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Paul and the Rhetoric of Reconciliation: An Exegetical Investigation of the Language and Composition of 1 Corinthians

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What, overall, is the genre, function, and composition of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians? Margaret Mitchell thoroughly documents her argument that 1 Corinthians was a single letter persuading the Corinthian Christian community to become unified. She analyzes the letter as deliberative rhetoric that pleaded for a course of action in the future and uses rhetorical criticism within a historical context to find enlightening parallels for many of the successive parts of the ...
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Overview

What, overall, is the genre, function, and composition of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians? Margaret Mitchell thoroughly documents her argument that 1 Corinthians was a single letter persuading the Corinthian Christian community to become unified. She analyzes the letter as deliberative rhetoric that pleaded for a course of action in the future and uses rhetorical criticism within a historical context to find enlightening parallels for many of the successive parts of the letters.

New light is cast on the genre, function, and composition of Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. Mitchell thoroughly documents her argument that First Corinthians was a single letter, not a combination of fragments, whose aim was to persuade the Corinthian Christian community to become unified.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664219925
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1993
  • Edition description: 1st American ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.27 (w) x 9.34 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret M. Mitchell is Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature at the University of Chicago Divinity School in Chicago, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Note on Citations
I Introduction to the Task and Methodology 1
II 1 Corinthians as Deliberative Rhetoric 20
A The Time Frame of Deliberative Rhetoric 24
B The Appeal to Advantage in Deliberative Rhetoric 25
C The Use and Function of Examples in Deliberative Rhetoric 39
D Factionalism and Concord in Deliberative Rhetoric 60
III Thematic and Rhetorical Unity in 1 Corinthians: The Language of Factionalism and Reconciliation 65
A The Questions and the Argument 65
B Political Terms in 1 Cor 1:10 68
C Political Terms and Topoi Introduced in 1 Cor 1:11-4:21 81
D References to Corinthian Factionalism in 1 Cor 5-16 111
E Summation of Terms and Topoi Related to Factionalism in 1 Corinthians 180
IV Compositional Analysis: 1 Corinthians as a Unified Deliberative Letter Urging Concord 184
A Outline of Epistolary and Rhetorical Structure of 1 Corinthians 184
B Preliminary Remarks on the Composition of 1 Corinthians 186
C Compositional Analysis 192
V Conclusion 296
Bibliography 305
Indices 327
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