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Only the third heaven? [electronic resource] : 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 and heavenly ascent / Paula R. Gooder.

By: Gooder, Paula.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 313.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 263 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567037022 (electronic bk.); 0567037029 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. N.T. Corinthians, 2nd, XII, 1-10 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Ascension of the soul -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Ascension of the soul -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Bible. N.T. Corinthians, 2nd, XII, 1-10 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. N.T | Jesus Christ -- Ascension -- History of doctrines | Jesus Christ | Religion | J�esus-Christ | J�esus-Christ -- Ascension -- Histoire des doctrines | Bible. N.T. Corinthiens, 2e, XII, 1-10 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | II Corinthi�ers (bijbelboek) | Hemelvaart van JezusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Only the third heaven?DDC classification: 227.306 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In Chapter 1 Paula Gooder discusses the problems of interpreting this text and looks at the major debates of its past interpreters. The most popular modern approach is to compare it with other texts of ascent in the Judaeo-Christian tradition, yet even a brief examination of these texts indicate that differences are present. In the remainder of the book Gooder evaluates the extent and significance of these differences. Part One consists of a detailed consideration of a range of texts which superficially seem closest to 2 Corinthians 12. Chapter 2 presents a history of scholarship on heavenly a.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-247) and indexes.

In Chapter 1 Paula Gooder discusses the problems of interpreting this text and looks at the major debates of its past interpreters. The most popular modern approach is to compare it with other texts of ascent in the Judaeo-Christian tradition, yet even a brief examination of these texts indicate that differences are present. In the remainder of the book Gooder evaluates the extent and significance of these differences. Part One consists of a detailed consideration of a range of texts which superficially seem closest to 2 Corinthians 12. Chapter 2 presents a history of scholarship on heavenly a.

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