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Redescribing Paul and the Corinthians
Ron Cameron (Editor), Merrill P. Miller (Editor)

ISBN 158983528X
Status Available
Price: $40.95
Binding Paperback
Publication Date April, 2011
   

This second volume of studies by members of the SBL Seminar on Ancient Myths and Modern Theories of Christian Origins reassesses the agenda of modern scholarship on Paul and the Corinthians. The contributors challenge the theory of religion assumed in most New Testament scholarship and adopt a different set of theoretical and historical terms for redescribing the beginnings of the Christian religion. They propose explanations of the relationship between Paul and the recipients of 1 Corinthians; the place of Paul's Christ-myth for his gospel; the reasons for a disinterest in and rejection of Paul's gospel and/or for the reception and attraction of it; and the disjunction between Paul's collective representation of the Corinthians in 1 Corinthians and the Corinthians' own engagement with Paul in mythmaking and social formation, including mutual (mis)translation and (mis)appropriation of the other's discourse and practices. The contributors are Ron Cameron and Merrill P. Miller, Jonathan Z. Smith, Burton L. Mack, William E. Arnal, Stanley K. Stowers, Richard S. Ascough, and John S. Kloppenborg.

Ron Cameron is Professor of Religion at Wesleyan University. Merrill P. Miller is Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. They are co-chairs of the SBL Seminar on Ancient Myths and Modern Theories of Christian Origins and co-editors of Redescribing Christian Origins (Society of Biblical Literature).

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Hardback edition available from Brill Academic Publishers (www.brill.nl)




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