Item description for Paul in Conflict with the Veil by Thomas Schirrmacher...
Thomas Schirrmacher argues that from the biblical teaching that man is the head of woman (1 Cor 11:3) the Corinthians had drawn the false conclusions that in prayer a woman must be veiled (11:4-6) and a man is forbidden to be veiled (11:7), and that the wife exists for the husband but not the husband for the wife (11:8-9). Paul, however, rejected these conclusions and showed in 11:10-16 why the veiling of women did not belong to God's commandments binding upon all the Christian communities. After stating the thesis and presenting his alternative translation and exposition of 1 Cor 11:2-16, he considers the difficulties in the text, presents his alternative exposition in detail (in the form of thirteen theses), discusses quotations and irony in 1 Corinthians, and deals with other NT texts about women's clothing and prayer and about the subordination of wives. New Testament Abstracts 39 (1995) 1:154
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Jun 4, 2007
Publisher VTR Publications
ISBN 3933372461 ISBN13 9783933372468
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More About Thomas Schirrmacher
Thomas Schirrmacher is rector of the Martin Bucer Seminar, a theological seminary seated in Bonn, Germany with several campuses throughout Europe. An expert in ethics, world religions, and international development, he is also president of Giving Hands, an international relief organization. Schirrmacher has authored and edited more than seventy books translated into fourteen languages.