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Author Duff, Paul B
Title Moses in Corinth : The Apologetic Context of 2 Corinthians 3
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2015
©2015
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (250 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Novum Testamentum, Supplements Ser. ; v.159
Novum Testamentum, Supplements Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations and Citations -- Chapter 1 Introduction: The Problematic Nature of 2 Corinthians 3 -- Introduction -- The Apologetic Context of 2 Cor 2:14-7:4 -- Paul's Use of Exod 34:29-35 -- The Integrity of 2 Corinthians -- Paul's Opponents -- The Present Study -- Chapter 2 The Question of the Integrity of 2 Corinthians -- Introduction -- The Beginning of the Debate: Johann Salomo Semler -- From Semler to the Present -- An Intermediate Visit (Zwischenbesuch), a Lost Letter (Zwischenbrief ), and an Unaccounted for Event (Zwischenfall) -- The Problematic Nature of 2 Cor 6:14-7:1 -- The Independence of Chapters 10-13 and the Question of Chronology -- The Collection Chapters (Chapters 8 and 9) -- The Separation of 2:14-7:4 from 1:1-2:13 and 7:5-16 -- Verbal Links between 2 Cor 7:4 and 7:5-16 -- The Discontinuity between 2 Cor 2:13 and 2:14 Can Be Explained -- The Contrast in Tone between 2 Cor 2:14-7:4 and 2 Cor 1:1-2:13 -- 7:5-16 is Exaggerated -- No Manuscript or Patristic Evidence Supports the Separation of 2:14-7:4 from Its Surrounding Context -- Conclusion -- Current Hypotheses about the Division of 2 Corinthians -- Critique of the Various Hypotheses -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 The Origins of Paul's First Apology -- Introduction -- Who Were Paul's Detractors? Some Notable Attempts to Identify Paul's Opposition -- Are There References to the "False Apostles" in 2 Cor 2:14-7:4? -- 2 Cor 5:12 -- 2 Cor 2:17 -- 2 Cor 3:1 -- Internal Opposition? 1 Corinthians: Its Cause and Likely Effect -- Evidence for Issues of Concern in 2:14-7:4 That Likely Had Their Origin in 1 Corinthians -- Questions about Paul's "Fitness" -- Allegations of Self-Commendation -- Issues of Concern in 2:14-7:4 That Seem Unrelated to 1 Corinthians -- Accusations of Furtive and Cunning Behavior -- Charges of Fraud
The Collection Prior to 2 Cor 2:14-7:4 -- Paul's Weakness -- Summary -- Chapter 4 "Who is Fit for These Things?" (2 Cor 2:14-3:6) -- Introduction -- Paul, a Participant in God's Triumphal Procession -- Paul's Fitness (Ἱκανότης) and That of Moses -- Concerns about Paul's Honesty: Letters of Recommendation -- Types of Letters: Letters of Introduction -- Types of Letters: Letters of Commission or Authorization -- Types of Letters: Intercessory Letters -- Letters of Recommendation and the Corinthian Community -- Excursus: The Connection between the Issues of Self-Commendation and Letters of Recommendation -- "You Are Our Letter" -- Paul's "Letter" and the Metaphor of the Cultic Procession -- The Letter of Christ and the Torah -- Paul's Use of Scripture -- Scriptural Allusions in 2 Cor 3:3 -- The Torah and Paul's "Letter" of Recommendation -- An Envoy (Διάκονος) of a New Covenant -- Summary and Conclusion -- Chapter 5 The Ministries of Condemnation and Righteousness (2 Cor 3:7-11) -- Introduction -- The Ministries of Paul and Moses: Comparison or Contrast in 2 Cor 3:7-11? -- The Logic of an Argument a minore ad maius -- Comparison and Contrast within 3:7-11? -- The Expansions of Paul's Comparative Argument: 2 Cor 3:7b and 3:10 -- The "Glory" of Moses in Other Jewish Texts -- Contrasts within the Comparative Sentences of 2 Cor 3:7-11 -- Δόξα in the Ministry of Death? -- A Possible Solution -- Jewish Views about Gentiles and the Torah -- Gentiles and the Torah in Paul's Other Writings -- The Connection between God's Glory and Judgment/Punishment -- Summary and Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Not Like Moses? (2 Cor 3:12-18) -- Introduction -- Moses the Veiled Envoy: 2 Cor 3:12-13 -- "Moses" (the Text) and Israel: 2 Cor 3:14-15 -- Israel and Her Clouded Thinking -- "Those Who Are Perishing": 2 Cor 4:3-4 -- Israel and "Those Who Are Perishing": 2 Cor 3:14-15 and 4:3-4
Moses the Paradigmatic Believer: 2 Cor 3:16-18 -- Turning to the Κύριος -- "The Lord is the Spirit" -- Vision and Transformation -- Summary: Believing is Seeing -- Chapter 7 Reading Paul Reading Moses -- Bibliography -- Index of Authors -- Index of Passages Cited -- Index of Subjects
In Moses in Corinth, Paul Duff contends that the imagery focused on Moses in 2 Corinthians 3 functions as an integral part of Paul's apologia, a defense created by the apostle to refute suspicions about his honesty and integrity
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Duff, Paul B. Moses in Corinth : The Apologetic Context of 2 Corinthians 3 Leiden : BRILL,c2015 9789004288430
Subject Moses -- (Biblical leader) -- Biblical teaching.;Bible. -- Corinthians, 2nd, III -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
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