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The Tyranny of Resolution: I Corinthians 7:17-24

Brad Ronnell Braxton
Format
Book
Published
Atlanta, Ga. : Society of Biblical Literature, c2000.
Language
English
Variant Title
First Corinthians seven seventeen to twenty-four
Series
Dissertation Series
Dissertation Series (Society of Biblical Literature)
ISBN
0884140318 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Exegetical Overview
  • A Translation of 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 7
  • Argument in 1 Corinthians 7? 9
  • Advice to the Married 12
  • Advice to the Unmarried and Widows 16
  • Advice to the Married 18
  • Advice to Those in "Mixed Marriages" 20
  • Digression or Statement of Principle 23
  • Advice to the Unmarried 23
  • Apocalyptic Rationale 26
  • Advice concerning One's Betrothed and Remarriage 32
  • A Closer Reading of vv. 17-24 34
  • Textual Analysis 34
  • Call of God 40
  • To Remain or Not to Remain.... This Is the Question? 48
  • Chapter 2 Social World of the Corinthians and of Paul
  • Social Location 71
  • Corinthians 71
  • Ethnic Composition 72
  • Ethnicity Re-Examined 72
  • Ethnicity Applied to 1 Corinthians 80
  • Ethnic Cooperation or Ethnic Conflict? 86
  • Social Status 94
  • Economic Factors 94
  • Roman Orders 97
  • Paul 105
  • Paul's Experience with Christ 111
  • Paul's Experience with Christ and 1 Corinthians 7 122
  • Chapter 3 Circumcision in the Greco-Roman World
  • Circumcision 130
  • Origins 130
  • Reasons Why Circumcision Was Practiced 131
  • Circumcision: Reality, Metaphor, and Allegory 141
  • Philo on Circumcision 150
  • Implications for the Exegesis of 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 161
  • Chapter 4 Slavery in the Greco-Roman World
  • From Definition to Description 179
  • Permanence of Slavery 180
  • Violence of Slavery 186
  • Personal Domination of Slaves 190
  • Natal Alienation of Slaves 195
  • Dishonor of Slaves 199
  • Manumission 202
  • Manumission, the Church, and the Synagogue 210
  • Implications for the Exegesis of 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 220
  • Chapter 5 Ideology and Interpretation
  • Ideology in Traditions of Interpretation 237
  • Proslavery and Abolitionist (Religious) Arguments 244
  • Nineteenth Century Appeals to 1 Corinthians 7:17-24 250
  • Nellie Norton 250
  • Domestic Slavery 257
  • Guilt of Slavery 260
  • Ideology in Intellectual Discourse 264.
Description
xi, 302 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
  • Based on the author's dissertation--Emory University.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-302).
Series Statement
Dissertation series ; no. 181
Dissertation series (Society of Biblical Literature) ; no.181
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