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The cross in Corinth [electronic resource] : the social significance of the death of Jesus / Raymond Pickett.

By: Pickett, Raymond.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 143.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (230 p.).ISBN: 9780567346278 (electronic bk.); 0567346277 (electronic bk.); 1283196956; 9781283196956.Subject(s): Bible. Corinthians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion | Bible. N.T. Corinthians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | J�esus-Christ -- Crucifiement -- Enseignement biblique | Bible. N.T. Corinthiens, 1re. I-XIV -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. Corinthiens, 2e. IV, 7-V, 19 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. Corinthiens, 2e. X-XIII -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | Corinthi�ers (bijbelboeken) | Christus' dood | J�esus-Christ -- Agonie | J�esus-Christ -- Crucifixion | Bible. N.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Jesus Christus -- Tod | Paulus (Apostel) | Korintherbrief (I. II.)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cross in Corinth.DDC classification: 227/.206 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Pickett explores how Paul appealed to the death of Jesus in the Corinthian correspondence in order to promote a community ethos and ethic consistent with the ideals and values it symbolized. In so doing, Paul was responding to interpersonal conflicts within the community and criticisms of his ministry-criticisms he saw as founded on Graeco-Roman cultural values of the cultivated elite. His consistent emphasis on the weakness of the cross served to critique social expressions of power in Corinth. More constructively, Paul attempted to secure conduct befitting the gospel by invoking the death of.
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Sheffield.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-221) and indexes.

Pickett explores how Paul appealed to the death of Jesus in the Corinthian correspondence in order to promote a community ethos and ethic consistent with the ideals and values it symbolized. In so doing, Paul was responding to interpersonal conflicts within the community and criticisms of his ministry-criticisms he saw as founded on Graeco-Roman cultural values of the cultivated elite. His consistent emphasis on the weakness of the cross served to critique social expressions of power in Corinth. More constructively, Paul attempted to secure conduct befitting the gospel by invoking the death of.

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