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Leadership and Lifestyle : The Portrait of Paul in the Miletus Speech and 1 Thessalonians.

By: Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph SeriesPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511151408
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leadership and Lifestyle : The Portrait of Paul in the Miletus Speech and 1 ThessaloniansDDC classification:
  • 225.92
LOC classification:
  • BS2625.2 .W25 2000
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- 1 WHY STUDY THE MILETUS SPEECH? -- 1.1 The Paul of Acts/Paul of the epistles debate -- 1.1.1 Three schools of thought -- 1.1.2 Vielhauer and Haenchen -- 1.1.3 Responses to Vielhauer and Haenchen -- Methodological responses -- Evidential responses -- 1.1.4 The relevance of the Miletus speech -- 1.2 Luke's knowledge of the Pauline epistles -- 1.2.1 The case for no knowledge -- 1.2.2 The case for knowledge -- 1.2.3 Responses to the case for knowledge -- 1.2.4 The relevance of the Miletus speech -- 1.3 Review of previous work on the speech -- 1.3.1 Pauline tradition -- 1.3.2 Lukan composition -- The speech derived from the epistles -- Style criticism -- Redaction criticism -- 1.3.3 Farewell speech as genre -- 1.3.4 Structural studies -- 1.3.5 An attempt to re-set the agenda -- 1.3.6 Narrative-critical approaches -- 1.3.7 Rhetorical-critical approaches -- 1.4 Orientation of this study -- 2 ARE PARALLELS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER? -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Parallelism in Luke-Acts -- 2.2.1 Rackham -- 2.2.2 Goulder -- 2.2.3 Talbert -- 2.2.4 Conclusion -- 2.3 What kind of unity have Luke and Acts? -- 2.4 A hierarchy of connections -- 2.5 Acts and the Pauline parallels -- 2.5.1 Why focus on one letter? -- 2.5.2 The use of criteria -- 2.6 Conclusion -- 3 THE MILETUS SPEECH IN CONTEXT -- 3.1 Immediate context -- 3.2 Literary genre -- 3.2.1 Is there a genre 'farewell speech'? -- Jewish examples -- Graeco-Roman examples -- Conclusion -- 3.2.2 Is the Miletus speech a `farewell speech'? -- Occasion -- Contents -- Discussion -- 3.3 Structure -- 3.3.1 Markers of structure -- Greek sentence structure -- Repetitions -- Time references -- Change of subject -- 3.3.2 Chiastic structure? -- 3.3.3 A proposed structure -- 3.4 Overview of contents.
3.4.1 Verses 18-21: retrospect -- 3.4.2 Verses 22-4: the future of Paul in Jerusalem -- 3.4.3 Verses 25-27: prospect and retrospect -- 3.4.4 Verses 28-31: a charge to the elders -- 3.4.5 Verses 32-5: conclusion -- 3.5 Themes -- 3.5.1 Faithful fulfilment of leadership responsibility -- 3.5.2 Suffering -- 3.5.3 The attitude to wealth and work -- 3.5.4 The death of Jesus -- EXCURSUS 1: THE TEXT AND TRANSLATION OF ACTS 20.28B -- The correct reading -- Translation and meaning -- 4 THE MILETUS SPEECH AND LUKE'S GOSPEL -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.1.1 The context in Acts -- 4.1.2 Parallels in Luke's Gospel -- 4.2 Luke 22.14-38 -- 4.2.1 The Last Supper discourse as a farewell speech -- Occasion -- Contents -- 4.2.2 Suffering to come -- 4.2.3 The efficacy of the death of Jesus -- 4.2.4 Leadership -- 4.2.5 Money and work -- 4.2.6 Summary -- 4.3 Luke 12.1-53 -- 4.3.1 Leadership -- 4.3.2 Suffering -- 4.3.3 Money -- 4.3.4 Other verbal parallels -- 4.3.5 Summary -- 4.4 Luke 21.5-36 -- 4.5 Briefer passages -- 4.5.1 Luke 7.38, 44 -- 4.5.2 Luke 9.2 -- 4.5.3 Luke 10.3 -- 4.5.4 Luke 13.32 -- 4.6 Conclusion: leadership -- EXCURSUS 2: THE TEXT OF LUKE 22.17-20 -- 5 THE MILETUS SPEECH AND 1 THESSALONIANS -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.1.1 Why 1 Thessalonians? -- 5.1.2 Our approach to parallels -- 5.2 Orientation to 1 Thessalonians -- 5.2.1 Authorship -- The use of the plural -- 5.2.2 Date -- The date of the letter -- 5.2.3 Occasion -- The nature of the letter -- Exigencies of the letter -- Eschatology -- Persecution in Thessalonica -- Ecstatic manifestations -- Paul defending himself -- Conclusions on exigencies -- 5.2.4 Summary -- 5.3 From the Miletus speech to 1 Thessalonians -- 5.3.1 Leadership -- Verbs of knowing -- Paul's 'defence' -- The call to the Thessalonian leaders -- 5.3.2 Suffering -- Paul's own suffering -- The Thessalonian Christians' suffering.
A Christian attitude to suffering -- 5.3.3 Money and work -- 1 Thessalonians 2.5ff, 9 -- 1 Thessalonians 4.11f -- 5.14 -- Conclusions -- 5.3.4 The death of Jesus -- 5.3.5 Conclusions -- 5.4 From 1 Thessalonians to the Miletus speech -- 5.4.1… -- 5.4.2… -- 5.4.3 The Christian message -- Tò… -- ('O)… -- 5.4.4 The teaching of Jesus as the basis for ethical exhortation -- 5.4.5… -- 5.4.6… -- 5.4.7… -- 5.5 Leadership in 1 Thessalonians -- 5.6 Conclusions -- 6 THE MILETUS SPEECH, EPHESIANS AND 2 TIMOTHY -- 6.1 Ephesians and the Miletus speech -- 6.1.1 Evaluation of proposed parallels -- 6.2. 2 Timothy and the Miletus speech -- 6.2.1 Schmithals' evidence -- 6.3 Conclusion -- 7 CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS -- 7.1 Review and summary of results -- 7.2 Implications for study of the Miletus speech -- 7.2.1 The Miletus speech in Luke-Acts -- 7.2.2 Luke's source(s) -- Schulze -- Aejemelaus -- Luke and Paul -- 7.3 Implications for the Paul of Acts/Paul of the epistles debate -- 7.4 Future work suggested by this study -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Texts and translations -- Reference tools -- Articles, books, dissertations, etc. -- INDEX OF ANCIENT TEXTS -- INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS -- INDEX OF SUBJECTS.
Summary: This book identifies and compares major themes in Luke and Paul's views of Christian leadership.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- 1 WHY STUDY THE MILETUS SPEECH? -- 1.1 The Paul of Acts/Paul of the epistles debate -- 1.1.1 Three schools of thought -- 1.1.2 Vielhauer and Haenchen -- 1.1.3 Responses to Vielhauer and Haenchen -- Methodological responses -- Evidential responses -- 1.1.4 The relevance of the Miletus speech -- 1.2 Luke's knowledge of the Pauline epistles -- 1.2.1 The case for no knowledge -- 1.2.2 The case for knowledge -- 1.2.3 Responses to the case for knowledge -- 1.2.4 The relevance of the Miletus speech -- 1.3 Review of previous work on the speech -- 1.3.1 Pauline tradition -- 1.3.2 Lukan composition -- The speech derived from the epistles -- Style criticism -- Redaction criticism -- 1.3.3 Farewell speech as genre -- 1.3.4 Structural studies -- 1.3.5 An attempt to re-set the agenda -- 1.3.6 Narrative-critical approaches -- 1.3.7 Rhetorical-critical approaches -- 1.4 Orientation of this study -- 2 ARE PARALLELS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER? -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Parallelism in Luke-Acts -- 2.2.1 Rackham -- 2.2.2 Goulder -- 2.2.3 Talbert -- 2.2.4 Conclusion -- 2.3 What kind of unity have Luke and Acts? -- 2.4 A hierarchy of connections -- 2.5 Acts and the Pauline parallels -- 2.5.1 Why focus on one letter? -- 2.5.2 The use of criteria -- 2.6 Conclusion -- 3 THE MILETUS SPEECH IN CONTEXT -- 3.1 Immediate context -- 3.2 Literary genre -- 3.2.1 Is there a genre 'farewell speech'? -- Jewish examples -- Graeco-Roman examples -- Conclusion -- 3.2.2 Is the Miletus speech a `farewell speech'? -- Occasion -- Contents -- Discussion -- 3.3 Structure -- 3.3.1 Markers of structure -- Greek sentence structure -- Repetitions -- Time references -- Change of subject -- 3.3.2 Chiastic structure? -- 3.3.3 A proposed structure -- 3.4 Overview of contents.

3.4.1 Verses 18-21: retrospect -- 3.4.2 Verses 22-4: the future of Paul in Jerusalem -- 3.4.3 Verses 25-27: prospect and retrospect -- 3.4.4 Verses 28-31: a charge to the elders -- 3.4.5 Verses 32-5: conclusion -- 3.5 Themes -- 3.5.1 Faithful fulfilment of leadership responsibility -- 3.5.2 Suffering -- 3.5.3 The attitude to wealth and work -- 3.5.4 The death of Jesus -- EXCURSUS 1: THE TEXT AND TRANSLATION OF ACTS 20.28B -- The correct reading -- Translation and meaning -- 4 THE MILETUS SPEECH AND LUKE'S GOSPEL -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.1.1 The context in Acts -- 4.1.2 Parallels in Luke's Gospel -- 4.2 Luke 22.14-38 -- 4.2.1 The Last Supper discourse as a farewell speech -- Occasion -- Contents -- 4.2.2 Suffering to come -- 4.2.3 The efficacy of the death of Jesus -- 4.2.4 Leadership -- 4.2.5 Money and work -- 4.2.6 Summary -- 4.3 Luke 12.1-53 -- 4.3.1 Leadership -- 4.3.2 Suffering -- 4.3.3 Money -- 4.3.4 Other verbal parallels -- 4.3.5 Summary -- 4.4 Luke 21.5-36 -- 4.5 Briefer passages -- 4.5.1 Luke 7.38, 44 -- 4.5.2 Luke 9.2 -- 4.5.3 Luke 10.3 -- 4.5.4 Luke 13.32 -- 4.6 Conclusion: leadership -- EXCURSUS 2: THE TEXT OF LUKE 22.17-20 -- 5 THE MILETUS SPEECH AND 1 THESSALONIANS -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.1.1 Why 1 Thessalonians? -- 5.1.2 Our approach to parallels -- 5.2 Orientation to 1 Thessalonians -- 5.2.1 Authorship -- The use of the plural -- 5.2.2 Date -- The date of the letter -- 5.2.3 Occasion -- The nature of the letter -- Exigencies of the letter -- Eschatology -- Persecution in Thessalonica -- Ecstatic manifestations -- Paul defending himself -- Conclusions on exigencies -- 5.2.4 Summary -- 5.3 From the Miletus speech to 1 Thessalonians -- 5.3.1 Leadership -- Verbs of knowing -- Paul's 'defence' -- The call to the Thessalonian leaders -- 5.3.2 Suffering -- Paul's own suffering -- The Thessalonian Christians' suffering.

A Christian attitude to suffering -- 5.3.3 Money and work -- 1 Thessalonians 2.5ff, 9 -- 1 Thessalonians 4.11f -- 5.14 -- Conclusions -- 5.3.4 The death of Jesus -- 5.3.5 Conclusions -- 5.4 From 1 Thessalonians to the Miletus speech -- 5.4.1… -- 5.4.2… -- 5.4.3 The Christian message -- Tò… -- ('O)… -- 5.4.4 The teaching of Jesus as the basis for ethical exhortation -- 5.4.5… -- 5.4.6… -- 5.4.7… -- 5.5 Leadership in 1 Thessalonians -- 5.6 Conclusions -- 6 THE MILETUS SPEECH, EPHESIANS AND 2 TIMOTHY -- 6.1 Ephesians and the Miletus speech -- 6.1.1 Evaluation of proposed parallels -- 6.2. 2 Timothy and the Miletus speech -- 6.2.1 Schmithals' evidence -- 6.3 Conclusion -- 7 CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS -- 7.1 Review and summary of results -- 7.2 Implications for study of the Miletus speech -- 7.2.1 The Miletus speech in Luke-Acts -- 7.2.2 Luke's source(s) -- Schulze -- Aejemelaus -- Luke and Paul -- 7.3 Implications for the Paul of Acts/Paul of the epistles debate -- 7.4 Future work suggested by this study -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Texts and translations -- Reference tools -- Articles, books, dissertations, etc. -- INDEX OF ANCIENT TEXTS -- INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS -- INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

This book identifies and compares major themes in Luke and Paul's views of Christian leadership.

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