Philemon In Perspective

Author: D. Francois Tolmie
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 311022173X
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All the essays in this book are devoted to the interpretation of Paul s Letter to Philemon. The most important characteristic of the book is the wide range of perspectives from which this brief letter of Paul is interpreted. The following issues receive attention: tendencies in the interpretation of the letter since 1980, epistolography, rhetoric, style, ancient legal and documentary sources, slavery in early Christianity, contextual interpretation, post-colonialism, the letter s legacy of hierarchy and obedience and the reception of the letter by Church Fathers."
Philemon in Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: D. Francois Tolmie
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

All the essays in this book are devoted to the interpretation of Paul s Letter to Philemon. The most important characteristic of the book is the wide range of perspectives from which this brief letter of Paul is interpreted. The following issues receive attention: tendencies in the interpretation of the
Philemon in Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: D. Francois Tolmie
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-29 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

All the essays in this book are devoted to the interpretation of Paul s Letter to Philemon. The most important characteristic of the book is the wide range of perspectives from which this brief letter of Paul is interpreted. The following issues receive attention: tendencies in the interpretation of the
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Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Scot McKnight
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Elsa Tamez, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Claire Miller Columbo, Alicia J. Batten
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-20 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

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Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Linda Joelsson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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