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Transient Apostle$
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Timothy Luckritz Marquis

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300187144

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300187144.001.0001

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Whether Home or Away

Whether Home or Away

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(p.112) 5 Whether Home or Away
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Transient Apostle
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Timothy Luckritz Marquis

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0006

This chapter discusses the theme of judgment, which influences Paul to target the attitude and behavior of the Corinthians. It reviews a language Paul used that might reflect his initial and basic message, and looks at Paul's discussion on the connection between death and apostleship in light of Christ's death. This discussion leads to the removal of consolatory motifs. The chapter ends with the issue that the pacing of the imagery that serves as a unique characteristic of the letter provides the rhetorical function of causing many cultural discourses; these define Paul as an apostle in relation to these discourses.

Keywords:   judgment, Corinthians, language, death, apostleship, consolatory motifs, imagery, rhetorical function, cultural discourses

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