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Paul, military imagery and social disadvantage
(University of the Free State, 2016)
In the past, attention for the social position or standing of the early Jesus followers was overrun by concerns for the theological and religious dimensions of those communities. The role of the Roman Empire and the impact ...
The interpretation of the New Testament as the study of texts and contexts : hermeneutics, identities, communities
(University of the Free State, 2013)
The focus here is on texts, Pauline and texts invoked by Paul, and ever-present imperial "super"-texts. The latter also establishes the context, as the social setting of Paul's letters with their rhetorical use of Othering ...