MPhil NT A2.4: Assess the influence of popular philosophical ethics on Paul.

  • Barclay, J. M. G. “Security and Self-Sufficiency: A Comparison of Paul and Epictetus” Ex Auditu 24 (2009): 60-72.
  • Engberg-Pedersen, Troels. Paul and the Stoics (Westminster John Knox, 2000).
  • Malherbe, Abraham. Paul and the Popular Philosophers (Fortress, 1989).
  • Malherbe, Abraham. “Exhortation in First Thessalonians” Novum Testamentum 25 (1983): 238-56.
  • Malherbe, Abraham. “‘Gentle as a Nurse’: The Cynic Background to I Thess II” Novum Testamentum 12 (1979): 203-17.
  • Rowe, Kavin C. One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions (YUP, 2016).
  • Thorsteinsson, Runar M. “Paul and Roman Stoicism: Romans 12 and Contemporary Stoic Ethics” JSNT 29 (2006): 139-61.


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