Community Conflicts in 1–2 Corinthians
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Understanding the New Testament
Taught by Professor David Brakke | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In this first of two lectures about Paul’s letters to the Corinthians, you will consider one tension inherent to Christian congregations. In Paul’s theology, everyone is equal in the eyes of the Lord, yet Corinth was a prosperous and diverse city. How did Paul reconcile economic, intellectual, and educational diversity with religious unity?