By Richard A. Horsley
This remark highlights either the socio-political context of one Corinthians and the conflict of considerably varied non secular viewpoints represented by way of Paul and the congregation he had based in Corinth. specifically, Richard Horsley indicates that this letter offers a window during which one could view the stress among the Corinthians' curiosity in cultivating person spirituality and the apostle's predicament for increase a social-religious group dedicated to the typical virtue, for the flourishing either one of own dignity and a humanizing solidarity.
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