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Title Early Christianity and classical culture : comparative studies in honor of Abraham J. Malherbe / edited by John T. Fitzgerald, Thomas H. Olbricht, and L. Michael White.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003.

Series Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 0167-9732 ; v. 110
Supplements to Novum Testamentum ; v. 110.
Subject Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Christianity and other religions -- Greek.
Christianity and other religions -- Roman.
Alt Name Malherbe, Abraham J.
Fitzgerald, John T., 1948-
Olbricht, Thomas H.
White, L. Michael.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 740 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. Graphos. -- Veia quois of Hippocrates and other "divine men" / Dieter Zeller -- Making scents of Paul: background and sense of 2 Cor 2:14-17 / Harold W. Attridge -- "In those days:" some remarks on the use of "days" in Matthew 2:1, 3:1, and Luke 2:1 / Gerard Mussies -- Distinct lexical meanings of 'araqxn'in Hellenism, Judaism, and early Christianity / David E. Aune -- Compilation of letters in Cicero's correspondence / Hans-Josef Klauck -- Reexamination of the epistolary analysis underpinning the arguments for the composite nature of Philippians / Duane F. Watson -- Part II. Ethos -- Parable of the foolish rich man (Luke 12:16-20) and Graeco-Roman conventions of thought and behavior / Ronald F. Hock -- Radical altruism in Philippians 2:4 / Troels Engberg-Pederson -- Transformation of the mind and moral discernment in Paul / Luke Timothy Johnson -- Creation, shame and nature in 1 Cor 11:2-16: background and coherence of Paul's argument / James W. Thompson -- Civic concord and cosmic harmony: sources of metaphoric mapping in 1 Clement 20.3 / Cilliers Breytenbach -- Part III. Logos -- Logos or Sophia: Pauline use of the ancient dispute between rhetoric and philosophy / Edgar Krentz -- Toppling of Favorinus and Paul by the Corinthians / Bruce W. Winter -- Rhetoric and reality in Galatians: framing the social demands of friendship / L. Michael White -- Apostrophe, Ilqoownonoua and Paul's rhetorical education / Stanley K. Stowers -- Analogy and allegory in classical rhetoric / Thomas H. Olbricht -- Art of praise: Philo and Philodemus on music / Everett Ferguson -- Part IV. Ethnos -- Paul and his predecessors in the diaspora: some reflections on ethnic identity in the fragmentary Hellinistic Jewish authors / Carl R. Holladay -- Jewish Paul among the gentiles: two portrayals / Leander E. Keck -- Cultural origin of "receiving all nations" in Luke-Acts: Alexander the great or Roman social policy? / David L. Balch -- Did the churches compete with cult groups? / E.A. Judge -- Men, women and marital chastity: public preaching and popular piety at Rome / Hanne Sigismund Nielsen.
Summary This work contains 28 essays in honour of Abraham J. Malherbe, whose work has been especially influential in exploring modes of cultural interaction between early Jews and Christians and their Graeco-Roman neighbours.
ISBN 1423714261 (electronic bk.)
9781423714262 (electronic bk.)
9004130225
OCLC # 666962411
Additional Format Print version: Early Christianity and classical culture. Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003 9789004130227 (DLC) 2003050225 (OCoLC)52134853


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