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Bibil Identifier bibil:212931
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Afrikaans, Long) Paulus se liggaam-metafoor in 1 Korintiërs 12 in literêr-historiese konteks
Author Goede, H.
Author van Rensburg, Fika J.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 62, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Language Afrikaans
Pages 1423-1437 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The purpose of this article is to place and describe Paul’s use of the body metaphor in 1 Corinthians 12 in its literary context. By way of introduction, the importance of a proper understanding of Paul’s use of the body metaphor is indicated. The first part of the article deals with the origin and use of the body metaphor in ancient times, thereby establishing the literary context within which Paul used the metaphor. Greek, Roman and Jewish usage is described. In the second part of the article the focus moves to Paul’s use of the metaphor within its literary context. It is concluded that the body metaphor was well-known to Greek, Roman and Jewish readers, and was thus ideally suited to Paul’s unique communication of the relationship between Christ and his church.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Body
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Metaphor
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 12
Links Online document (PDF, Afrikaans)
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