Preface 1. Corinth The Big City When Was That, Exactly? 2. The Composition of 2 Corinthians A Matter of Integrity A Letter of Parts? A Seamless Whole? 3. The Corinthian Church Corinthian Critics Obstreperous Outsiders Georgian Revival? 4. Damage Control The Personal may be Political Trash-Talkin’ Fool 5. Theological Insights No Pain, No Gain This Mortal Coil New and Improved! Money in the Bank 6. Moses’ Veil in Post-Pauline Reception Lutheran Readings Paul’s Black Veil Index
An entry-level text on Paul's second letter to the Corinthians with a focus on Paul's rhetoric and style as well as contemporary issues of gender, identity, race and class.
Jay Twomey is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati, USA.
2 Corinthians: Crisis and Conflict is a handy short volume with an
excellent bibliography that is a must in any scholarly library and
is a useful companion to the typically onerous commentaries on 2
*Adam White, Review of Biblical Literature*
Crisp and succinct.
*The Expository Times*