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Paul and ancient views of sexual desire [electronic resource] : Paul's sexual ethics in 1 Thessalonians 4, 1 Corinthians 7 and Romans 1 / J. Edward Ellis.

By: Ellis, J. Edward.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 354.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 191 p.).ISBN: 9780567446213 (electronic bk.); 0567446212 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. N.T. Epistles of Paul -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Sexual ethics | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | Seksuele ethiek | Brieven van Paulus | Korintherbrief -- Sexualethik | Thessalonicherbrief -- Sexualethik | R�omerbrief 1,26-32 -- Sexualethik | Korintherbrief (1.) 7 -- Sexualethik | Thessalonicherbrief (1.) 4,1-8 -- Sexualethik | Sexualethik -- Paulusbriefe | Bible. N.T. �Ep�itres Paul -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Sexualit�e -- Aspect religieux | Sexualit�e dans la Bible | Morale sexuelle -- Antiquit�e | Paulus Apostel. Thessalonicherbrief (I.) | Paulus Apostel. Korintherbrief (I.) 7 | Paulus Apostel. R�omerbriefGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Paul and ancient views of sexual desire.DDC classification: 227.06 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Views of sexual desire in Jewish literature from 200 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. -- Views of sexual desire among Greek and Roman moralists and philosophers -- 1 Corinthians 7 in light of the Greek romantic novels -- Summary, implications, and avenues for further research.
Summary: J. Edward Ellis refutes the argument put forward by some biblical scholars that Paul, in his sexual ethics, is in partial agreement with a current of thought in the Graeco-Roman world that condemns sexual desire and advocates the elimination of such desire from marital sex.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-186) and indexes.

Introduction -- Views of sexual desire in Jewish literature from 200 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. -- Views of sexual desire among Greek and Roman moralists and philosophers -- 1 Corinthians 7 in light of the Greek romantic novels -- Summary, implications, and avenues for further research.

J. Edward Ellis refutes the argument put forward by some biblical scholars that Paul, in his sexual ethics, is in partial agreement with a current of thought in the Graeco-Roman world that condemns sexual desire and advocates the elimination of such desire from marital sex.

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