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5:6 and the Notion and Terminology of Spiritual Death: Hellenistic Moral Philosophy in the Pastoral Epistles
," Aevum 84 (2010) 316 and "Spiritual Weakness, Illness, and Death in 1 Cor 11:30," Journal of Biblical Literature 130 (2011) 145-163.
Her areas of expertise include biblical hermaneutics, the gospels, early Jewish exegesis, the Deutero-Pauline and pastoral epistles
, and feminist-womanist, post-colonial and postmodern biblical interpretation.
Here the focus is on the household codes of various New Testament writings (Colossians, Ephesians, the Pastoral Epistles
, and 1 Peter).
THE Epistles of Paul, which have been given the title of The Pastoral Epistles
, are those to Timothy, Titus and Philemon.
In a more integrated theological curriculum, there might be a course on suffering and evil that integrated a study of Job with various philosophical and theological treatments of these themes, combining this with reflection on appropriate pastoral care; or a course on church and ministry that integrated a study of Ephesians and the pastoral epistles
with reflection on the church by patristic, Reformation and contemporary writers, combining this with the students' reflection on their own practice of church ministry.
* churches based on a post-Pauline conception of Christianity (see the Pastoral Epistles
), in which women began to be stridently forced out from responsibility for worship and decision-making in the congregation; women must henceforth keep silent during worship and leave leadership, administration of the sacraments and public proclamation to men (1 Tim., Eph., Col., 1 Pet.);
The Pastoral Epistles
, especially 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus, reveal the ambivalent position of celibate women in the church community.
Called brothers or barbes, an affectionate term for elderly relatives such as uncles, they recited from memory texts of scripture (mostly vernacular translations of the gospels of Matthew and John or of the pastoral epistles
), preached on morality rather than doctrine, heard confessions, and celebrated the Lord's Supper.
This instructive and readable dissertation prints the Greek text of the Pastoral Epistles
in a careful, episodic arrangement, thus making it possible to follow Dr Miller's detailed and perceptive compositional analysis.
This practice of ordination by elders was already present in some communities of the early church, according to the pastoral epistles
of Paul to Timothy and Titus.
The so - called Pastoral Epistles
, directed primarily at the Christian clergy, are 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus; it is generally agreed that they are the work of one writer, but most modern scholars doubt that it was Paul.