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The Background And Content Of Paul"s Cultic Atonement Metaphors (Academia Biblica (Society of Biblical Literature) (Paper))

by Stephen Finlan

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Published by Society of Biblical Literature .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Metaphor in the Bible,
  • Early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Theology,
  • History of doctrines,
  • N.T,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Atonement,
  • Bible,
  • Epistles of Paul

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8844476M
    ISBN 101589831527
    ISBN 109781589831520

    Dunn, James D.G. (), The New Perspective on Paul. Manson Memprial Lecture, 4 november ; Finlan, Stephen (), The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors, Society of Biblical Literature; Flood, Derek (), Healing the Gospel: A Radical Vision for Grace, Justice, and the Cross, Wipf and Stock Publishers. Finlan has tackled this topic in two previous volumes: The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors (Academia Biblica 19; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, ) and Problems with Atonement: The Origins of, and Controversy about, the Atonement Doctrine (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, ). Now he explores.

      The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors by Stephen Finlan () The Non-Violent Atonement by J. Denny Weaver () Beyond Retribution: a New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime, and Punishment by Christopher Marshall () Recovering the Scandal of the Cross by Joel Green and Mark Baker (). He is also the author of The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors, Problems with Atonement and co-editor of Theosis: Deification in Christian Theology. Opinions on Atonement in Christian Thought () by Stephen Finlan.

    Jesus and His Death: Historiography, the Historical Jesus, and Atonement theory by Scot McKnight; Problems with Atonement by Stephen Finlan; The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors by Stephen Finlan; Thomas Jefferson: A . Finlan, Stephen (), The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors, Society of Biblical Literature External links Edit A taped address to the Annual Assembly of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, December 9, is in the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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The Background And Content Of Paul"s Cultic Atonement Metaphors (Academia Biblica (Society of Biblical Literature) (Paper)) by Stephen Finlan Download PDF EPUB FB2

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In addition to offering an overview of Paul's use of cultic metaphors and an assessment of Paul's synthesis of martyrology and cultic metaphor, this work shows how Paul uses still other metaphors (acquittal, reconciliation, adoption) to picture the beneficial after-effects of that death. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages cm.

Contents: Introduction: Cultic metaphors in Paul --The logic of sacrifice --Curse transmission rituals and Paul's imagery --The sacrificial metaphor in Romans --Redemption and substitution --Martyrology and Title: Academia Biblica (Series) (Brill.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: Cultic metaphors in Paul --The logic of sacrifice --Curse transmission rituals and Paul's imagery --The sacrificial metaphor in Romans --Redemption and substitution --Martyrology and Title.

The background and content of Paul's cultic atonement metaphors. [Stephen Finlan] -- This examination of Gentile and Jewish religious and literary descriptions of sacrificial and expulsion rituals provides a useful background to the study of Paul's metaphorical use of sacrifice and.

Atonement in the New Testament is expressed through metaphors of sacrifice, scapegoat, and redemption to picture the meaning of the death of Christ. The Apostle Paul is the main fountainhead of these soteriological metaphors, but they occur in the other epistles and in Revelation.

Much more on this can be found in his breakthrough PhD research work which is presented in the book The Background And Content Of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors (Paper),e.g. the six levels of spiritualisation are more detailed (p. of Background instead of about 8 pages presently).

This main part of that research book (p. Reviews: 9. Stephen Finlan, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Drew University and has taught at Fordham.

He is also author of Problems with Atonement and Options on Atonement in Christian Thought (both published by Liturgical Press) as well as The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors (SBL and Brill, ).Author: Stephen Finlan PhD.

If you need something to read for Good Friday/Easter, make it Stephen Finlan’s The Background and Content of Paul’s Cultic Atonement Metaphors. It’s a detailed analysis of how Paul thought Christ’s death had saving power, and while no single answer emerges, at least one can be safely excluded: the Protestant idea of penal substitution.

The letters of Paul are difficult to understand, for many reasons. Besides his convoluted sentence structures and huge vocabulary (see chart ), Paul loved to use metaphors.

This is fine for people who know the surrounding culture from which Paul drew those metaphors. But for modern readers, many of these images require clarification. Stephen Finlan's first book was called The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors, I believe this work was largely based on his PHD research on this topic.

As such, this book is quite difficult reading, at times I found myself wishing a good editor had been let loose on the work. Stephen Finlan, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Drew University and has taught at Fordham.

He is also author of Problems with Atonementand Options on Atonement in Christian Thought(both published by Liturgical Press) as well as The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors(SBL and Brill, ).3/5(2).

He has written several books on Christianity, the teachings of Paul, and atonement in Christian thought. Finlan's first book, The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors, was published in In it, he addresses Paul's use of cultic and redemption metaphors to illustrate why the death of Jesus Christ was a saving event.

Stephen Finlan, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Drew University and has taught at Fordham. He is also author of Problems with Atonement and Options on Atonement in Christian Thought (both published by Liturgical Press) as well as The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors (SBL and Brill, ).

Cultic Atonement Metaphors On August 9,Loren Rosson, at busybody, as I mentioned earlier, prepared an excellent review of Stephen Finlan’s new book, The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors.

In his first paragraph he states: “I've wondered about the theological roots of it all. The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors Finlan, Stephen Atlanta/Leiden: Society of Biblical Literature/Brill, pp. x + $/$ The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors: Stephen Finlan: rituals provides a useful background to the study of Paul’s metaphorical use of sacrifice and scapegoat to characterize the significance of the death of Jesus.

In addition to offering an overview of Paul's use of cultic metaphors and an assessment of Paul's. He is also the author of The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors (SBL and Brill, ), Problems with Atonement (Liturgical Press, ) and co-editor of Theosis: Deification in Christian Theology (Wipf and Stock, ).

(BTW Finlan's doctoral dissertation on atonement is now available as not-so-expensive paperback, The Background And Content Of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors but may be less accessible for some readers.) These books are very enlightening, I recommend them s: 4.

He is the author of Options on Atonement in Christian Thought; Problems with Atonement: The Origins of, and Controversy about, the Atonement Doctrine; and The Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors.

Vladimir Kharlamov is an Assistant Professor of Spiritual Theology at Sioux Falls Seminary. show more. The background and content of Paul’s cultic atonement metaphors.

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature. Finlan, S. ().Much of the popular understanding of the apostle Paul has been shaped, not by Paul's letters themselves, but by the Acts of the Apostles.

This understanding, many believe, leads to misunderstanding Paul's theology. In The Apostle Paul and .Overall I found this little book to be very helpful. Finlan offers a convincing treatment of Paul's use of cultic imagery, in particular by pointing out the sacrifice and scapegoat rituals in the Old Testament were not the same thing, as they are often treated, and by demonstrating that cultic and forensic metaphors are only some of the metaphors Paul uses to communicate the /5(7).