Friendship, Flattery, and Frankness of Speech

Friendship, Flattery, and Frankness of Speech

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An investigation of the three related topics of friendship, flattery and frankness of speech (parrhesia) in the Greco- Roman world. The essays examine this triad in Philodemus and Plutarch, discuss Paul's use of friendship language in Philippians, and explore the concept of parrhesia in Paul, Acts, Hebrews, and the Johannine corpus.Studies on Friendship in the New Testament World John T. Fitzgerald. INTRODUCTION The essays contained in this volume reflect the work of the Hellenistic Moral Philosophy and Early Christianity Group, a program unit of the Society ofanbsp;...

Title:Friendship, Flattery, and Frankness of Speech
Author:John T. Fitzgerald
Publisher:BRILL - 1996


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