Idol Food in Corinth
An Examination of Paul's Approach in the Light of Its Background in Ancient Judaism and Legacy in Early Christianity
By (author) Alex T. Cheung
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Idol Food in Corinth by Alex T. Cheung
Book DescriptionThis historical and exegetical investigation strongly challenges the widely held view that Paul regarded idol food as a matter of indifference, to be avoided only for the sake of the spiritual health of the weak. An exhaustive treatment of early Christian material shows that early authors were deeply influenced by Paul's discussion in 1 Corinthians 8-10, and yet they were totally unaware of the subsequent traditional understanding that Paul regarded idol food as indifferent. Even those who advocated eating idol food did not once appeal to Paul's discussion for support. An alternative understanding is proposed: Paul considers conscious consumption of idol food a denial of one's allegiance to Christ. One must avoid idol food if, and only if, it is identified as such.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781850759041
(230mm x 162mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Sheffield Academic Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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