Bodily Resurrection and Ethics in 1 Cor 15: Connecting Faith by Paul J. Brown

By Paul J. Brown

New testomony students have lengthy well-known a courting among the longer term resurrection and ethics. Paul J. Brown contributes to this ongoing dialogue by means of tracing Paul's common sense for connecting the ethical imperatives in 1 Cor 15 to the physically resurrection. the writer examines the afterlife trust method of the resurrection-deniers and proposes that their eschatology was once knowledgeable via Greco-Roman mythology. This enabled the Corinthians to embody the physically resurrection of Jesus as a hero and reject the possibility in their personal. Brown means that Paul strategically leveraged their Greco-Roman pondering in his dialogue of the resurrection to argue that their in-Christ prestige made them partakers of the Messiah's beatific afterlife, and that the Greco-Roman perform of buyer emulation should still encourage them to stay in imitation of the heavenly man.

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