Conflict and Community in Corinth
A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians
Ben Witherington III
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Kustantaja: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995
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This unprecedented commentary by Ben Witherington III sheds fresh light on the context and content of Paul's message by analyzing 1 and 2 Corinthians in terms of Greco-Roman rhetoric – the standard means of persuasion in his day – and ancient social conditions and customs. This innovative approach, combined with commentary that discusses the text according to its rhetorical units rather than the usual verse-by-verse procedure, offers a new way of looking at Paul's relationship with his Corinthian converts.