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Title: A Matter of Method (II)
Subtitle: 2 Cor 4,13 and the Recent Studies of Schenck and Campbell
Author(s): LAMBRECHT, Jan
Journal: Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
Volume: 86 Issue: 4 Date: 2010
In separate articles both Kenneth Schenck and Douglas A. Campbell maintain that in 2 Corinthians 4,13 Paul interprets his quotation from Ps 115,1 LXX ('He believed, therefore he spoke') in christocentric terms: 'Jesus believed, therefore Jesus spoke'. According to these authors Paul is taking in consideration the narrative of the whole psalm. The present study pleads for a rather simple comparative understanding: Paul has the same state of mind, the same spirit of faith as the psalmist; no attention appears to be given the psalmist’s narrative.