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Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism & Pauline Christianity

A Traditio-Historical & Exegetical Examination (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament ... Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament 2, 162)

by John Byron

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Published by Coronet Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Spirituality,
  • History,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Theology,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12674075M
    ISBN 103161480791
    ISBN 109783161480799


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Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism & Pauline Christianity by John Byron Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author investigates slavery metaphors in early Judaism and shows how they influenced Paul's understanding of himself and his fellow-believers as slaves of Christ.

Contents include: Chapter 1 Introduction, Chapter 2 the Language of Enslavement in Early Judaism, Chapter 3 Slavery in Ancient Israelite Literary Traditions, Chapter 4 Response to Cited by: 6. Download Citation | Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (review) | Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies () This volume, a "slightly Author: James Albert Harrill.

Get this from a library. Slavery metaphors in early Judaism and Pauline Christianity: a traditio-historical and exegetical examination.

[John Byron] -- "John Byron investigates slavery metaphors in early Judaism and shows how they influenced Paul's understanding of himself and his fellow-believers as slaves of Christ."--Jacket.

Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity, by John Byron. By Albert, J. Readers unfamiliar with New Testament studies should Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism & Pauline Christianity book aware that Byron's book is a reply to Dale B. Martin, Slavery as Salvation: The Metaphor of Slavery in Pauline Christianity (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), which argues that Paul's self.

Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (review) Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (review) Harrill, James Albert research. Jesus is unlike Hanina ben Dosa because he engaged in a ministry of healing; he was also unlike Josephus' "sign prophets" because he not only promised miraculous signs but also healed and promised healing.

Slavery as Salvation: The Metaphor of Slavery in Pauline Christianity Dale B. Martin Early Christians frequently used metaphors about slavery, calling themselves slaves of God and Christ and referring to their leaders as slave representatives of Christ. His books include: Slavery as Salvation: The Metaphor of Slavery in Pauline Christianity; The Corinthian Body; Inventing Superstition: from the Hippocratics to the Christians; Se Before joining Yale inhe taught at Rhodes College and Duke University/5(2).

Ancient slavery and status --Slave of Christ and 1 Corinthians 9 --The enslaved leader as a rhetorical topos --Slave of all in 1 Corinthians 9 --Theology and ideology in Corinth. Responsibility: Dale B.

Martin. Many of the ways Paul uses slavery as a metaphor are readily grasped by modem readers and so will receive only brief attention here.

For example, sometimes slavery operates as a negative symbol for the pre-or non-Christian state. In Rom. 8: 12–17, 21–23, for example, slavery characterizes that from which Christians have been delivered.

Even early Christians who held that true slavery was spiritual in nature relied, ultimately, on bodily metaphors to express this. Slavery, Glancy demonstrates, was an essential feature of both the physical and metaphysical worlds of early first book devoted to the early Christian ideology and practice of slavery, this work 5/5(1).

The book is a revision of a dissertation that Martin presented to Yale University in Unlike many other studies on ancient slavery, Martin claims not to attempt a broad analysis of the institution as such or early Christian attitudes toward it (p.

xiv). I love the pure, peaceable, and impartial Christianity of Christ; I therefore hate the corrupt, slave-holding, women-whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of this land. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism & Pauline Christianity: A Traditio-Historical & Exegetical Examination (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament ) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

His Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity: A Traditio-historical and Exegetical Examination (WUNT/2 ; Tubingen: Mohr-Seibeck, ) is a major contribution to the study of slavery in the New Testament and his article “The Epistle to Philemon: Paul’s Strategy for Forging the Ties of Kinship” in Jesus and Paul.

Slavery, Glancy demonstrates, was an essential feature of both the physical and metaphysical worlds of early Christianity. The first book devoted to the early Christian ideology and practice of slavery, this work sheds new light on the world of the ancient Mediterranean and on the development of the early 5/5(1).

slavery metaphors in early judaism and pauline christianity a traditio historical and exegetical examination wissenschaftliche untersuchungen zum neuen. Buy a cheap copy of Slavery as Salvation: The Metaphor of Slavery in Pauline Christianity by Professor Dale B. Martin - A gently used book at a great low price.

Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live. Slavery and the Early Christianity View Larger Image How numerous the slaves were in Roman society when Christianity made its appearance, how hard was their lot, and how the competition of slave labour crushed free labour is notorious.

He is the author of Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (), Recent Research on Paul and Slavery (), and a number of scholarly articles. Readership. His books include 1 and 2 Thessalonians (The Story of God Bible Commentary), Cain and Abel in Text and Tradition: Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the First Sibling Rivalry, Recent Research on Paul and Slavery and Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism & Pauline Christianity.

THE CURSE OF HAM: RACE AND SLAVERY IN EARLY JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM. By David M. Goldenberg. Princeton.: Princeton University, Pp. xv + $ The curse of Ham in Genesis has been used to justify the enslavement of Black Africans for more than years.

Pauline Christianity or Pauline theology (also Paulism or Paulanity), c.q. [clarification needed] Gentile Christianity, is the theology and Christianity which developed from the beliefs and doctrines espoused by the Hellenistic-Jewish Apostle Paul through his writings and those New Testament writings traditionally attributed to him.

Paul's beliefs were rooted in the earliest Jewish. John Byron Ph.D. (University of Durham) is Professor of New Testament at Ashland Theological Seminary. He is the author of Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (Mohr Siebeck, ), Recent Research on Paul and Slavery (Sheffield Phoenix, ), as well as a number of scholarly articles/5(12).

Byron, J. Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (WUNT 2, ; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck). Google Scholar a ‘Slave of Christ or Willing Servant. Paul’s Self Description in 1 Corinthians and ’, Neot   Slavery was an accepted part of the world in which the biblical authors lived and wrote.

It was a vital part of the empires in the ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman West. The Hebrew Bible condones slavery, contains laws regulating it, and even uses it as a metaphor to describe God’s relationship with Israel.

Early Judaism and Christianity have many differences that make them unique and separate entities, yet they are similar as well. Both societies faced war, persecution, and famine. Another commonality between these nations is the acceptance of slavery.

At the time of Israelite culture and early Christianity, slavery was normally accepted. Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism: New Testament Monographs: Pericope: Readings: A New Biblical Commentary Ohio. His previous book was Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity ().

1 book(s) found. Click on a book title to view further details: Recent Research on Paul and Slavery John Byron. Slavery, Glancy demonstrates, was an essential feature of both the physical and metaphysical worlds of early Christianity. The first book devoted to the early Christian ideology and practice of slavery, this work sheds new light on the world of the ancient Mediterranean and on the development of the early.

His book is also important theologically for the light it casts upon a central and to us somewhat paradoxical metaphor of early Christian soteriology and leadership, that of slavery There are profound lessons here for the Church today, in its leadership, its common life and its mission."—Stephen C.

Barton, Theology. Jubilees was a ~2nd century BCE “rewrite” of the book of Genesis that was quite popular among Jews leading up to the time of Christianity, found prominently among the Dead Sea Scrolls, and.

He specializes in New Testament and Christian origins, including attention to social and cultural history of the Greco-Roman world. His books include: Slavery as Salvation: The Metaphor of Slavery in Pauline Christianity; The Corinthian Body; and Pedagogy of the Bible: an Analysis and Proposal.

He currently is working on issues in biblical. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish attitudes towards slavery in Hellenistic and Roman times.

Against the traditional opinion that after the Babylonian Exile Jews refrained from employing slaves, Catherine Hezser shows that slavery remained a significant phenomenon ofancient Jewish everyday life and generated a discourse which resembled Graeco-Roman and early Christian.

Interpretation of the `slave of Christ' title and its background in Pauline literature has commonly followed two possible avenues: 1) it is an honorific title found in the LXX and borrowed by Paul from the Patriarchs, Moses, David and the Prophets; 2) it is an adoption of imagery from the institution of Greco-Roman slavery illustrating that Paul is in a similar relationship with Christ.

After first analysing in this chapter slavery as root theological metaphor in early Christian theology, I consider next the range of ancient Christian attitudes towards slaves and slaveholding and the impact of Christianity on the institution itself, in particular whether Christianity had an ameliorating effect on the conduct of slaveholders or.

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Scheidel, Walter Slavery and Forced Labor in Early China and the Roman Electronic Journal. Christianity's view. Early Christian thought exhibited some signs of kindness towards slaves. Christianity recognised marriage of sorts among slaves, freeing slaves was regarded as an act of charity, and when slaves were buried in Christian cemeteries, the grave seldom included any indication that the person buried had been a slave.

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