2 Corinthians: The Christian Standard Commentary

2 Corinthians: The Christian Standard Commentary

by David E. Garland


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2 Corinthians is part of The Christian Standard Commentary (CSC) series. This commentary series focuses on the theological and exegetical concerns of each biblical book, while paying careful attention to balancing rigorous scholarship with practical application.

This series helps the reader understand each biblical book's theology, its place in the broader narrative of Scripture, and its importance for the church today. Drawing on the wisdom and skills of dozens of evangelical authors, the CSC is a tool for enhancing and supporting the life of the church.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535924894
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/15/2021
Series: The Christian Standard Commentary
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.90(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

David Garland received his M. Div. and Ph.D. degree from The Southern Baptist Theological  Seminary and served faculty for 21 years. Dr. Garland is an elected member of Studiorum Novi  Testamenti Societas and has authored, co-authored, and edited twenty-two books. He also has published more than fifty articles. Dr. Garland remains connected to local church ministry and has served as Interim Pastor of sixteen churches in Kentucky, Indiana, and Texas and has preached in numerous churches throughout the U.S. and in Australia and Africa.

Table of Contents

Series Introduction ix

Author Preface xiii

Abbreviations xv

Introduction 3

Commentary 35

1 Greeting and Blessing (1:1-7) 35

2 The Painful Visit and Tearful Letter: Paul's Defense of His Exceptional Candor (1:8-7:16) 67

3 Instructions for the Collection for the Saints (8:1-9:15) 411

4 Warnings in Preparation for Paul's Next Visit (10:1-13:10) 473

5 Closing Exhortation, Greetings, and Grace Wish (13:11-13) 637

Selected Bibliography 645

Name index 659

Subject Index 667

Scripture Index 671

Extrabiblical Literature Index 697

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