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Community-- identity construction in Galatians [electronic resource] : exegetical, social-anthropological, and socio-historical studies / Atsuhiro Asano.

By: Asano, Atsuhiro, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: v. 285.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, 2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 272 p.).ISBN: 9780567077325 (electronic bk.); 0567077322 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Galatians -- Social scientific criticism | Sociology, Biblical | Bible. N.T. Galatians -- Social scientific criticism | Bible. N.T. Galatians | Religion | Bible. N.T. Galates -- Critique sociale | Bible -- Sociologie | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | Galaten (bijbelboek) | Identiteit | Gemeenschap (sociologie) | Paulus (Apostel). Galaterbrief | Urchristentum | Religi�ose Identit�at | Soziale Identit�atGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community-- identity construction in Galatians.DDC classification: 227.4067 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The issue of community-identity construction in Galatians is considered using two methods: first, by applying anthropological theories to the mechanism and natures of community-identity and its construction, and second, by comparing the Galatian community with another minority religious community. Asano argues that Paul's effort at identity construction is partially conditioned by his self-awareness as an autonomous apostle and by the external pressures of the significant groups elsewhere. Paul's conflict, depicted in Galatians 2 and projected upon the Galatian situation, is understood as a co.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-253) and indexes.

The issue of community-identity construction in Galatians is considered using two methods: first, by applying anthropological theories to the mechanism and natures of community-identity and its construction, and second, by comparing the Galatian community with another minority religious community. Asano argues that Paul's effort at identity construction is partially conditioned by his self-awareness as an autonomous apostle and by the external pressures of the significant groups elsewhere. Paul's conflict, depicted in Galatians 2 and projected upon the Galatian situation, is understood as a co.

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