The Letters to the Corinthians


Paul's Relationship with the Corinthian Christians Prof. Felix Just, S.J.

The Problems at Corinth James Tabor

The Corinthian Correspondence James Tabor

Preaching Like Paul? Lessons from Ancient Corinth Michael P. Knowles

The 'Ultracharismatics' of Corinth and the Pentecostals of Latin America as the Religion of the Disaffected Gary S. Shogren

Conflict as Context for Defining Identity: A Study of Apostleship in the Galatian and Corinthian Letters N.H. Taylor

Corinth in the First Century AD:  The Search for Another Class Dirk Jongkind

The Second Thoughts of a Captive Intellect: Pastoral Reflections on Paul's Letters to the Corinthians Jerry K. Robbins

No Noose Is Good News: Leadership as a Theological Problem in the Corinthian Correspondence David E. Fredrickson

The Achaean Federal Cult Part 1: Pseudo-Julian, Letters 198 Antony J.S. Spawforth

The Achaean Federal Imperial Cult Ii: The Corinthian Church Bruce W. Winter

Is Silence Golden? Paul and Women's Speech in Corinth Caroline Vander Stichele

In Search of the Social Élite in the Corinthian Church David W.J. Gill

Another Corinthian Erastus Inscription Andrew D. Clarke

Secular and Christian Responses to Corinthian Famines Bruce W. Winter

Erastus the Aedile David W.J. Gill

Covenant: The Key to Paul's Conflict with Corinth William L. Lane

Epistles to the Corinthians The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1908


1 Corinthians-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Introduction to the First Letter to the Corinthians New American Bible

1 Corinthians: Introduction from the NIV Study Bible

Commentary by Saint Thomas Aquinas on the First Epistle to the Corinthians

1 Corinthians: Introduction, Argument, and Outline Daniel B. Wallace

What were Paul's Chief Concerns in 1 Corinithians? Henry Wansbrough, OSB

Paul and the Historical Jesus: A Case Study in First Corinthians Stephen J. Bedard

Theological and Ethical Responses to Religious Pluralism–1 Corinthians 8-10 Bruce W. Winter

'Wisdom' and 'Knowledge' In I Corinthians E. E. Ellis, B.Sc., M.A., B.D., Ph.D.

Wisdom in First Corinthians Gordon H. Clark, Ph.D.

Ecclesiology And Ethics In 1 Corinthians Richard B. Hays

The Significance of Recent Research on 1 Corinthians for Hermeneutical Appropriation of This Epistle Today Anthony C. Thiselton

Imitation of Paul and the Church's Missionary Role in 1 Corinthians Robert L Plummer

The Wisdom of the Wise: The Presence and Function of Scripture in 1 Cor. 1:18--3:23 H.H. Drake Williams

Divisions Over Leaders and Food Offered To Idols: The Parallel Thematic Structures of 1 Corinthians 4:6-21 and 8:1-11:1 E. Coye Still, III

Insights from Cicero on Paul's Reasoning in 1 Corinthians 12-14: Love Sandwich or Five Course Meal? James Patrick

Apocalyptic Transformation in Paul's Discourse on the Cross Alexandra R. Brown

Spiritual Gifts and 1 Corinthians 12-16 Stephen S. Smalley

The Date of the Epistle to the Galatians: and Certain Passages in the First Epistle to the Corinthians B.B. Warfield

1 Corinthians 1-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

God the Other Who Acts Otherwise: An Exegetical Essay on 1 Cor 1:26-31 Leander E. Keck

Metaphor and Morality: Examples of Paul's Moral Thinking in 1 Corinthians 1-5 Charles A. Wanamaker

Persuasion in 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Andries H. Snyman

To submit to the Judgement of the Saints D.W.B. Robinson

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Cor 1:1-9 | 1 Cor 1:10-17a | 1 Cor 1:17b-25 | 1 Cor 1:26-31

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom
1 Corinthians 1:1-3 | 1 Corinthians 1:4-9 | 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 | 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 | 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

1 Corinthians 2-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 2:1-7 | 1 Cor 2:8-12 | 1 Cor 2:13-16

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 | 1 Corinthians 2:6-16

1 Corinthians 3-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The "Straw" in the Believer?-- 1 Corinthians 3:12 Leo G. Cox, pp. 34-38

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 3:1-8a | 1 Cor 3:8b-15 | 1 Cor 3:16-23

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 3:1-11 | 1 Corinthians 3:12-18 | 1 Corinthians 3:18-4:2

1 Corinthians 4-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Use of the Father Image in Imperial Propaganda and 1 Corinthians 4:14-21 Eva Maria Lassen

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 4:1-5 | 1 Cor 4:6-13 | 1 Cor 4:14-21

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 4:3-5 | 1 Corinthians 4:6-10 | 1 Corinthians 4:10-16 | 1 Corinthians 4:17-21

1 Corinthians 5-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Temple and Holiness in 1 Corinthians 5 Brian S. Rosner

A Case of Mistaken Identity: The Harlot and the Church (1 Corinthians 5-6) Tom Holland, page 56

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 5:1-5 | 1 Cor 5:6-8 | 1 Cor 5:9-13

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 5:1-8 | 1 Corinthians 5:9-6:11

1 Corinthians 6-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Why Won't Paul Just Say No? Purity and Sex in 1 Corinthians 6 Mark Gravrock

'Appoint the Despised As Judges!' (1 Corinthians 6:4) Brent Kinman

Will Idolaters, Sodomizers, or the Greedy Inherit the Kingdom of God? A Pastoral Exposition of 1 Cor 6:9-10 David L. Tiede

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 6:1-6 | 1 Cor 6:7-13a | 1 Cor 6:13b-20

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 6:12-14 | 1 Corinthians 6:15-20

1 Corinthians 7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1 Cor 7:10-15: A Basis for Future Catholic Discipline on Marriage and Divorce? Brian Byron

One Woman or Two? 1 Corinthians 7:34 Alan R. Guenther

1 Corinthians 7 in the Light of the Graeco-Roman Marriage and Divorce Papyri David Instone-Brewer

1 Corinthians 7 in the Light of the Jewish Greek and Aramaic Marriage and Divorce Papyri David Instone-Brewer

Puberty or Passion? The Referent of iperakmos in 1 Corinthians 7:36 Bruce W. Winter

1 Corinthians 7:6-7: A Caveat and a Framework for the 'Sayings' in 7:8-24 Bruce W. Winter

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Cor 7:1-9 | 1 Cor 7:10-14 | 1 Cor 7:15-20 | 1 Cor 7:21-24 | 1 Cor 7:25-28 | 1 Cor 7:29-31 | 1 Cor 7:32-35 | 1 Cor 7:36-40

1 Corinthians 7:1-40 Homily by St. John Chrysostom

1 Corinthians 8-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Laying to Rest the Midrash: Paul's Message on Meat Sacrificed to Idols in Light of the Deuteronomic Tradition B.J. Oropeza

One God, One Lord, One People: Incarnational Christology for a Church in a Pagan Environment N. T. Wright

Food Offered to Idols In 1 Corinthians 8-10 Derek Newton

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 8:1-8 | 1 Cor 8:9-13

1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Homily by St. John Chrysostom

1 Corinthians 9-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Of Muzzles and Oxen: Deuteronomy 25:4 and 1 Corinthians 9:9 Jan L Verbruggen

Paul and Asceticism in 1 Corinthians 9:27a Kent L. Yinger

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 9:1-10 | 1 Cor 9:11-14 | 1 Cor 9:15-18 | 1 Cor 9:19-23 | 1 Cor 9:24-27

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 9:1-12 | 1 Corinthians 9:13-23 | 1 Corinthians 9:24-10:12

1 Corinthians 10-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

'The 'Moveable Well' in 1 Corinthians 10:4: An Extra-Biblical Tradition in an Apostolic Text Peter E. Enns

The Meat-Market at Corinth (1 Corinthians 10:25) David W.J. Gill

'Stronger Than He?' The Strength of 1 Corinthians 10:22B Brian S. Rosner

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 10:1-5 | 1 Cor 10:6-11 | 1 Cor 10:12-13 | 1 Cor 10:14-17 | 1 Cor 10:18-24 | 1 Cor 10:25-30 | 1 Cor 10:31-33

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 10:13-24 | 1 Corinthians 10:25-11:1

1 Corinthians 11-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Imitatio Christi (1 Corinthians 11:1): How Paul Imitates Jesus Christ in Dealing with Idol Food (1 Corinthians 8-10) Seyoon Kim

Promise and Warning: The Lord's Supper in 1 Corinthians Craig R. Koester

The Significance of 'Anti in 1 Corinthians 11:15 Alan G. Padgett

Paul and Sexual Identity: 1 Corinthians 11.2-16 Timothy Radcliffe OP

The Divine Plan of Creation: 1 Cor 11:7 and Gen 2:18-24 Thomas L. Thompson

Unveiling Paul: Gendering Ethos in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 Todd Penner & Caroline Vander Stichele

The Importance of Roman Portraiture for Head Coverings in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 David W.J. Gill

On Discerning the Body and Acknowledging the Head: Notes on I Corinthians 11 Sarah Boss

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Cor 11:1-3 | 1 Cor 11:4-7 | 1 Cor 11:8-16 | 1 Cor 11:17-22 | 1 Cor 11:23-24 | 1 Cor 11:25-26 | 1 Cor 11:27-34

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 | 1 Corinthians 11:17-27 | 1 Corinthians 11:28-34

1 Corinthians 12-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Showing the Body: Reflections on 1 Corinthians 12-13 for Epiphany Dennis Ormseth

"Spiritual gifts" or "spiritual persons"? 1 Corinthians 12:1a revisited John D Ekem

"All Were Baptized" Ronald E. Cottle

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 12:1-6 | 1 Cor 12:7-11 | 1 Cor 12:12-31

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 | 1 Corinthians 12:12-20 | 1 Corinthians 12:21-26 | 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:3

1 Corinthians 13-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Burn or Boast? Keeping the 1 Corinthians 13,3 Debate in Balance Andrew S. Malone

“Tongues … Will Cease” Robert L. Thomas

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 13:1-3 | 1 Cor 13:4-7 | 1 Cor 13:8-11 | 1 Cor 13:12-13

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 | 1 Corinthians 13:8-13

1 Corinthians 14-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Glossolalia and Propheteialalia: A Study of 1 Corinthians 14 Charles D. Isbell, page 15

Is Silence Golden? Paul and Women’s Speech in Corinth Caroline Vander Stichele

The Social Matrix of Women's Speech at Corinth: The Context and Meaning of the Command to Silence in 1 Corinthians 14:33b-36 Terence Paige

The 'Command of the Lord' in 1 Cor 14,37 – a Saying of Jesus? Christian Stettler

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Cor 14:1-4 | 1 Cor 14:5-12 | 1 Cor 14:13-17 | 1 Cor 14:18-22 | 1 Cor 14:23-26 | 1 Cor 14:27-33 | 1 Cor 14:34-40

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 14:1-19 | 1 Corinthians 14:20-33 | 1 Corinthians 14:34-40

1 Corinthians 15-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Transformation & Victory: The Resurrection Message of 1 Corinthians 15 Stephen J. Bedard

1 Corinthians 15:3b-6a, 7 and the Bodily Resurrection of Jesus Kirk R MacGregor

Competing Pauline Eschatologies: An Exegetical Comparison of I Cor. 15 And II Cor. 5 Jerry W. McCant, page 23

On Removing a Trump Card: Flesh and Blood and the Reign of God Andy Johnson

1 Corinthians 15:8 : Paul the Last Apostle Peter R. Jones

Firstfruits and Death's Defeat: Metaphor in Paul's Rhetorical Strategy in 1 Cor 15:20-28 Andy Johnson

The Use of Psalms 8 and 110 in 1 Corinthians 15:25-27 and in Hebrews 1 and 2 Wilber B. Wallis, Ph.D.

God, Christ, and All Things in 1 Corinthians 15:28 Eberhard Jungel

Corinthian Religion and Baptism for the Dead (1 Corinthians 15:29): Insights from Archaeology and Anthropology Richard E. DeMaris

The Body in Resurrection: Science and Scripture on the "Spiritual Body" (1 Cor 15:35-58) Alan G. Padgett

Paul Confronts Paganism in the Church: A Case Study of First Corinthians 15:45 Peter Jones

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Cor 15:1-11 | 1 Cor 15:12-19 | 1 Cor 15:20-28 | 1 Cor 15:29-34 | 1 Cor 15:35-38 | 1 Cor 15:39-44a | 1 Cor 15:44b-50 | 1 Cor 15:51-52 | 1 Cor 15:53-58

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 | 1 Corinthians 15:11-28 | 1 Corinthians 15:29-34 | 1 Corinthians 15:35-46 | 1 Corinthians 15:47-58

A Treatise on 1Corinthians15.28 St. Gregory of Nyssa

1 Corinthians 16-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 1 Cor 16:1-9 | 1Cor 16:10-24

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 1 Corinthians 16:1-9 | 1 Corinthians 16:10-24


2 Corinthians-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Introduction to the Second Letter to the Corinthians New American Bible

2 Corinthians: Introduction from the NIV Study Bible

2 Corinthians: Introduction, Argument, and Outline Daniel B. Wallace

'Father' Imagery in 2 Corinthians 1-9 and Jewish Paternal Tradition Anthony A. Myrick

The Setting of 2 Corinthians Ralph P. Martin

2 Corinthians 2:14-4:6 and "New Covenant Hermeneuteics"--A Response to Richard Hays Robert B. Sloan Jr.

2 Corinthians 1-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Some Difficult Passages in the First Chapter of 2 Corinthians B.B. Warfield

God's Yes (2 Corinthians 1:20) Roy A. Harrisville

Note on 2 Corinthians 1:9 C. J. Hemer, M.A., Ph.D.

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 1:1-2 | 2 Cor. 1:3-5 | 2 Cor. 1:6-11 | 2 Cor. 1:12-14 | 2 Cor. 1:15-24

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 1:1-5 | 2 Corinthians 1:6-11 | 2 Corinthians 1:12-22 | 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11

2 Corinthians 2-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 2:1-4 | 2 Cor. 2:5-11 | 2 Cor. 2:12-17

2 Corinthians 2:12-17 Homily by St. John Chrysostom

2 Corinthians 3-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

'Lifting the Veil': The Challenges Posed by 2 Corinthians 3 Thomas D. Stegman S.J.

Did the Glory of Moses' Face Fade? A Reexamination of katargeo in 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 William R. Baker

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 3:1-5 | 2 Cor. 3:6-11 | 2 Cor. 3:12-18

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 3:1-6 | 2 Corinthians 3:7-18

2 Corinthians 4-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2 Corinthians 4; 5:14-21 Anglican consultation in Bangalore

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 4:1-2 | 2 Cor. 4:3-6 | 2 Cor. 4:7-10 | 2 Cor. 4:11-15 | 2 Cor. 4:16-18

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 4:1-7 | 2 Corinthians 4:8-18

2 Corinthians 5-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2 Corinthians 5:1-10: Watershed in Paul's Eschatology? M. J. Harris, M.A., Ph.D.

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 5:1-4 | 2 Cor. 5:5-10 | 2 Cor. 5:11-15 | 2 Cor. 5:16-17 | 2 Cor. 5:18-21

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

2 Corinthians 6-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 6:1-5 | 2 Cor. 6:6-10 | 2 Cor. 6:11-18

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 | 2 Corinthians 6:11-7:1

2 Corinthians 7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 7:1-3 | 2 Cor. 7:4-9a | 2 Cor. 7:9b-11 | 2 Cor. 7:12-16

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 7:2-7 | 2 Corinthians 7:8-13 | 2 Corinthians 7:13-8:6

2 Corinthians 8-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 8:1-8 | 2 Cor. 8:9-15 | 2 Cor. 8:16-24

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 | 2 Corinthians 8:16-24

2 Corinthians 9-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 9:1-7 | 2 Cor. 9:8-15

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 9:1-9 | 2 Corinthians 9:10-15

2 Corinthians 10-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Witchcraft Accusations in 2 Cor 10—13: Paul in Social Science Perspective Jerome H. Neyrey, S.J.

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 10:1-6 | 2 Cor. 10:7-12 | 2 Cor. 10:13-18

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 10:1-6 | 2 Corinthians 10:7-18

2 Corinthians 11-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

2 Corinthians 11:22: Historical Context, Rhetoric, and Ethnicity Dennis Duling

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 11:1-3 | 2 Cor. 11:4-8 | 2 Cor. 11:9-15 | 2 Cor. 11:16-21a | 2 Cor. 11:21b-26 | 2 Cor. 11:27-33

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 11:1-12 | 2 Corinthians 11:13-21 | 2 Corinthians 11:21-33

2 Corinthians 12-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 12:1-2 | 2 Cor. 12:3-6 | 2 Cor. 12:7-10 | 2 Cor. 12:11-13 | 2 Cor. 12:20-21

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 | 2 Corinthians 12:11-15 | 2 Corinthians 12:16-21

2 Corinthians 13-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Pentecost: Paul the Pastor in 2 Corinthians David Fredrickson

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas | 2 Cor. 13:1-4 | 2 Cor. 13:5-10 | 2 Cor. 13:11-14

Homilies by St. John Chrysostom | 2 Corinthians 13:1-9 | 2 Corinthians 13:10-14




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