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Bibil Identifier bibil:214466
Publication Type Article of book
Title (English, Long) Corinthians 8:6: Cosmology or Soteriology?
Author Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome
Collection Keys to First Corinthians
Year (Reference) 1978
Language English
Pages 58-75 Pages
Genre Reprint
Notes Première parution dans RB 85 (1978), p. 253-267.
Postscript: p. 70-75.
Abstract The original article argued that 1 Cor 8: 6 originated as a liturgical acclamation, which acknowledged all the soteriological blessings received in baptism. The unity of the motion from the first cause through the instrumental cause to the final cause demanded an ‘either-or’ approach. Thus a ‘both-and’ approach which recognized a cosmological reference to the first creation was refused. The Postscript acknowledges that this was a mistake, but insists that what is said of God cannot be separated from what is said of Christ. The acclamation in fact takes up the intimate association between creation and redemption found in Deutero-Isaiah. The finality of creation is redemption. Nothing is said about the pre-existence or divinity of Christ.
DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.0006
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 8,6
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