Published December 2001
by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||257|
This book examines the educated elite in 1 Corinthians through the development, and application, of an ancient education model. The research reads Paul's text within the social world of early Christianity and uses social-scientific criticism in reconstructing a model that is appropriate for first-century Corinth. Conflict and Community in Corinth: Socio-rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians Kindle Edition by Ben Witherington (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ben Witherington Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? /5(15). This unprecedented commentary applies an exegetical method informed by both sociological insight and rhetorical analysis to the study of 1 and 2 Corinthians. In addition to using traditional exegetical and historical methods, this unique study also analyzes the two letters of Paul in terms of Greco-Roman rhetoric and ancient social conditions and customs to shed fresh light on the context and 4/5(3). The apostle Paul faced a «double dilemma» in the first-century church in Corinth: although there appears to have been a divisive spirit in the congregation, there was little conflict between the church and its relational environment. Conflict in Corinth examines the situation in Corinth and Paul's response to it by utilizing principles and imagery from systems thinking.
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Analyzing 1 & 2 Corinthians in terms of Greco-Roman rhetoric and ancient social conditions and customs, Witherington sheds fresh light on Paul's message and his relationship with his Corinthian converts. This innovative approach also features commentary that discusses the text according to its rhetorical units rather than the usual verse-by-verse method. pages, softcover from Eerdmans.5/5(1). Corinth: The Paradigm of Christian Conflict By Mark D. Roberts If you consider the issue of Christians in conflict from a New Testament perspective, you will quickly focus on Corinth. Buy Conflict and Community in Corinth: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians by Witherington, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). : Paul in the Roman World: The Conflict at Corinth () by Grant, Robert M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7).