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Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor


This book brings together sixteen originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 1 Corinthians and published between 1976 and 1993. As the series develops there are more frequent cross‐references. The first deals with the issue of co‐authorship, and the last with the question of interpolations in 1 Cor. The rest focus on the most difficult and disputed texts in 1 Corinthians, namely, 1 Cor 5: 3–5 (incest in the name of Christ); 6: 12–20 (Corinthian slogans about the body); 7: 10–11 (divorce and remarriage); 7: 14 (holiness); 8: 6 (baptismal acclamation); 8: 8 (Corinthian sloga ... More

Keywords: 1 Corinthians, co‐authorship, interpolations, incest, slogans, divorce, baptism, holiness, acclamation, house‐churches, eucharist, creed

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199564156
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, author
Professor of New Testament, Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem