First Corinthians by Raymond F. CollinsFirst Corinthians by Raymond F. Collins

First Corinthians

byRaymond F. Collins

Hardcover | August 31, 1999

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Presented by an international team of Catholic biblical scholars, Sacra Pagina is a fresh series of translations and expositions of the books of the New Testament. The volumes provide basic information as well as sound, critical analysis in a highly readable manner -- yet remain sensitive to religious meaning. Each author has adopted a specific methodology while focusing on the issues raised by the New Testament compositions themselves. The expression "Sacra Pagina" ("Sacred Page") refers to the text of Scripture. In the Middle Ages it also described the study of Scripture to which the interpreter brought the tools of grammar, rhetoric, dialectic, and philosophy. Thus, Sacra Pagina encompasses both the text and the act of interpretation.

The "very soul of sacred theology" (Dei Verbum 24). That's how the Second Vatican Council described the study of the "sacred page". These volumes open up the riches of the New Testament and invite all Christians to study seriously the "sacred page".

One of the most exciting of Paul's letters, 1 Corinthians offers a vantage point from which modern readers can reflect on diverseness in Christian Churches today. In First Corinthians, Raymond Collins explores that vantage point as well as the challenge Paul posed to the people of his time -- and continues to pose in ours -- to allow the gospel message to engage them in their daily lives.

Title:First CorinthiansFormat:HardcoverDimensions:728 pages, 9.32 × 6.32 × 2.34 inPublished:August 31, 1999Publisher:Liturgical PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814658091

ISBN - 13:9780814658093

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..".continues the fine tradition of the Sacra Pagina commentary series."