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Secular and Christian Leadership in Corinth: A Socio-Historical and Exegetical Study of 1 Corinthians 1-6
     

Secular and Christian Leadership in Corinth: A Socio-Historical and Exegetical Study of 1 Corinthians 1-6

by Andrew D. Clarke
 

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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597529600
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Paternoster Biblical Monographs Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Clarke is currently a Senior Lecturer in New Testament at the University of Aberdeen and formerly the Research Librarian at Tyndale House, Cambridge. He has also published Serve the Community of the Church: Christians as Leaders and Ministers (First-Century Christians in the Greco-Roman World) (2000)

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