Lau, Te-Li,

Defending shame : its formative power in Paul's letters / [print] Te-Li Lau ; foreword by Luke Timothy Johnson. - Grand Rapids : Baker Academic, (c)2020. - 1 online resource (250 pages)

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Foreword/ Introduction; Part 1: Framework; 1. Definitional background; 2. Greco-Roman backgrounds; 3. Jewish backgrounds; Part 2: Exegesis; 4. Paul's use of retrospective shame; 5. Paul's use of prospective shame; 6. Constructing Paul's use of shame; Part 3: Cultural Engagement; 7. Contemporary contribution; 8. Contemporary challenges. Luke Timothy Johnson;

Explores the Apostle Paul's use of shame and reclaims its positive usage for moral formation.



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Bible.--Epistles of Paul--Criticism, interpretation, etc.


Shame--Religious aspects--Christianity.


Electronic books.

BT714 BT714.J67.D444 2020

BT714 BT714.J67.D444 2020

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