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Bibil Identifier bibil:249295
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Structure and Theme of First Corinthians in Recent Scholarship
Author Malcolm, Matthew R.
Journal Currents in Biblical Research (Volume: 14, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 256-269 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract There is currently no consensus on the arrangement or central theme of Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians. However, numerous suggestions have been put forward in the last three decades, including a number of very recent contributions. The approaches taken include regarding the letter primarily as compilation, Hellenistic epistle, rhetorical speech-letter, theological critique, Jewish argumentation, ring composition, gospel exhortation, and topical discourse. A number of these perspectives overlap. This article surveys these approaches, provides tabulated summaries of their analyses, and indicates areas of broad agreement in current research.
DOI 10.1177/1476993X14549918
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul : Letters to the Corinthians : 1 Corinthians
Genres Research History
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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