Secular And Christian Leadership In Corinth: A Socio-Historical And Exegetical Study Of 1 Corinthians 1-6 (Paternoster Biblical Monographs)
Secular and Christian Leadership in Corinth: A Socio-Historical and Exegetical Study of 1 Corinthians 1-6 (Paternoster Biblical Monographs)
This volume traces the secular influences of first-century Roman Corinth on the local church leadership. It then shows how Paul modifies the Corinthian understanding of church leadership. Using 1 Corinthians 1-6 together with other first-century literary and non-literary sources, it is argued that one of Paul's major concerns with the church in Corinth is the extent to which significant members in the church were employing secular categories and perceptions of leadership in the Christian community. this updated edition also seeks to reflect on recent developments in 1 Corinthians scholarship.
'..".sets a solid base for reading 1 Corinthians against its local social background.'
John Proctor, "Anvil, 1994.
'..".les rifirences accumulies par l'a. concernant Corinthe sont importantes et ouvrent d'intiressantes pistes de recherche.'
A. Rakotoharintsifa, "Etudes Theologiques et Religieuses, 1994.
'"The method is sound and the results are impressive. Not only is much light shed on 1 Corinthians and on Roman Corinth but a different view of Pauline church leadership in general emerges.'
Brian S. Rosner, "The Expository Times, 1994.
'..".well researched and detailed study...This books should serve as an exemplar in applying appropriate material for...