Jisk Steetskamp

Autorschaft und Sklavenperspektive im Ersten Petrusbrief

[Authorship and the Slaves' Perspective in the First Epistle of Peter.]
2020. XVIII, 331 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-156955-5
Published in German.
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Summary
At a glance, the First Epistle of Peter reads like a guide to subservience. Alluding to the Exodus narrative, however, Jisk Steetskamp's study goes beneath the surface to uncover a hidden message of resistance. He argues that by putting readers in the slaves' position, this paraenesis – most likely written by an educated Jewish slave – actually serves as a blueprint for a new and more just way of life.

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe (WUNT II)