Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ by Michelle V. Lee
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Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ
By Michelle V. Lee

Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ

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Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ by Michelle V. Lee

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At first glance, Paul's words to the Corinthians about being the body of Christ seem simple and straightforward. He compares them with a human body so that they may be encouraged to work together, each member contributing to the good of the whole according to his or her special gift. However, the passage raises several critical questions which point to its deeper implications. Does Paul mean that the community is 'like' a body or is he saying that they are in some sense a real body? What is the significance of being specifically the body of Christ? Is the primary purpose of the passage to instruct on the correct use of spiritual gifts or is Paul making a statement about the identity of the Christian community? Michelle Lee examines Paul's instructions in 1 Corinthians 12-14 against the backdrop of Hellenistic moral philosophy, and especially Stoicism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521864541
ISBN-10: 0521864542
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Paul's instructions in 1 Corinthians 12-14 are re-evaluated against Hellenistic moral philosophy, especially Stoicism.

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Author Biography - Michelle V. Lee

Michelle V. Lee is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology at Biola University.

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