This new volume in the NIGTC series provides the most detailed, definitive, and distinctive commentary on 1 Corinthians available in English to date. Written by Anthony Thiselton, one of the world's most respected Christian theologians, this commentary provides in-depth discussion of the language of 1 Corinthians—based on Thiselton's own translatio— traces the main issues of interpretation from the Church Fathers to the present, and highlights topics of theological, ethical, and socio-historical interest today.
No other commentary on 1 Corinthians embodies the wealth and depth of detail presented in Thiselton's work, informed as it is by the wide body of scholarly literature on 1 Corinthians and incorporating substantial bibliographies keyed to each section or chapter of the text. Thiselton addresses the highest possible level of scholarship but also keeps in mind the needs of pastors and teachers. The result is a fresh, learned, and at times original contribution to our understanding of this major epistle and its contemporary relevance.
Dec 1, 2000
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