Współczesne kierunki badań nad Listem do Filemona


  • Bartosz Adamczewski Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie



In the period of last two or three decades interpretation of the Letter to Philemon has undergone significant changes. Exegetes applying the historical-critical method proposed recently several new ways of reconstructing the situation that occasioned Paul’s writing the letter. It has been suggested e.g. that Onesimus was no runaway, but probably an envoy from Colossae, or Philemon’s estranged brother, or a slave justifiably seeking intercession, or a roamer. Synchronic methods applied by many exegetes (structural, rhetorical, narrative and pragmatic criticism) elucidate various kinds of influence of the letter upon the reader. More and more popular becomes also nowadays manifold liberationist approach. However, beyond applying these various hermeneutic procedures there is also, at least for believing exegetes, an important task of adequate explaining the significance of the Letter to Philemon as an inspired writing.



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Adamczewski, B. (2005). Współczesne kierunki badań nad Listem do Filemona. Ruch Biblijny I Liturgiczny, 58(1), 45–55.



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