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Bibil Identifier bibil:245935
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Paul's Letters and the Construction of the European Self
Author Tofighi, Fatima
Series Scriptural Traces: Critical Perspectives on the Reception and Influence of the Bible (Volume: 10)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 61/572
Place 227.1.08
Publishing house Bloomsbury
Place New York et al.
ISBN 978-0-567-67253-7
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvii Pages
152 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract Even when he was a prototype of European identity, Paul transgressed the limits of Europe. It is not clear whether he was conformist or rebellious, orthodox or liberal, sexist, or egalitarian. Instead of pushing the Apostle into the arbitrary categories of modern European identity, Fatima Tofighi takes into account the challenge that Paul brings to normative conceptions of political theology (Rom 13), 'religion' (Gal 2.12-14), and women's veiling (1 Cor 11. 5-16). Alternative interpretations of these passages, with the help of postmodern theory, both solve the major problems of biblical exegesis and offer a critique of the allegedly well-defined European categories.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Identity
Pericopes Romans 13,1-13,14
Galatians 2,11-2,14
1 Corinthians 11,1-11,34
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