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Impartial God: Essays in Biblical Studies in Honor of Jouette M Bassler (Calvin J Roetzel Robert L Foster (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2007) 9781906055226
Impartial God: Essays in Biblical Studies in Honor of Jouette M Bassler (Calvin J Roetzel Robert L Foster (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2007) 9781906055226
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Title: The Impartial God: Essays in Biblical Studies in Honor of Jouette M Bassler

Author: Roetzel, Calvin J Robert L Foster (eds)

Publisher: Sheffield Phoenix Press; Publication Date: 2007

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781906055226

Volumes: 1; Pages: 320

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Jouette M. Bassler, Professor of New Testament at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University since 1986, is widely recognized for contributions to Pauline studies, the Pastoral Epistles, women in the New Testament, and for her work as editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature from 1995 to 1999.The nineteen contributions to this Festschrift include: Charles Cousar on the Christ-hymn in Philippians, Gordon Fee on the locative en in Galatians, Benjamin Fiore on kinship address in Philemon, Robert Foster on the visions of grace in Ephesians, Serge Frolov on the "Rebellious Tenants" story as political allegory, Victor Furnish on the theology of faith, love, and hope in 1 Thessalonians, Roy Heller on widows in Deuteronomy, Robert Jewett on wrath and violence in Romans and 1 Thessalonians, Elizabeth Johnson on first-century asceticism, Ila Bovee Kraft on the fictive interlocutor in 1 Corinthians 14, Steven Kraftchick on death in Philippians, Alan Mitchell on friendship in 1 Cor. 6:8, Richard Nelson on Achsah in Judges, Jerome Neyrey on characters in the Fourth Gospel, David Rensberger on the Holy Spirit in Pauline churches, Calvin Roetzel on violent metaphorical language in 2 Corinthians, E. P. Sanders on the providence of God in Josephus and Paul, Joseph Tyson on conflicting views of leadership in Acts, and Larry Yarbrough on concern for the poor of Jerusalem.ContentsA Tribute to Jouette M. Bassler. Calvin Roetzel and Robert Foster1. The Widow in Deuteronomy: Beneficiary of Compassion and Co-option. Roy L. Heller2. What is Achsah Doing in Judges? Richard D. Nelson3. Reclaiming the Vineyard: The "Rebellious Tenants" Story as a Political Allegory. Serge Frolov4. Role and Status in the Fourth Gospel: Cutting through the Confusion. Jerome H. Neyrey, SJ5. Showing and Telling: Issues of Authority and Leadership in Acts. Joseph B. Tyson6. God Gave the Law to Condemn: Providence in Paul and Josephus. E. P. Sanders7. Spirit, Spirituality, and Divine Presence in Paul. David Rensberger8. Paul, the Pillars, and the Collection for Jerusalem. Larry Yarbrough9. Wrath and Violence in Paul's First and Last Letters: Reflections on the Implications of Divine Impartiality. Robert Jewett10. Friends Do Not Wrong Friends: Friendship and Justice in 1 Corinthians 6.8. Alan C. Mitchell11. The Interlocutor Speaks: Diatribal Patterns in 1 Corinthians 14.34-35. Ila Bovee Kraft12. A Rhetoric of 'Violence': Mere Metaphor or Virtual Reality? 2 Corinthians 10.1-6 and 11.1-15. Calvin J. Roetzel13. Paul's Use of the Locative en in Galatians: On Text and Meaning in Galatians 1.6; 1.16; 2.20; 3.11-12 and 3.26. Gordon D. Fee14. Exploring the Limits of Grace: The Theological and Rhetorical Force of charis in Ephesians. Robert L. Foster15. Abstracting Paul's Theology: Extending Reflections on 'Death' in Philippians. Steven Kraftchick16. The Function of the Christ Hymn (2.6-11) in Philippians. Charles Cousar17. Faith, Love, and Hope: First Thessalonians as a Theological Document. Victor Paul Furnish18. A Modest Proposal in Context. E. Elizabeth Johnson19. Christian Kinship in the Paraenesis of Philemon. Benjamin Fiore, SJ
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