Silas in Thessalonica

  title={Silas in Thessalonica},
  author={M. Goulder},
  journal={Journal for the Study of the New Testament},
  pages={106 - 87}
  • M. Goulder
  • Published 1992
  • Philosophy
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
In 1 Thessalonians Paul frequently reminds the Thessalonians that he discussed the points in the letter while he was with them during the brief mission. These are: the need to keep working, the Parousia in the near future, the desirability of marriage, and his own integrity. Parallels with 1 Corinthians and so forth suggest that all these points are related, via a counter-teaching that the kingdom of god had already begun. Hence converts gave up work and sex and were grief-stricken when a… Expand
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