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1 Corinthians BECNT Sale

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Paul's first letter to the Corinthians is one of the most important epistles in the New Testament. David Garland's thoughtful new commentary draws on extensive research and engages the best of contemporary scholarship while providing a readable study that will be accessible to thoughtful readers as well as students, pastors, and scholars. After considering the context of the letter and the social and cultural setting of Corinth, Garland turns to his exegetical work. An introduction to each major unit of thought is followed by the author's own translation of the Greek text. In the course of his verse-by-verse commentary, he incorporates references to other ancient writings that help explain particular aspects of Paul's meaning or provide information on the social and cultural context. He also refers to the work of other commentators and provides extensive notes for further reading and research.
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1 CORINTHIANS INTERPRETATION

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Paul's first letter to the Corinthians was addressed originally to a fledgling mission church in Corinth. Paul's absence from the church had allowed serious problems to arise within the Corinthian community, but the problems that he addresses in this letter do not always seem based on explicitly theological ideas. The brilliance of Paul, though, is that he frames the issues in theological terms and reflects on them in the light of the gospel.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

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1 CORINTHIANS IVPNTC

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First-century Corinth and its challenges were not so different from our own. Upwardly mobile Christians facing radically diverse ethnic, religious, economic and social conditions. The church divided over issues of leadership and authority, sexual morality, gender and worship, marriage and divorce. Sound familiar? Yet as Alan Johnson highlights in this excellent commentary, in the midst of this detailed, practical letter to a church in crisis Paul has penned one of the greatest paeans to love ever written. And, of course, love is just what is needed to address complex human issues--whether in the first century or the twenty-first. Johnson's deft analysis of 1 Corinthians features an introduction that explores the social, cultural and historical background of the city and its people. Rounding out the introduction, Johnson discusses the letter's occasion and date, authorship and purpose, and major theologicall themes. His passage-by-passage commentary follows, seeking to explain what the letter of 1 Corinthians means for the church today as well as what it meant for its original hearers. Use this resources in your own studies of 1 Corinthians, and you may be surprised how relevant it is to the issues you face today as well.
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1 Corinthians NICNT Revised 2nd Edition

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This landmark commentary, originally published in 1987, has been lauded as the best study available of Paul's theologically rich first letter to the Corinthians. Writing primarily for pastors, teachers, and students, Gordon Fee offers a readable exposition of 1 Corinthians that clearly describes the meaning of Paul's ideas and their larger theological relevance.
Fee's revised edition is based on the improved, updated (2011) edition of the NIV, and it takes into account the considerable scholarship on 1 Corinthians over the past twenty-five years. Fee has also eliminated -chapter and verse- language -- totally foreign to Paul's first-century letter -- relegating the necessary numbers for -finding things- to parentheses.
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1 CORINTHIANS NIGTC

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This superb volume in the New International Greek Testament Commentary series provides the most detailed, definitive, and distinctive commentary on 1 Corinthians available in English to date.

One of the world's most respected Christian theologians, Anthony Thiselton here provides in-depth discussion of the language of 1 Corinthians, presents his own careful translation of the Greek, traces the main issues of interpretation from the church fathers to the present, and highlights topics of theological, ethical, and sociohistorical interest today, including ethics and "rights," marriage, divorce and remarriage, "headship," gender, prophecy, and many others.

No other commentary on 1 Corinthians embodies the wealth and depth of detail presented in Thiselton's work, which takes account of nearly all scholarly research on 1 Corinthians and incorporates substantial bibliographies throughout. In his commentary Thiselton indeed addresses virtually every question that thoughtful, serious readers -- scholars, students, pastors, teachers -- may wish to ask of or about the text of 1 Corinthians. His work truly offers a fresh, comprehensive, and original contribution to our understanding of this major epistle and its contemporary relevance.

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1 Corinthians NIVAC

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Discover not only the original meaning of 1 Corinthians, but also how Paul's message can speak powerfully today.
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1 CORINTHIANS NTR OP!!

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Now, get the best of 8 volumes in this new "Teacher's Resource Series." You can easily identify key lessons from every chapter of 1 Corinthians within a matter of minutes!

A collection of outstanding resources from Nelson Reference all focused on teaching and preaching from one book of the Bible. This volume on 1 Corinthians will support Southern Baptists' winter Bible study for 2003. It also will be an undated resource for other churches. Get the best of: "Wilkinson & Boa Bible Handbook" "Believers Bible Commentary" "With the Word" "Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Commentary" "Illustrated Bible Handbook" "Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners & Customs" "Word In Life Study Bible" And much more! The "Teacher's Resource" includes: Illustrations, outlines, and sermon starters just for preachers Background articles on historical and cultural context An introduction to 1 Corinthians An outline of 1 Corinthians Three different levels of commentary Word studies Questions for personal reflection or group discussion DISTINCTIVES Instant access to Nelson backlist resources worth $200 Valuable helps to strengthen the 2003 Southern Baptist Winter Bible study (formerly January Bible Study Background studies and discussion questions for anyone preparing to lead a study of 1 Corinthians Promises to be the first of a series; on the drawing board are "Teacher's Resource" volumes on several other popular Bible books.

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1 Corinthians The Lectio Continua Expository Commentary on the New Testament

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The city of ancient Corinth in its day was like Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York all rolled into one. Sexual immorality, pagan idolatry, materialism, superficiality, and individualism marked the Corinthian culture and plagued the Corinthian church. Paul wrote 1 Corinthians to address these issues to teach Corinthian Christians how to live undefiled lives, in harmony with one another, in order to impact a fallen and depraved culture for Christ. The same controversies, temptations, and divisions that rocked the Corinthian church are no less prevalent in the daily life of our modern Christian churches today. Yet there are very few contemporary commentaries on 1 Corinthians. That is why The Lectio Continua Commentary on 1 Corinthians by Kim Riddlebarger is so timely.
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1 Corinthians TNTC

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The cosmopolitan city of Corinth was the site of one of the apostle Paul's greatest evangelistic successes. However, the church he founded was full of contention, ranging from questions about leadership to incest. Some Christians were taking fellow believers to court. There were issues concerning marriage, celibacy, food offered to idols, public worship, and spiritual gifts. In response, Paul offered some of his most profound thinking on the body of Christ, love, and Jesus' cross and resurrection. In this Tyndale commentary Thomas Schreiner explains the text of the letter, highlights its major theological themes, and points to its relevance for today. The Tyndale Commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text says and what it means. The Introduction to each book gives a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting, and purpose. Following a structural Analysis, the Commentary takes the book section by section, drawing out its main themes, and also comments on individual verses and problems of interpretation. Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties. In the new New Testament volumes, the commentary on each section of the text is structured under three headings: Context, Comment, and Theology. The goal is to explain the true meaning of the Bible and make its message plain.
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1 Corinthians ZECNT

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This series is designed for those who know biblical languages. It is written primarily for the pastor and Bible teacher, not for the scholar. That is, the aim is not to review and offer a critique of every possible interpretation that has ever been given to a passage, but to exegete each passage of Scripture succinctly in its grammatical and historical context. Each passage is interpreted in the light of its biblical setting, with a view to grammatical detail, literary context, flow of biblical argument, and historical setting. While the focus will not be on application, it is expected that the authors will offer suggestions as to the direction in which application can flow.

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1 Corinthians ZECNT

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This series is designed for those who know biblical languages. It is written primarily for the pastor and Bible teacher, not for the scholar. That is, the aim is not to review and offer a critique of every possible interpretation that has ever been given to a passage, but to exegete each passage of Scripture succinctly in its grammatical and historical context. Each passage is interpreted in the light of its biblical setting, with a view to grammatical detail, literary context, flow of biblical argument, and historical setting. While the focus will not be on application, it is expected that the authors will offer suggestions as to the direction in which application can flow.

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1 KINGS ANCHOR

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Beginning with the death of David and the rise of Solomon, 1 Kings charts the history of Israel through the divided monarchy, when Ahab reigned in the north and Jehoshaphat reigned in the south. This new translation, with introduction and commentary by biblical scholar Mordechai Cogan, is part of the Anchor Bible Commentary series, viewed by many as the definitive commentaries for use in both Christian and Jewish scholarship and worship. Cogan's translation brings new immediacy to well-known passages, such as Solomon's famously wise judgment when asked by two prostitutes to decide their dispute regarding motherhood of a child: "Cut the live son in two! And give half to one and half to the other." With a bibliography that runs to almost a thousand articles and books, Cogan's commentary demonstrates his mastery of the political history described by 1 Kings, as well as the themes of moral and religious failure that eventually led to Israel's defeat and exile.
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