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The First Epistle to the Corinthians : a commentary on the Greek text

Author: Anthony C Thiselton
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 2000.
Series: New international Greek Testament commentary (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
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"One of the world's most respected Christian theologians, Anthony Thiselton here provides in-depth discussion of the language of 1 Corinthians, presents his own careful translation of the Greek, traces the main issues of interpretation from the church fathers to the present, and highlights topics of theological, ethical, and sociohistorical interest today, including ethics and "rights," marriage, divorce and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Named Person: Paulus <Apostel>
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony C Thiselton
ISBN: 0802824498 9780802824493 9780802870919 0802870910 0853645590 9780853645597
OCLC Number: 44926923
Description: xxxiii, 1446 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Roman Corinth in the time of Paul : geography, archaeology, socioeconomic status, prosperity, and culture of pragmatic pluralism --
The Christian community in Corinth : beginnings, nature, and relations with Paul --
The occasion of the Epistle : dates, reports, letters, and integrity --
Argument and rhetoric : does Paul the letter writer, theologian, and pastor use rhetorical forms and structures? --
Address, greeting, and thanksgiving (1:1-9) --
Causes and cures of splits within the community; loyalty groupings or status groupings in conflict with the nature of the cross, the Spirit, and the ministry (1:10-4:21) --
Moral issues which demand a clear-cut verdict (5:1-6:20) --
Response to inquiries about marriage and related issues and about associations with idols (7:1-11:1) --
Freedom, status, reciprocity, and respect for the other in the ordering of public worship and in attitudes toward "spiritual gifts" (11:2-14:40) --
The resurrection of the dead (15:1-58) --
Further matters of concern (16:1-24).
Series Title: New international Greek Testament commentary (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Responsibility: by Anthony C. Thiselton.

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A new examination of a classic Christian text begins with the Greek text of the Corinthians and outlines the most important theological, ethical, and socio-historical issues surrounding this seminal  Read more...

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