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Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Second Letter to the Corinthians
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Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Second Letter to the Corinthians

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Eerdmans, Apollos 2014

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Overview

The question that Paul set before the ancient church in Corinth—“Do you not recognize that Jesus Christ is in and among you?” (2 Cor 13:5)—remains a critical question for the church today. This commentary by Mark Seifrid seeks to hear Paul's message afresh and communicate it to our time.

Seifrid offers a unified reading of 2 Corinthians, which has often been regarded as a composite of excerpts and fragments. He argues that Paul’s message is directed at the “practical atheism” of the Corinthian church—the hidden heresy that assumes God’s saving work in the world may be measured by outward standards of success and achievement.

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Key Features

  • Offers a unified reading of 2 Corinthians
  • Argues that Paul’s message is directed at the ‘practical atheism’ of the Corinthian church
  • Presents a careful grammatical analysis and exegesis with clear pastoral application

Praise for the Print Edition

Mark Seifrid takes a distinctive approach to the commentator's task: rather than cataloging and evaluating the opinions of modern scholars, he chooses to focus on his own fresh, stimulating, and very definite interpretation of the letter.

Douglas J. Moo, Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament, Wheaton College

Seifrid brings extraordinary erudition, exegetical precision, and astute theological reflection to the interpretation of this poignant letter. An outstanding addition to an excellent commentary series.

David E. Garland, interim provost & the Charles J. and Eleanor McLerran Delancey Chair of the Dean, George W. Truett Theological Seminary

Refusing to dice up 2 Corinthians into disparate fragments, this volume presents a coherent if afflicted and sometimes distraught apostle committed to the fulfillment of the mission he has received from the risen Christ. At once a superb work of erudition and devotion.

Timothy George, dean and professor of divinity history and doctrine, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University

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About Mark A. Seifrid

Mark A. Seifrid has been the Mildred and Earnest Hogan Professor of New Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Author of Justification by Faith and Christ our Righteousness, he is also a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Society of New Testament Studies. Seifrid is co-author of Justification and Variegated Nomism.

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