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Understanding the Bible Commentary: 1 Corinthians

Format: Digital
, 2012
ISBN: 9781441252050


1 Corinthians is a clear, up-to-date, and thoroughly understandable treatment of Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth, focusing attention on what the text actually means rather than scholarship about the text. It addresses many relevant issues, including sexual immorality, religious diversity, and the false teaching among leaders in Corinth. It also sheds light on how that culture affected the early church, revealing how many of those persistent problems are still faced by Christians in the world today.

Soards’ commentary is a clear, up-to-date, balanced, religiously sensitive treatment of 1 Corinthians. Aimed at the general reader, it will find a welcome home in college and seminary classrooms and in the pastor’s study.

Charles H. Talbert, distinguished professor of religion, Baylor University

This commentary is solid but readable, welcoming yet challenging. It focuses attention on the biblical text rather than on scholarship about the text. This commentary should be the first one students read when studying 1 Corinthians.

Alan Culpepper, dean, McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University

Here is a commentary abreast of contemporary scholarship communicated in a readable style. It fulfills the goal of the series for which it is written. I recommend it for college and seminary students.

Restoration Quarterly

  • Title: 1 Corinthians
  • Author: Marion L. Soards
  • Series: Understanding the Bible Commentary Series
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 2012
  • Logos Release Date: 2011
  • Pages: 416
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. 1 Corinthians > Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781441252050, 9780801047725
  • Resource ID: LLS:NIBCNT67CO1
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-11-19T20:05:07Z

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Marion L. Soards is a professor of New Testament studies at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. The author of more than 20 books, he is active in a number of scholarly societies and associations, and he has published dozens of articles and reviews in leading theological dictionaries and professional journals worldwide.