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Bibil Identifier bibil:229216
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Bischofsamt und Ehe in 1Tim 3,2
Author Dragutinović, Predrag
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 158)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language German
Pages 119-134 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The article addresses the controversial interpretation of the phrase “the husband of one wife” (1Tim 3,2). It offers a brief survey of the various interpretational options and argues that the main issue at stake in 1Tim 3,2 is the absolute necessity for the aspiring bishop to be a married person. The pronominal μιᾶς (“of one”) is to be understood as a reference to the bishop’s martial fidelity. This exegetical solution is based on the four arguments: 1) grammatical argument, 2) formal-logical argument, 3) text-contextual argu-ment, and 4) text-pragmatic argument.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Bishop / Episkopos
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Marriage
Pericopes 1 Timothy 3,2
1 Timothy 3,1-3,13
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