Constructing Relationships, Constructing Faces: by Bartosz Adamczewski

By Bartosz Adamczewski

Utilizing the tactic of serious intertextual learn, this booklet analyses the phenomena of hypertextuality and ethopoeia within the New testomony writings opposed to the heritage of the second one Temple literature, the old Jesus, and the historic Paul. The paintings demonstrates that each one twenty post-Pauline writings together with the Gospels, like a few of Paul’s letters, are just loosely on the topic of heritage. nevertheless, the hot testomony writings represent a logically constant community of intertextual-rhetorical relationships that have to be correctly investigated and interpreted. simply analyses of this type let us to appreciate the inner good judgment of the hot testomony as an entire and the real which means of its person works.

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13-14. The context confirms that Paul permitted divorce and remarriage, in agreement with the Jewish law (Deut 24:1). He described the case of being married, divorced, and married again, with the use of the verbs δέω (1 Cor 7:27a; cf. 1 Cor 7:39; Rom 7:2), λύω (1 Cor 7:27bc; χωρίζομαι as concerns the wife: 1 Cor 7:10b-11c), and γαμέω (1 Cor 7:28ab). 39) evidently qualified his earlier teaching concerning unmarried men (ὁ ἄγαμος: 1 Cor 7:32), unmarried hence presumably divorced women (ἡ ἄγαμος: 1 Cor 7:34), and virgins (ἡ παρθένος: 1 Cor 7:34).

The Apostle describes Christ’s death as an act of love (2 Cor 5:14; Gal 2:20), which is effective also at present (Rom 8:35-39). Accordingly, Paul can base one of his arguments on Jesus Christ’s affection towards his believers (Phlp 1:8). In sum, we do not have a biography of the historical Jesus. We only know that Jesus was born in a Jewish family, that he lived in Judaea (most probably in Jerusalem), that he belonged to the royal posterity of David, that he was regarded as the Messiah, that he instituted the group of the Twelve, that he instituted the Lord’s Supper, that he was humble and self-denying in his love for others, that he died on the cross during the rule of Pontius Pilate (most probably in AD 26-27), that he was buried, that he was raised from the dead, and that he subsequently appeared to Cephas and to other Jewish believers.

M. S. Enslin, ‘Luke’, 141-143; R. Buitenwerf, ‘Acts 9:1-25: Narrative History Based on the Letters of Paul’, in R. Buitenwerf, H. W. Hollander, and J. ), Jesus, Paul, and Early Christianity, Festschrift H. J. de Jonge (NovTSup 130; Brill: Leiden · Boston 2008), 61-88 (esp. 84); B. Adamczewski, Heirs, 108-109. 35 (cf. Rom 11:1; Phlp 3:5), for example in Anathoth, the homeland of the prophet Jeremiah (Jer 1:1; cf. Neh 11:32), to whom Paul alludes in his autobiographical account (Gal 1:15-16; cf. Jer 1:5).

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