1 Corinthians : Sacra Pagina Paperback
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1 Corinthians : Sacra Pagina
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Paul introduces us to a flesh-and-blood community whose humanness was all too apparent. Sex, death, and money were among the issues they had to face. Social conflicts and tension within their Christian community were part of their daily lives. Paul uses all of his diplomacy, rhetorical skill, and authority to exhort the Corinthian community to be as one in Christ.
In examining Pauls message and method, Collins approaches First Corinthians as a Hellenistic letter written to people dealing with real issues in the Hellenistic world. He cites existing Hellenistic letters to show that Paul was truly a letter writer of his own times. Collins makes frequent references to the writings of the philosophic moralists to help clarify the way in which Paul spoke to his beloved Corinthians. He also comments on some aspects of the social circumstances that shaped the Christians of Corinth.
1 Corinthians : Sacra Pagina by Raymond F. Collins was published by Liturgical Press in January 1993. The ISBN for 1 Corinthians : Sacra Pagina is 9780814658093.
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|Author / Artist||Raymond F. Collins|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (January 1993)|
|Number of Pages||728|
|Page last updated||20th January 2018|