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IVP New Testament Commentary: 1 Corinthians
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About this Series
Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.
Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.
About this Volume
This one-volume commentary on 1 Corinthians can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.
Students, pastors, Bible teachers and everyone who wants to understand Paulís message for the church will benefit from this excellent resource.
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? First-century Corinth and its challenges were not so different from our own. Yet in the midst of this detailed, practical letter is found one of the greatest paeans to love ever written. And, of course, love is just what is needed to address these complex human issues whether in the first century or the twenty-first.
In this deft analysis of 1 Corinthians, readers will find an introduction that discusses the social, cultural and historical background of the city and its people. Rounding out the introduction are explorations of the letterís occasion and date, authorship and purpose, and major theological themes. Passage-by-passage commentary follows that seeks to explain what the letter means for us today as well as what it meant for its original hearers.
- Introduction to 1 Corinthians
- Passage-by-passage commentary on the letter
- Based on the NIV Bible
- Shows that the challenges of the first century are similar to those of the twenty-first
- Explores the cultural and historical background of Corinth and its people
- Highlights the "paean to love" found amid an otherwise practical letter
- Clear exposition of the text that pays attention to important exegetical issues
- Offers an engaging discussion of the text's meaning and application for today's church
About the Author(s)
Alan F. Johnson (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is emeritus professor of New Testament and Christian ethics at Wheaton College and Graduate School. He is the author of several books, including Revelation in the Expositorís Bible Commentary and Romans in the Everymanís Bible Commentary.
Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 697.375 KB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 697.375 KB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 697.375 KB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 697.375 KB. Windows Store Download size: 697.375 KB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 676.375 KB. Mac OS X Download size: 697.375 KB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 478.125 KB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 661.375 KB.
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