Power Through Weakness: Paul's Understanding of the Christian Ministry in 2 Corinthians

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Oktober 2004



An intriguing new interpretation of the paradox at the heart of Paul's understanding of his ministry.


Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Power through Weakness: the Background: 1. The social setting of first-century Corinth: an historical examination; 2. The situation in the Corinthian church: a biblical analysis; Part II. Power through Weakness: the Meaning; 3. The nature of the Christian ministry: the glory of Christ; 4. The nature of the Christian ministry: the shame of the cross; 5. The pattern of the Christian ministry: glory through shame; 6. The pattern of the Christian ministry: power through weakness; Conclusion; Appendix; Select bibliography; Indexes.


"This book is a masterful treatment of Paul's defense of his ministry in 2 Corinthians, a ministry that, ironically, though 'weak' in the eyes of the Corinthians, demonstrated the power of God." Roy Zuck, Bibliotheca Sacra "This is a sensible book that seeks to explain the paradoxical language of the apostle Paul regarding the nature and character of his ministry in canonical 2 Corinthians...the exegetical portions of this volume make it worthy not only of reading but of study." Thomas Gillespie, Journal of Biblical Literature "This is a book that will benefit scholar and minister alike." Eugene Hensell O.S.B., The Catholic Biblical Quarterly
EAN: 9780521616188
ISBN: 0521616182
Untertitel: 'Society for New Testament Stud'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 268 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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