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The Spirit World in the Letters of Paul the Apostle: A Critical Examination of the Role of Spiritual Beings in the Authentic Pauline Epistles

Guy Williams
Format
Book
Published
Göttingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, cop. 2009.
Language
English
Series
Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments
ISBN
9783525530955, 3525530951
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The spirit and the spirit world
  • A history of research
  • Early perceptions of Paul and the spirit world
  • Formulating an approach
  • Analysing angels and demons
  • Satan
  • Angels
  • Rulers, authorities, powers
  • Demons
  • The elements of the world
  • The role of angels and demons
  • Tracing connections
  • The spirit world and christology
  • Angels and christology
  • Possession and the spirit of Christ
  • The spirit world and christology (conclusion)
  • The spirit world and soteriology
  • The spirit world in Paul's soteriological narrative
  • Healings and exorcisms
  • The spirit world and soteriology (conclusion)
  • The spirit world and the community
  • The presence and problem of the angels
  • The spirits, sex, and marriage
  • Spiritual conflict
  • Conclusion.
Description
336 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Forschungen zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments ; Bd. 231
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