New PDF release: An Apostle in Battle: Paul and Spiritual Warfare in 2

By Lisa M. Bowens

during this shut studying of two Corinthians 12:1-10, Lisa M. Bowens offers a close historical-critical exegesis and comparative research to set up that Paul hyperlinks his ascent in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 to two Corinthians 10:3-6 the place he foregrounds a cosmic conflict round the brain and the information of God. In 10:3-6, the apostle provides a trilateral framework of cosmology, epistemology, and theological anthropology, which converge in his heavenly trip. Lisa M. Bowens examines numerous Jewish and Greco-Roman texts and calls recognition to the patience and significance of martial imagery in chapters 10-13 of moment Corinthians, together with in Paul's ascent narrative. furthermore, prayers of deliverance from evil forces develop into extra common round the first century, and this paintings situates Paul's request in 2 Corinthians 12:8 inside of this genre.

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