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Power through weakness : Paul's understanding of the Christian ministry in 2 Corinthians

Author: Timothy B Savage
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 86.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr Savage explains Paul's paradoxical description of his ministry: 'When I am weak, then I am strong!' Drawing from archaeological data on first-century Corinth, this study establishes the secular  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Paul, (saint ;
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy B Savage
ISBN: 0521496403 9780521496407
OCLC Number: 31740242
Notes: Rev. and updated version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Cambridge Univ., 1987.
Description: xvi, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1: Power through weakness: the background --
The social setting of first-century Corinth: an historical examination --
The situation of the Corinthian church: a biblical analysis --
pt. 2: Power through weakness: the meaning --
The nature of the Christian ministry: the glory of Christ --
The nature of the Christian ministry: the shame of the cross --
The pattern of the Christian ministry: glory through shame --
The pattern of the Christian ministry: power through weakness.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 86.
Responsibility: Timothy B. Savage.
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"This book is a masterful treatment of Paul's defense of his ministry in 2 Corinthians, a ministry that, ironically, though 'weak' in the eyes of the Corinthians, demonstrated the power of God." Read more...

 
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