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The second letter to the Corinthians

Author: J Murphy-O'Connor
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: New Testament theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

In this survey, Father Murphy-O'Conner provides the background and the social, religious and economic situation to the dialogue of Paul's Second letter. Integrating such background information into a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Murphy-O'Connor
ISBN: 0521353793 9780521353793 0521358981 9780521358989
OCLC Number: 232662930
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Part I. Introduction: 1. Life in Corinth; 2. The background of 2 Corinthians; Part II. The Letters: 3. Clearing up misunderstandings (1:1-2:13); 4. Authentic ministry (2:14-6:10); 5. Relations with Corinth (6:11-7:16); 6. The collection for Jerusalem (8:1 - 9:15); 7. What went wrong at Corinth?; 8. Paul takes the offensive (10:1-18); 9. The fool's speech (11:1-12:13); 10. A warning prepares a visit (12:4-13:13); Part III. Then and Now: 11. 2 Corinthians and the New Testament; 12. The significance of 2 Corinthians for today; Suggestions for further reading; Footnotes; Index.
Series Title: New Testament theology.
Responsibility: Jerome Murphy-O'Connor.


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