AN ARISTOPHANIC CONTRAST TO PHILIPPIANS 2.6–7

NORMAN H. YOUNG
  • New Testament Studies, January 1999, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s0028688598001532

A parallel between a Greek Playwright and Paul's Letter to the Philippians

What is it about?

Aristophanes' picture of the greed of the gods contrasts with Jesus' humiliation

Why is it important?

It helps us see apostolic ideas of God in contrast to the classical world

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