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1 Corinthians Resources

OVERVIEW

  • 1 Corinthians – general notes by Paul Tuohy looks at the Background Stuff (Geography, Politics, Culture, etc), the Christian Community at Corinth, the Occassion for apostle Paul writing the letter, Sophistic Tradition and the apostle Paul’s response to it, heavily analysing the views of the following commentators:
  • Anthony C Thisleton, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (NIGTC) (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000).
  • Bruce W Winter, Philo and Paul Among the Sophists: Alexandrian and Corinthian Responses to a Julio-Claudian Movement (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002 (2nd Ed))
  • Bruce W Winter, After Paul Left Corinth: The Influence of Secular Ethics and Social Change (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001
  • Ben Witherington III, Conflict and Community in Corinth: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995)
  • 1 Corinthians – Philo and Paul among the sophists by Paul Tuohy is titled “Bruce Winter, Philo and Paul Among the Sophists” and is a detailed analysis of the Corinthian Sophistic Tradition, it’s effect on the Christian Church and the apostle Paul’s response to it.

1 Corinthians 5

  • 1 Corinthians 5.1-13 Notes  by Paul Tuoy in which he heavily engages with Brian Rosner’s book, Paul, Scripture, & Ethics: A Study of 1 Corinthians 5-7 (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994). A paraphrase is used and there is exploration of the relevent Old Testament background and the relationship with Matthew 18:15-20. Rosner identifies 3 reasons why an Israelite might be excluded from God’s covenant people which Tuohy includes.

by Paul Tuohy

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