Metaphor, Morality, and the Spirit in Romans 8:1-17 / William E. W. Robinson

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رقم التسجيلة 9541
نوع المادة book
ردمك 9781628371536
رقم الطلب

BS 2665.52 .R625

المؤلف Robinson, William E. W

العنوان Metaphor, Morality, and the Spirit in Romans 8:1-17 / William E. W. Robinson
بيانات النشر Atlanta, [UNITED STATES]: SBL Press, 2016.
الوصف المادي 181 P
المحتويات / النص

1- intriduction

2- metaphor theory
3- metaphorrical walk and the spirit - life is a journey 
4- you are in the spirit and the spirit dwells in you
5- from commerce to courtroom "gllows to household


Engage compelling arguments that challenge prominent positions in Pauline studies In this innovative book, William E. W. Robinson takes the reader on a journey through Romans 8:1-17 using Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Conceptual Integration Theory. Robinson delineates the underlying cognitive metaphors, their structure, their function, what they mean, and how Paul's audiences then and now are able to comprehend their meaning. He examines each metaphor in the light of relevant aspects of the Greco-Roman world and Paul's Jewish background. Robinson contends that Paul portrays the Spirit as the principal agent in the religious-ethical life of believers. At the same time, his analysis demonstrates that the conceptual metaphors in Romans 8:1-17 convey the integral role of believers in ethical conduct. In the process, he addresses thorny theological issues such as whether Spirit and flesh signal an internal battle within believers or two conflicting ways of life. Finally, Robinson shows how this study is relevant to related Pauline passages and challenges scholars to incorporate these methods into their own investigation of biblical texts.
Features:Sustained argument that sheds new light on how Paul communicates with his audiencesSubstantial contribution to current debates about central theological conceptsConceptual Metaphor Theory and Conceptual Integration Theory applied to the metaphors in Romans 8:1-17

المواضيع Bible. Romans, VIII, 1-17
Metaphor in the Bible
Holy Spirit - Biblical teaching