By James Buchanan Wallace

ISBN-10: 3110247844

ISBN-13: 9783110247848

ISBN-10: 3110247852

ISBN-13: 9783110247855

In 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Paul claims to were snatched into paradise yet then tells how he obtained a ""thorn within the flesh"". Many fresh students contend that Paul belittles ecstatic reports similar to the ascent to paradise. This monograph locations 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 within the contexts of historic ascent traditions in addition to different debts of outstanding spiritual event in Paul´s letters, and it engages premodern interpretation of the ascent. This learn argues that for Paul, impressive stories equivalent to the ascent let self-transcending love for God and acquaintances.

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Paulȱisȱsayingȱthatȱifȱheȱwillȱboastȱofȱweaknessȱ heȱwillȱtherebyȱspeakȱtheȱtruth.

Paulȱisȱsayingȱthatȱifȱheȱwillȱboastȱofȱweaknessȱ heȱwillȱtherebyȱspeakȱtheȱtruth.

Paulȱisȱsayingȱthatȱifȱheȱwillȱboastȱofȱweaknessȱ heȱwillȱtherebyȱspeakȱtheȱtruth.

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