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By Ben Witherington III

ISBN-10: 0802801439

ISBN-13: 9780802801432

Interprets Paul's letter in mild of its rhetorical content material and cultural context

Skeptical of the fad between many biblical students to investigate Paul's brief, affectionate letter to the Philippians in mild of Greco-Roman letter-writing conventions, Ben Witherington as an alternative seems at Philippians as a masterful piece of long-distance oratory — an extension of Paul's oral speech, dictated to a scribe and intended to be learn aloud to its recipients. Witherington examines Philippians in gentle of Greco-Roman rhetorical conventions, settling on Paul's objective, highlighting his details and his persuasive suggestions, and contemplating how his unique viewers could have heard and got Paul's message.

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