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First and Second Corinthians

Author: John Proctor
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2015]
Series: Westminster Bible companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In this volume, John Proctor provides an accessible study on First and Second Corinthians. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians addresses the basic components of human life, such as leadership, marriage, hospitality, and bereavement. The second letter mostly revolves around the pains and joys of a pastoral relationship. Proctor's volume provides insightful commentary that examines how the letters spoke to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Proctor
ISBN: 9780664252625 0664252621
OCLC Number: 889169499
Description: xii, 227 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: First Corinthians. Introduction. Gospel meets Corinth --
Getting to know Corinth --
Paul and Corinth --
Writing to Corinth --
Mapping First Corinthians --
First Corinthians : symptoms and causes. Jews and gentiles --
Bodies and souls --
Women and God --
Pride and power --
No single key --
Joining the conversation --
Part 1, People of the cross : the challenge of the Gospel : 1 Corinthians 1-4. 1, Greeting and grace : 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 --
2, Divisions and leadership P: 1 Corinthians 1:10-4:21 --
Part 2, People of Corinth : the guidance of the Gospel : 1 Corinthians 5-14 . 3, Commitments and conflicts : 1 Corinthians 5:1-7:40 --
Other gods in town : 1 Corinthians 8:1-11:1 --
5, The church and its worship : 1 Corinthians 11:2-14:40 --
Part 3, People of the resurrection : the hope of the gospel : 1 Corinthians 15-16. 6, Easter Gospel : 1 Corinthians 15:1-58 --
7, Plans and personalities : 1 Corinthians 16:1-24 --
Second Corinthians. Introduction. Stress and service --
A new situation --
Clash and challenge --
Gathering gifts --
Titus and the team --
"A different Gospel" --
Coming to town --
One letter or many? --
Mapping Second Corinthians --
Listening to Second Corinthians. Service --
Suffering --
Speech --
Spirituality --
Part 4, Paul's ministry : a call to trust : 2 Corinthians 1-7. 8, Comfortable words : 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 --
9, Difficult days : 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:13 --
10, Confidence and integrity : 2 Corinthians 2:14-5:10 --
11, Repair and reconciliation : 2 Corinthians 5:11-7:16 --
Part 5, Collecting for the saints : 2 Corinthians 8-9. 12, A call to contribute : 2 Corinthians 8-9 --
Part 7, Challenge to Corinth : 2 Corinthians 10-13. 13, A cal to discern and decide : 2 Corinthians 10-13.
Series Title: Westminster Bible companion.
Other Titles: 1st and 2nd Corinthians
Responsibility: John Proctor.

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Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist leaders and students in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume presents the text under discussion,  Read more...

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