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‘Being at Home in the Body we are in Exile from the Lord’ (2 Cor 5:6b)

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Second Corinthians

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199592104
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595608 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592104.003.0007
‘Being at Home in the Body we are in Exile from the Lord’ (2 Cor 5:6b)

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This statement contradicts Paul's view of body as the place where commitment becomes real. Rather it reflects Philo's distinction between the earthly and the heavenly man, and so must be a slogan of the ‘Spirit‐people’ (pneumatikoi) at Corinth.

Keywords: Body; Spirit‐people; pneumatikoi; slogan; Philo; heavenly man; earthly man

Chapter.  5702 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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