The First Epistle to the Corinthians

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Jul 10, 1987 - Religion - 880 pages
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The First Epistle to the Corinthians by New Testament scholar Gordon D. Fee brings his years of exegetical skill and expertise in textual criticism to bear on the first letter of Paul to the church at Corinth. It was written to replace the 1953 New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT) volume on 1 Corinthians written by F.W. Grosheide, and answers some of questions and problems which have emerged since then in the interpretation of 1 Corinthians. Fee tries to place each section of the epistle in the overall development of the letter and its argument. Thus, he looks at 1 Corinthians in the context of the epistolary exchanges between Paul and the city of Corinth, focusing on the historical, cultural, and social settings. He offers insight on the possible presuppositions held by the Corinthians which shaped the letter, and argues that is must be viewed first and foremost as a letter from the apostle to a beloved church. If it is seen as a manual of church order, or a directory of public worship, or even a digest of canon law, its true message and implications will be missed.
 

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User Review  - vincent - Christianbook.com

Some books are worth talking about and here is one of those books. Excellent intro, it is worth the read. Must say I read every word of the whole book. Every word. This book has change how I read commentaries forever. Hope you enjoy reading it much as I have. Read full review

User Review  - David Kilpatrick - Christianbook.com

I had the privledge of sitting under Fee in a Seminar on Textual Criticism course in his last teaching year at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (his last year was a sabbatical) before going to ... Read full review

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