1 Corinthians

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Table Of Contents
General Preface
Author’s Prefaces
Chief Abbreviations

–Paul At Corinth
–Paul’s Subsequent Relations With The Church At Corinth
–The Occasion And Purpose Of 1 Corinthians
–The Authenticity Of The Epistle
–The Date And Place Of Origin



Fig. 1: The Asclepionat Corinth
Fig. 2: The Dining Rooms Of The Asclepion
Fig. 3: A Typical Villa At Anaploga, In Corinth

Additional Info
The cosmopolitan city of Corinth was the site of one of Paul’s greatest evangelistic successes. Yet despite Paul’s having founded the church there, it was full of contention and strife. Dissension ran the gamut from questions about leadership to incest. Some believers were taking fellow Christians to court. There were questions about marriage, celibacy, food offered to idols, public worship and spiritual gifts. In response Paul offered to them, and to us, some of his most profound thinking on the body of Christ, love and the resurrection. Leon Morris, with his characteristic clarity and pastoral heart, sets the issues before us and offers perspectives on the letter’s perennial relevance.

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SKU (ISBN): 9780830842377
Leon Morris
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: September 2008
Tyndale New Testament Commentaries # 7
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Weight 0.68 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × 0.5 × 8.0 in


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