1 Corinthians: A Devotional Commentary for Study and Preaching

1 Corinthians: A Devotional Commentary for Study and Preaching

Paperback The People's Bible Commentary Series

By (author) Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

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  • Publisher: Brf (the Bible Reading Fellowship)
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 192mm x 20mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 1841011223
  • ISBN 13: 9781841011226
  • Sales rank: 1,120,458

Product description

The People's Bible Commentary (PBC) is designed for all those who want to study the scriptures in a way that will warm the heart as well as instruct the mind. Paul's first letter to the Christians in Corinth was written to help them live out their faith in one of the largest and most notorious cities in the ancient world. He had to provide teaching to help them grapple with such questions as 'what does "freedom in Christ" mean?', 'how should believers practice the gifts of the Spirit?' and 'what is the role of women in the worshipping community?' The apostle's worlds of confrontation, correction, reconciliation and blessing still resonate in our lives today.

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Author information

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, OP is Professor Emeritus of New Testament at the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. His research focuses on Paul, the historical Jesus, and the archaeology of Jerusalem. Recently he published Paul: His Story (OUP, 2005); Jesus and Paul Parallel Lives (Liturgical Press, 2007) and Becoming Human Together (SBL, 2009).