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Letters to the Corinthians
1 Corinthians • 2 Corinthians • Epistles to the Corinthians • First Book of Corinthians • First Corinthians • First Epistle to the Corinthians • First Letter to the Corinthians • Second Book of Corinthians • Second Corinthians • Second Epistle to the Corinthians • Second Letter to the Corinthians
Dictionaries
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Corinthians, I and Ii
CORINTHIANS, I and II. These letters belong to the second group of Paul’s writings, usually designated as soteriological because of their concern for the message of salvation. The others in the same group are Galatians and Romans.In the course of his European mission Paul came to Corinth from Athens
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Corinthians, Letters to the (Writing)
Corinthians, Letters to the. †The seventh and eighth books of the New Testament, written by Paul.
Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
Corinthians, Letters to The
Corinthians, letters to the1 and 2 Corinthians represent at least two of the four or more letters that Paul wrote to his church in Corinth together with the churches in the region of Achaia which surrounded this important Roman city (1 Cor 1:2; 2 Cor 1:1; cf. Rom 16:1). As its founder (cf. 1 Cor 4:14–15;
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Corinthians, Letters to The
CORINTHIANS, LETTERS TO THE Two letters by Paul addressed to the local church in Corinth. The first epistle was intended to correct abuses in the community; to curtail disunity that had emerged in the community; and to answer various questions that had been sent to him on morality, marriage and celibacy,
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Corinthians, Epistles to the
Corinthians, Epistles to the. These two Epistles of St *Paul to his converts were prob. written from *Ephesus and Macedonia, c. 52–6.1 Cor. was occasioned by news which St Paul had received from the Church at Corinth. The subjects dealt with include party-feeling among the Corinthian Christians,
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Corinthians, Epistles to the
CORINTHIANS, EPISTLES TO THE — two letters of the apostle Paul addressed to the church in Corinth. First Corinthians is unique among the Pauline letters because of the variety of its practical concerns. Second Corinthians is one of Paul’s most personal letters, containing a wealth of insights into the
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Corinthians, Letters to the (Writing)
Corinthians, Letters to thePaul’s concern in 1 and 2 Corinthians is the reconciliation of division, a topic given theological expression at 2 Corinthians 5:16–21. In 1 Corinthians the fracture lines run between members of the congregations in areas such as the status of groups and individuals, litigation,
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Corinthians, Epistles to The
Corinthians (Epistles to the).—First Epistle: When St. Paul was at Ephesus, about a.d. 57, prosecuting his third Apostolic journey, he heard that an effort was being made by some among the Corinthian converts to divide the seamless robe of Christ by creating a dissentient element within the Catholic