Submission Within the Godhead and the Church in the Epistle to the Philippians: An Exegetical and Theological Examination of the Concept of Submission

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Juni 2007



Deviating from the general tendency to seek answers to the issue of women's submission from creation accounts, this book focuses on Philippians 2: 6-11 as the primary text and reason for embracing submission as the defining characteristic of a Christian community. The argument for submission is thus based on soteriology and ethics of the cross rather than creation. Thus, submission is an integral notion not only for women but all Christians. This book shows that the three notions of submission, equality and authority are not as neatly compartmentalized as many assume.


Chapter 1: Philippians 2:5-11; Chapter 2: Exegesis of Philippians 3; Chapter 3: Mimesis and Power; Chapter 4: Submission in Philippians; Chapter 5: Feminist Theology; Conclusion.


M. Sydney park teaches New Testament at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota and is currently Assistant Professor of New Testament at Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama.


"An interesting study which seeks to integrate a close reading of Philippans." - Expository Times, 1st June 2010.
EAN: 9780567045515
ISBN: 056704551X
Untertitel: 'Library of New Testament Studi'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: T & T CLARK UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2007
Seitenanzahl: 207 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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