By Jay Twomey
Twomey introduces scholars to the way in which 2 Corinthians bargains a desirable yet fragmentary glimpse into Paul's carrying on with ties with the Corinthian neighborhood. even as, Twomey indicates how the letter is the positioning of many new severe demanding situations to standard readings of Paul and early Christianity.
In distinction to one Corinthians, this 2 Corinthians mostly eschews the debates and discussions, the pursuits and issues of Paul's correspondents. as a substitute we discover Paul engaged in a multi-pronged defence of his ministry in and past Corinth. Over the process 13 chapters he runs the gamut of the sentiments, rhetorically, from tears to pleasure to biting anger, whereas suffering to maintain his courting with (some say, his regulate over) the neighborhood intact.
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2 Corinthians: An Introduction and Study Guide: Crisis and Conflict (T&T Clark’s Study Guides to the New Testament) by Jay Twomey