Paul and the Agon Motif: Traditional Athletic Imagery in the Pauline Literature

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BRILL, 1967 - Religion - 222 pages
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Contents

A THE HELLENISTIC AGON TRADITION AND ITS ORIGINS
16
The Agon Motif in Greek and Hellenistic Philosophy
23
Hellenistic Judaism and the Agon Tradition
38
Palestinian Judaism and the Games
73
The aywvia of Jesus in Gethsemane
130
The Agon Motif and the Military Image in Paul
157
The Agon Motif in the Pastoral Epistles
165
Pauls Place in the Agon Tradition
187
OUTLINES IN THE POSTPAULINE DEVELOPMENT
196
Bibliography
205
Index of Authors
212
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