Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1-2 Peter

ISBN-10: 0830829334

ISBN-13: 9780830829330

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ben Witherington, Ben Witherington

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Here is the third of three volumes extending Ben Witherington's innovative socio-rhetorical analysis of New Testament books to the latter-Pauline and non-Pauline corpora. By dividing the volumes according to the socioreligious contexts for which they were written, Witherington sheds fresh light on the documents, their provenance, character and importance.
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List price: $40.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 2/9/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

General Introduction to 1 and 2 Peter
1 Peter
Introduction to 1 Peter
Reading 1 Peter in Its Social Milieu
The Greek Style and Rhetoric of 1 Peter
Greek Style and Asianism
The Structure of 1 Peter
The Peter of the New Testament and Early Christian History
Bibliography for 1 Peter
1 Peter
1 Peter 1:1-2, Epistolary Prescript: Alien Nation
1 Peter 1:3-12, Exordium: Suffering Now, Salvation Later A Closer Look: The Theologizing of Peter
1 Peter 1:13-16, Propositio: You Have a Hope, So Be Holy
1 Peter 1:17-2:10, Argument 1: Live as Redeemed Resident Aliens A Closer Look: Recycled Ideas, Peter's Sermons in Acts and 1 Peter
1 Peter 2:11-3:12, Argument 2: Submission to Authority Figures A Closer Look: Domestic Slavery and First Peter
1 Peter 3:13-4:11, Argument 3: Suffering and Self-Control A Closer Look: Ascending Enoch; Jesus and Falling Spirits
1 Peter 4:12-19, Argument 4: Suffering and Glory
1 Peter 5:1-5, Argument 5: Appeal to the Elders and Younger Ones A Closer Look: Leadership Structures in the Early Church
1 Peter 5:6-11, Peroratio: Between the Mighty Hand of God and the Roaring Satanic Lion A Closer Look: Christians Having the Devil of a Time
1 Peter 5:12-14, Epistolary Postscript: A "Brief" Conclusion
Bridging the Horizons
2 Peter
Introduction to 2 Peter
The Rhetoric of 2 Peter
The Social Location of 2 Peter
Bibliography for 2 Peter
2 Peter
2 Peter 1:1-2, Epistolary Prescript: Inclusive Language
2 Peter 1:3-11, Exordium: Manifesting Virtues, Making Firm One's Calling, Sharing in the Divine Nature A Closer Look: The Christian Face of Virtue
2 Peter 1:12-21, Lively Testimony from a Dead Apostle
1 Peter 2:1-22, False Teachers Past and Present A Closer Look: How Was 2 Peter Composed? Elementary, My Dear Watson
2 Peter 3:1-13, Last Argument About the Last Things
2 Peter 3.14-18, Peroratio and Concluding Doxology: Forewarned Is Forearmed A Closer Look: Theologizing out of the Apostolic Tradition for the Postapostolic Age
Bridging the Horizons
Final Reflections: Letters and Homilies from the Last Third of the First Century A.D.
Index of Authors
Index of Ancient Sources
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