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Learning Through Suffering
The Educational Value of Suffering in the New Testament and in Its Milieu

By Charles H. Talbert

Learning Through Suffering
Paperback, 96 pages $19.95
Published: 1st May 2018
ISBN: 9781481309776
Format: 8.5in x 5.5in


Subjects: Biblical Theology, New Testament

From the various biblical explanations of suffering, this volume chooses to focus on one: suffering sometimes possesses an educational value. It explores the differing versions of this view in Paul, James, 1 Peter, Hebrews, and Luke-Acts, and sets these Christian perspectives against the backdrop of similar explanations in Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures.

Preface

1. The Educational Value of Suffering in Mediterranean Antiquity

2. The Educational Value of Suffering in James

3. The Educational Value of Suffering in 1 Peter

4. The Educational Value of Suffering in Hebrews

5. The Educational Value of Suffering in Luke-Acts

Conclusion

Charles H. Talbert (PhD, Vanderbilt University) is Distinguished Professor of Religion at Baylor University. A former editor of the Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series, he is the author or editor of more than two dozen books.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 96 pages
ISBN:
 9781481309776
Format:
 8.5in x 5.5in

BISAC Code:
  REL006220, REL006630, REL067000
Imprint:
 Baylor University Press



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