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Bibil Identifier bibil:222587
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) 1 Thessalonians 4.13–18 in Rabbinic Perspective
Author Moss, Candida R.
Author Baden, Joel S.
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 199-212 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract 1 Thessalonians 4.16–17 has occasioned much scholarly speculation regarding Paul's conception of the resurrected body, the character of those caught up in Christ, the ultimate fate of those who are caught up in the air, and Pauline eschatology in general. The interpretation of the passage may be illuminated by comparison with rabbinic traditions in which the righteous escape judgment and destruction in Sheol by flying and being borne aloft by clouds, traditions that, given Paul's Jewish heritage, could well stand in the background of 1 Thess 4.16–17.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688511000361
Pericopes 1 Thessalonians 4,13-4,18
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