By Jay Twomey
Twomey introduces scholars to the way in which 2 Corinthians deals a desirable yet fragmentary glimpse into Paul's carrying on with ties with the Corinthian neighborhood. whilst, Twomey indicates how the letter is the location of many new severe demanding situations to standard readings of Paul and early Christianity.
In distinction to one Corinthians, this 2 Corinthians principally eschews the debates and discussions, the pursuits and matters of Paul's correspondents. in its place we discover Paul engaged in a multi-pronged defence of his ministry in and past Corinth. Over the process 13 chapters he runs the gamut of the feelings, rhetorically, from tears to pleasure to biting anger, whereas suffering to maintain his courting with (some say, his regulate over) the neighborhood intact.
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