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Bibil Identifier bibil:245191
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) God and the Idols
Title (English, Long) Representations of God in 1 Corinthians 8–10
Author Rogers, Trent A.
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 427)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 99/427
Place 227.31.08
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-154788-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvii Pages
258 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract The interpretation of 1 Cor 8–10 as a coherent argument is complicated by several factors, most significantly the apparent contradictions in the text (primarily an issue within chapter 8) and the remarkable changes in Paul's tone (primarily an issue with how 10:1–22 relates to 8:1–13 and 10:23–11:1). Trent A. Rogers argues that Paul consistently prohibits believers from eating εἰδωλόθυτα (offerings made to idols) by appealing first to their obligation to love other believers and then to their obligation of exclusive faithfulness to Christ. The approach of his analysis is to examine how the representation of God functions in Paul's argument, especially in comparison to other Hellenistic Jewish polemics against idolatry. While this is an argument made about particular practices, it is an argument made on theological grounds, and these theological underpinnings have been largely unexplored. Paul's argument draws on streams of interpretation already existing in Judaism. But the role of Christ radically shapes Paul's theological grid and takes his polemic against idolatry in new directions.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : God
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Idolatry
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Deuterocanonical : Wisdom / Wisdom of Solomon
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Religious Parties and Movements : Hellenistic Judaism : Josephus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Religious Parties and Movements : Hellenistic Judaism : Philo of Alexandria
Pericopes 1 Corinthians 8-10
Wisdom 13,1-13,9
Wisdom 13,10-14,2
Wisdom 14,3-14,11
Wisdom 14,12-14,31
Wisdom 15,1-15,6
Wisdom 15,7-15,13
Wisdom 15,14-15,19
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