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Pauline Persuasion: A Sounding in 2 Corinthians 8-9

Pauline Persuasion: A Sounding in 2 Corinthians 8-9 (Hardback)

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This is a book about the use of classical rhetoric in reading Paul. It begins with a useful review of the various strategies, and, in the light of the issues that emerge, it describes a rhetorical method which is then tested on 2 Corinthians 8-9. Here, the advice of the classical rhetorical manuals for constructing a text is used-in reverse order-so as to uncover the persuasive strategy being used by Paul in this case. This technique leads to a quite new reading of the two chapters, which O'Mahony then proceeds to test against the standard work in the field by Hans Dieter Betz.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianity Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/01/2001 ISBN-13: 9781841271491  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Kieran J. O'Mahony is Lecturer in New Testament at the Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, Dublin.

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