The Bible says that people can be trapped in a different kind of "mud"--their own murky sense of "wisdom" and cleverness (1 Corinthians
In ancient Greek, Roman, and Jewish educational institutions, White finds insight into the nature of Paul's argument in 1 Corinthians
Here the alternative is to "desire evil." The phrase gives Paul a chance to review ancient history as an "example." That memory includes the golden calf (Exodus 32; 1 Corinthians
10:7-8) and murmuring in the wilderness (Numbers 21:4-6; 1 Corinthians
notes the non-Stoic Plutarch's appeal to Stoic ideas and suggests the pervasive influence of Stoic thought in the first century, although she might have better substantiated this fact to ground her presumption of Stoic thinking behind the body image in 1 Corinthians
The second section uses 1 Corinthians
as the lens through which to view the politics and rhetoric of empire.
In 1 Corinthians
7, Paul writes, "This I say by way of concession, however, not as a command.
Next Raymond Collins reflects on the nature of 1 Corinthians
as a Hellenistic letter, showing how various features, devices and stylistic elements employed in 1 Corinthians
are characteristic of Hellenistic letter-writing.
and endures through every circumstance (1 Corinthians
The Ritualized Revelation of the Messianic Age: Washings and Meals in Galatians and 1 Corinthians
To remain focused, I use 1 Corinthians
9 as a foundation and pay special attention to vv.
Martin seeks to place Paul's arguments in 1 Corinthians
within the larger context of Greco-Roman views of the body, both individual and social, and of disease and pollution.
Our pastor read this verse during a sermon: "It's better to stay unmarried, just as I am" (1 Corinthians
Paul's Sexual and Marital Ethics in 1 Corinthians
7: An African-Cameroonian Perspective
By contrast, the day is far more firmly linked in the popular Christian mind with the institution of the Eucharist, and this latter theme is featured both in the reading from 1 Corinthians
11, which contains what is probably the earliest written form of the Verba, and in the reading from Exodus 12, in which the Passover meal is instituted "as a perpetual ordinance" (v.
He stressed that all the gifts are a part of the body of Christ (1 Corinthians
12:14-18) and all are interdependent (1 Corinthians