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Paul and the Anatomy of Apostolic Authority

ISBN-10: 0664228127

ISBN-13: 9780664228125

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Howard Schutz, Wayne A. Meeks

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John Howard Schutz's milestone analysis of Paul's authority shaped a generation of thought about Paul. This insightful work continues to be relevant to Pauline scholarship.The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 4/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

John Howard Schutz has taught New Testament at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Preface
Author's Preface
Introduction
Abbreviations
Authority and Legitimacy
Introduction
Apostolic Authority and Apostolic Legitimacy
What Is Authority?
Authority and Legitimacy
Sanctity, Change and Social Order
Conclusion
Apostolic Authority in Retrospect
The Gospel, the Kerygma and the Apostle
The Apostle and the Gospel
The Problem of Content
Appendix
The Gospel and Tradition: I Cor. 15
Tradition, Gospel and the Apostolic Ego: Gal. 1 and 2
The Prescript, Gal. 1: 1-5
The Normative Character of the Gospel, Gal. 1: 6-9
The Opponents in the Galatian Churches
Gal. 1: 10-12
'Revelation'
Gal. 1: 13-17
Gal. 1: 18-2: 10
Gal. 2: 11-21
The Normative Character of the Gospel: Philippians and II Corinthians
Introduction
Philippians 1: 15f.
II Cor. 2: 14-7: 4 and chs. 10-13
The Cross as a Symbol of Power: I Cor. 1: 10-4: 21
The Rhetoric of Apostolic Authority
The Apostolic Task
The Apostle and Christ
Building Up
The Imitation of Paul and of Christ
Conclusions
The Shape of Apostolic Authority
Paul's Apostolic Boast
The Apostle's Weakness and Power
Charisma and Control: The Sociology of Apostolic Authority
Introduction
The Apostle as a Charismatic
Charisma and Authority
Charisma and Social Organization
Conclusions
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index of passages cited
Index of modern authors
Index of subjects