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1st Corinthians, the Culture and the Context
from HIS SIGWORK
Principle 5 of 10 Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation
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This paper shares an example of the importance of understanding the culture and context of Bible passages. For the HIS SIGWORK Overview, please click here.
Gordon Fee wrote a book called The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987). The information in his book is helpful in understanding some of the complex issues that the Apostle Paul addressed in this letter to the church in Corinth. This paper is a compilation of my brief notes. The green text represents my thoughts. The maps on the downloadable PDF show the location of Corinth in Greece.