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Identifying Paul's opponents [electronic resource] : the question of method in 2 Corinthians / Jerry L. Sumney.

By: Sumney, Jerry L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 40.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1990Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9780567304018 (electronic bk.); 0567304019 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Corinthians, 2nd -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Paul, the Apostle, Saint -- Adversaries | II Corinthi�ers (bijbelboek) | Tegenstanders | Wetenschappelijke technieken | Bible. N.T. Corinthiens, 2e -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | II Corinthi�ers (bijbelboek) | Tegenstanders | Wetenschappelijke technieken | Bible. N.T. �Ep�itres Paul Corinthiens 2 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Paulus (Apostel). Korintherbrief (II.) | Kommentar | Methode | Bible N.T Corinthians, 2nd - Critical studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Identifying Paul's opponents.DDC classification: 227/.3067 Other classification: 11.46 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: To develop a method for identifying Paul's opponents it is first necessary to analyse procedures used by previous scholars. Too little attention has been paid in the past to issues of method, and many procedures have been used which violate the canons of historical research. In the first place, limits should be set upon the use of historical reconstructions and of external sources, and the determinative source for identifying the opponents of any letter must be that letter itself. Secondly, a satisfactory method will analyse passages within the primary text according to the nature of the secti.
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Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--Southern Methodist University, 1987.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-249) and indexes.

To develop a method for identifying Paul's opponents it is first necessary to analyse procedures used by previous scholars. Too little attention has been paid in the past to issues of method, and many procedures have been used which violate the canons of historical research. In the first place, limits should be set upon the use of historical reconstructions and of external sources, and the determinative source for identifying the opponents of any letter must be that letter itself. Secondly, a satisfactory method will analyse passages within the primary text according to the nature of the secti.

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