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Bibil Identifier bibil:236806
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "Saved through Childbearing"
Author Hutson, Christopher R.
Journal Novum Testamentum. An International Quarterly for New Testament and Related Studies (Volume: 56, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Language English
Pages 392-410 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In order to follow the argument of 1 Tim, one must be familiar not only with Greco-Roman culture but also with traditional Jewish interpretations of Torah. This study (a) discusses Jewish overtones in the context, (b) argues that 2:15 appropriates early rabbinic traditions about why women die in childbirth to underscore the importance of feminine virtues, and (c) responds to possible objections.
DOI 10.1163/15685365-12341470
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Woman
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Birth
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Eve
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Literature : Mishna
Pericopes 1 Timothy 2,15
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