Practices of Power - Revisiting the Principalities and Powers in the Pauline Letters (Emerging Scholars Series)
How did the powers "work" in the Pauline community? Robert Ewusie Moses argues that Paul's conception of the powers is best understood through examining the practices he advocates for the early believers. In this detailed study, Moses shows that Paul...
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How did the powers "work" in the Pauline community? Robert Ewusie Moses argues that Paul's conception of the powers is best understood through examining the practices he advocates for the early believers. In this detailed study, Moses shows that Paul believed certain practices guarded believers from the dominion of the powers while others exposed humans to the powers of darkness. Moses traces the distinct function of "power-practices" in each of Paul's letters and draws illuminating comparisons with traditional African religious practices.
Robert Ewusie Moses is assistant professor of religion at High Point University and was recently a Visiting DAAD Scholar at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg. He has written a number of scholarly articles in biblical studies and is researching the concept of idolatry in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity. This volume is a revision of Moses' dissertation at Duke University under the direction of Richard B. Hays. C
- <span><span>how Did The Powers "work" In The Pauline Community? Robert Ewusie Moses Argues That Paul's Conception Of The Powers Is Best Understood Through Examining The Practices He Advocates For The Early Believers. In This Detailed Study, Moses Shows That Paul Believed Certain Practices Guarded Believers From The Dominion Of The Powers While Others Exposed Humans To The Powers Of Darkness. Moses Traces The Distinct Function Of "power-practices" In Each Of Paul's Letters And Draws Illuminating Comparisons With Traditional African Religious Practices.</span></span>