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The Anchor Yale Bible: First Corinthians
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The Anchor Yale Bible: First Corinthians

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Yale University Press 2008

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Overview

This new translation of First Corinthians includes an introduction and extensive commentary that has been composed to explain the religious meaning of this Pauline epistle. Joseph A. Fitzmyer discusses all the usual introductory problems associated with the epistle, including issues of its authorship, time of composition, and purpose, and he also presents a complete outline.

The author analyzes the epistle, pericope-by-pericope, discussing the meaning of each one in a comment and explaining details in the notes. The book supplies a bibliography on the various passages and problems for readers who wish to investigate further, and useful indexes complete the volume. First Corinthians will be of interest to general readers who wish to learn more about the Pauline letters, and also to pastors, college and university teachers, graduate students studying the Bible, and professors of biblical studies.

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Key Features

  • Offers original translations, including alternative translations, annotations, and variants
  • Provides verse-by-verse commentary on the text
  • Presents the reader with historical background, including analysis of authorship and dating
  • Features an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary literature

Contents

  • Introduction (1:1–9)
  • Scandals Reported Orally to Paul about the Corinthian Church (1:1–6:20)
  • Answers to Queries about Moral and Liturgical Problems (7:1–14:40)
  • Instruction about the Kerygma, Gospel, and Resurrection of the Dead (15:1–58)
  • Conclusion (16:1–24)

Product Details

  • Title: First Corinthians
  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Series: Anchor Yale Bible (AYB)
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 688

About Joseph A. Fitzmyer

Joseph A. Fitzmyer is a Jesuit priest and professor emeritus at the Catholic University of America. A past president of both the Society of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Association, and coeditor of The New Jerome Biblical Commentary, Fitzmyer has written The Aramaic Inscriptions of Sefire and The Genesis Apocryphon of Qumran Cave 1 (1Q20): A Commentary, available from Logos in the Northwest Semitic Collection (7 vols.), and A Manual of Palestinian Aramaic Texts.