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Bibil Identifier bibil:251143
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Paul’s Community Formation Preaching in 1 Thessalonians
Title (English, ) An Alternative to the New Homiletic
Author Cho, Kwang-hyun
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 47666
Place 227.45.08
Publishing house Peter Lang
Place Bern et al.
ISBN 978-3-0343-3089-3
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages 191 Pages
height in cm 22
Genre Original
Abstract This book increases awareness about Paul’s community formation preaching which has been widely ignored in the contemporary homiletical field where the New Homiletic has exerted a strong influence. By drawing on the sociological concept of symbolic boundaries, the author demonstrates that Paul in his preaching of 1 Thessalonians used three symbolic resources in order to create boundaries for the formation of the Thessalonian community: the kerygmatic narrative, local narratives, and ethical norms. This interdisciplinary study suggests that contemporary preachers, who face the task of forming Christian communities in a post-Christian society, should preach shared narratives and communal norms for the creation of boundaries as Paul did.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul : Letters to the Thessalonians : 1 Thessalonians
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Genres and Forms : Homily
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Homiletics
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
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