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Consolation in Philippians Philosophical Sources and Rhetorical Strategy

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ISBN-10: 0521036240

ISBN-13: 9780521036245

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul A. Holloway

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This text puts Paul's letter in the context of ancient theories and literary practices of consolation and argues that Paul wrote to the Philippians in order to console them.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.638

Literary and Rhetorical Contexts
The integrity of Philippians
The rhetorical situation of Philippians
On the genre of Philippians: ancient consolation
Consolation in Philippians
Paul's consolatory strategy: discerning the things that matter (Phil. 1:3���11)
Discerning the things that matter in the gospel mission (Phil. 1:12���2:30)
Discerning the one thing that matters in the Christian life (Phil. 3:1���4:1)
Concluding parenesis, consolation and thank-you note (Phil. 4:2���23)
Conclusion: an analysis of Philippians
Index of modern authors
Index of passages cited