Defending Shame

Its Formative Power in Paul's Letters
Product Number: EB00763424
Released: Apr 21, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493422302
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

Our culture often views shame in a negative light. However, Paul's use of shame, when properly understood and applied, has much to teach the contemporary church. Filling a lacuna in Pauline scholarship, this book shows how Paul uses shame to admonish and to transform the minds of his readers into the mind of Christ. The author examines Paul's use of shame for moral formation within his Jewish and Greco-Roman context, compares and contrasts Paul's use of shame with other cultural voices, and offers a corrective understanding for today's church. Foreword by Luke Timothy Johnson.

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Author(s): Te-Li Lau, Luke Johnson
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Apr 21, 2020

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