Moses in Corinth: The Apologetic Context of 2 Corinthians
Although the situation in 2 Corinthians
may prove supportive of this, the case for 1 Corinthians is weak.
moves through 2 Corinthians
passage by passage, giving his own translation of the text, adding brief explanatory and textual notes, outlining the structure and logic of the passage, and offering detailed commentary.
This latter point is then underlined by reference to 2 Corinthians
8-9, a separate letter soliciting the Corinthian Christians to contribute, which also is at pains to emphasize that the Jerusalem recipients would not thereby be under the customary obligation to their benefactors.
The letters that most scholars agree were written by Paul himself--1 Thessalonians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 and 2 Corinthians
, Romans, and Philemon--were all written between 51 and 58 A.
Although the range of scholarly hypotheses is ably reviewed, more attention to the way in which the continuities would look on the `identification hypothesis' (2 Corinthians
10 - 13 = der Tranenbrief) might have been valuable, though Bieringer himself favours the hypothesis of the unity of 2 Corinthians
19-99); and 2) an investigation of the motif of "power through weakness" in 2 Corinthians
3-4, first thematically and then exegetically.
Swimming in the Sea of Scripture: Paul's Use of the Old Testament in 2 Corinthians
In particular, the concern with personal estimates, about self and about others, which, as he rightly insists, underlies so much of the text of I and 2 Corinthians
, must in his view be seen as arising from the attitudes to honour and dishonour which were current in Corinth.
Among the topics are Jewish leadership and the Jews of Corinth in the time of 2 Corinthians
; Jews, Jewish Christians, and prolegomena on Pauline Judaism; the notion of a new covenant in 2 Corinthians
3, its function in Paul's argument, and its Jewish background; Christ, Belial, and women in 2 Corinthians
6:14-7:1 compared with ancient Judaism and with the Pauline corpus; and Paul's "fool's speech" at 2 Corinthians
11:16-32 in the context of ancient Jewish and Graeco-Roman culture.
5:6-10, 14-17 or 2 Corinthians
World Club Cup (Hills): 2 Corinthians
, 9-4 Vasco Da Gama, 3 Man U, 100-30 Real, 33 Necaxa, Africa's rep, 100 Al Nasr, 150 S Melbourne.