in baptism for (or on behalf of) the dead (1 Cor 15:29).
DOI 10.1163/187122010X529480
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Corinth
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 8
1 Corinthians 10,1-10,22
1 Corinthians 15,29
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