The Heavenly Trumpet: John Chrysostom and the Art of Pauline Interpretation
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Number of Pages: 563
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2002
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The Love Chapter: The Meaning of First Corinthians 13John Chrysostom, Frederica Mathewes-GreenParaclete Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback$10.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Arguing that all Pauline interpretation depends significantly on the ways in which readers formulate their own images of the apostle, Margaret M. Mitchell posits that John Chrysostom, the most prolific interpreter of the Pauline epistles in the early church, exemplifies this phenomenon. Mitchell brings together Chrysostom's copious portraits of Paul--of his body, his soul, and his life circumstances--and for the first time analyzes them as complex rhetorical compositions built on well-known conventions of Greco-Roman rhetoric. Two appendices offer a fresh translation of Chrysostom's seven homilies de laudibus sancti Pauli and a catalogue of color plates of artistic representations that graphically represent the author/exegete dynamic this study explores.
Anthony Baer5 Stars Out Of 5November 24, 2008Anthony BaerThis book was exactly what I needed for an upcoming talk on precisely this topic. I know of no other scholarly piece that approaches, much less equals, this work.
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