By Roy R. Jeal
A new, sociorhetorical interpretation of the Letter to Philemon
Exploring Philemon indicates how this letter entered the area of the traditional Mediterranean and the early church with a dramatic and strong rhetorical strength by means of studying the diversity of textures interwoven with one another to provide a profound impression on an early Christian (Philemon) and at the church that met in his domestic. It demonstrates that many awesome and sophisticated beneficial properties interact to provide a rhetorical argument that the recent Christian society has to be one among freedom, brotherhood, and partnership not only for the strong, yet for all.
- An research of the visible imagery of the letter
- Application of updated rhetorical, sensory-aesthetic, and intertextual interpretive methods
- Use of Social and cultural, ideological, and theological strategies
Roy R. Jeal is Professor of faith at sales space collage university. he's a member of the Editorial Board of the SBL Press Rhetoric of non secular Antiquity sequence and the guidance Committee for the SBL Rhetoric of non secular Antiquity staff. His guides contain Integrating Theology and Ethics in Ephesians: The Ethos of Communication (Mellen) and Colossians and Philemon: A Beginning-Intermediate Greek Reader (GlossaHouse).
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