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Bibil Identifier bibil:214630
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Paul's Vision of the Risen Lord
Author Schmisek, Brian
Journal Biblical Theology Bulletin (Volume: 41, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 76-83 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Paul, the one New Testament author who states clearly that Jesus appeared to him, has been cited as one who understood the resurrection of Jesus as fleshly, or physical. This article examines whether Paul himself understood the result of what happened to Jesus after his death to be a physical reality akin to the return of Jesus alive in the flesh. By investigating the three passages in which Paul refers to his own life-changing experience of the risen Christ (Gal 1:16; 1 Cor 9:1; 1 Cor 15:8), the article shows that there is just as much evidence to argue that Paul’s encounter with the risen Lord was a real, but interior, experience.
DOI 10.1177/0146107911403652
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Resurrection
Terms ὁράω οραω
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