Item description for Second Corinthians (Sacra Pagina Series) by Jan Lambrecht...
Overview Regarded as the most personal of Paul's "weighty and strong" (10:10) letters, the Second Letter to the Corinthians continues to contribute toward the "building up" (13:10) of its readers. An important document because of Paul's ongoing reflection on his ministry, it is highly significant theologically as well as autobiographically.
Regarded as the most personal of Paul's weighty and strong" (10:10) letters, the Second Letter to the Corinthians continues to contribute toward the *building up - (13:10) of its readers.
The Second Letter to the Corinthians is an implicit yet undeniable plea that Paul addresses to the Christians of Corinth and is impressive above al for its exposition of the apostle's identity. In this letter Paul more than once fiercely counters the attacks of his opponents. He extensively describes both the quality and circumstances of his apostolic existence: the sufferings he endures, the opposition he encounters, and his continual care for the Churches. Second Corinthians is, therefore, highly significant theologically as well as autobiographically.
Not an easy letter to follow, the emotional language used in 2 Corinthians, the question of the integrity of 2 Corinthians as a letter, and inadequate information about the concrete situation at Corinth and the identity of Paul's opponents make following the flow of Paul's argument difficult at times. Yet 2 Corinthians is an especially important document because of Paul's ongoing reflection on his ministry. It is both profound in its content and style for its original audience as well as for today's readers.
Chapters are *Corinth and Paul's Visits, - *Paul's Corinthian Correspondence, - *Christianity in Corinth, - *The Events Between 1 and 2 Corinthians, - *Paul's Opponents, - *One Integral Letter? - *A Structured Survey of the Letter, - *The Theological Significance of the Letter. -"
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Studio: Liturgical Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.03" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 10, 2002
Publisher Liturgical Press
Series Sacra Pagina
Series Number 8
ISBN 0814658105 ISBN13 9780814658109
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More About Jan Lambrecht
Jan Lambrecht, S.J., is professor emeritus of New Testament and biblical Greek at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
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Wonderful series Mar 9, 2006
I thoroughly enjoy the style of writing, simplistic, yet scholarly. This whole series has not a single vol. which is not worth reading. Very compatible to protestant scholarship, and much superior to the Anchor Bible volumes.