First Corinthians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

First Corinthians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

by Joseph A. Fitzmyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300140444

ISBN-13: 9780300140446

Pub. Date: 09/01/2008

Publisher: Yale University Press

This new translation of First Corinthians includes an introduction and extensive commentary that has been composed to explain the religious meaning of this Pauline epistle. Joseph Fitzmyer discusses all the usual introductory problems associated with the epistle, including issues of its authorship, time of composition, and purpose, and he also presents a complete

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This new translation of First Corinthians includes an introduction and extensive commentary that has been composed to explain the religious meaning of this Pauline epistle. Joseph Fitzmyer discusses all the usual introductory problems associated with the epistle, including issues of its authorship, time of composition, and purpose, and he also presents a complete outline.

The author analyzes the epistle, pericope by pericope, discussing the meaning of each one in a comment and explaining details in the notes. The book supplies a bibliography on the various passages and problems for readers who wish to investigate further, and useful indexes complete the volume. First Corinthians will be of interest to general readers who wish to learn more about the Pauline letters, and also to pastors, college and university teachers, graduate students studying the Bible, and professors of Biblical studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300140446
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
1,028,127
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Principal Abbreviations

Grammatical Abbreviations

Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Texts

Other Abbreviations

First Letter to the Corinthians: Translation 3

Introduction

I Corinth: The City and its History 21

II The People of Corinth 30

III Paul's Relation to Corinth and Its Church 37

IV The First Letter to the Corinthians 48

V The Form of First Corinthians 54

VI The Greek Text of First Corinthians 60

VII Language and Style 64

VIII Pauline Teaching in First Corinthians 69

General Bibliography 97

Commentary and Notes

I Introduction (1:1-3) 121

II Scandals Reported Orally to Paul about the Corinthian Church (1:10-6:20) 136

III Answers to Queries about Moral and Liturgical Problems (7:1-14:40) 273

IV Instruction about the Kerygma, Gospel, and Resurrection of the Dead (15:1-58) 539

V Conclusion (16:1-24) 611

Index of Commentators and Modern Authors 635

Index of Subjects 654

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