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Bibil Identifier bibil:219015
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Symposiastic Background to James?
Author Smit, Peter-Ben
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 105-122 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The Epistle of James is not commonly seen in relation to early Christian common meals. At the same time, the work is preoccupied with the common life of an early Christian community, which in turn was, generally speaking, closely related to the way in which it celebrated its meals. In other words, ethics, ecclesiology, and etiquette were closely related. Based on this consideration, this essay attempts to relate aspects of the epistle to symposiastic conventions as they were known in the first-century Mediterranean world.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688511000300
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Catholic Epistles : James
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Meal
Pericopes James 2,1-2,13
James 4
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