By B. J. Oropeza

A multi-faceted observation that breathes clean perception into Paul's letter

In moment Corinthians, Paul responds to experiences of the Corinthian congregation wondering his competency as a divinely despatched messenger. via apologetic demegoria and using photograph imagery on the topic of triumphal processions, siege battle, and emissary travels and negotiation, Paul defends his fidelity, personality, and conversing skills as he extends the supply of clemency and reconciliation to his auditors. Oropeza combines rhetorical images (rhetography) with interpretative layers (literary positive aspects, intertextuality, socio-cultural, ideological, and sacred textures) to reach on the rhetorical influence of Paul's message for old Mediterranean discourse.


  • A visible, sensory, and inventive interpretation of the scripture
  • A entire commentary
  • An avant-garde method of biblical interpretation

B. J. Oropeza is Professor of bible study at Azusa Pacific college (Azusa, California) and the writer of Jesus and Paul: international views in Honor of James D. G. Dunn, A Festschrift for His seventieth Birthday (T. & T. Clark/Bloomsbury), and the three-volume sequence, Apostasy within the New testomony Communities (Cascade). he's founding father of the Intertextuality within the New testomony part of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL).

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