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Fredrickson, David E
Eros and the Christ : longing and envy in Paul's Christology / David E. Frederickson
Alternate Title Longing and envy in Paul's Christology
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BT205 .F74 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Jesus Christ -- Person and offices
Bible. Epistles of Paul -- Theology
Subject(s) Desire -- Religious aspects
Envy -- Religious aspects
Physical Description xvii, 181 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Summary The self-emptying of Christ (kenosis) in Philippians 2 has long been the focus of attention by Christian theologians and interpreters of Paul's christology. David E. Fredrickson sheds dramatic new light on familiar texts by discussing the centuries-old language of love and longing in Greek and Roman epistolary literature, showing that a "physics" of desire was related to notions of power and dominance. Paul's kenotic Christology challenged not only received notions of the power of the gods but of the very nature of love itself as a component of human society
Series Paul in critical contexts

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