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Teacher of the Nations
White, Devin L.

Berlin: de Gruyter, 2017 pp. xiii + 225. $114.99

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Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fŁr die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft, 227


Description: This study examines educational motifs in 1 Corinthians 1-4 in order to answer a question fundamental to the interpretation of 1 Corinthians: Do the opening chapters of 1 Corinthians contain a Pauline apology or a Pauline censure? The author argues that Paul characterizes the Corinthian community as an ancient school, a characterization Paul exploits both to defend himself as a good teacher and to censure the Corinthians as poor students.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, 1 Corinthians, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Social-Scientific Approaches

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Review by Timothy A. Brookins
Published 1/2/2020
Citation: Timothy A. Brookins, review of Devin L. White, Teacher of the Nations, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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