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Second Corinthians
Collins, Raymond F.

Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013 pp. xviii + 302. $27.99

Series Information
Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament


Description: In this addition to the well-received Paideia series, a respected senior New Testament scholar examines cultural context and theological meaning in Second Corinthians. Paideia commentaries explore how New Testament texts form Christian readers by

-attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs
-showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits
-commenting on the final, canonical form of each New Testament book
-focusing on the cultural, literary, and theological settings of the text
-making judicious use of maps, photos, and sidebars in a reader-friendly format

Students, pastors, and other readers will appreciate the historical, literary, and theological insight offered in this practical commentary.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, 2 Corinthians, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology

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Review by B. J. Oropeza
Published 1/16/2015
Citation: B. J. Oropeza, review of Raymond F. Collins, Second Corinthians, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by H. H. Drake Williams III
Published 3/25/2016
Citation: H. H. Drake Williams III, review of Raymond F. Collins, Second Corinthians, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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