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Description - 2 Corinthians by Jerry W. McCant

Sensitivity to literary-rhetorical style enables Jerry McCant to offer a new and dynamic reading of 2 Corinthians that illuminates many perennially difficult passages. Against many scholars, he argues for the unity of the letter and rejects the widely held view of 'outside opponents' at Corinth. McCant advances the thesis that 2 Corinthians is a parodic defence speech that demolishes the Corinthian ideas of patronage and apostolic criteria. Readers will certainly find the argument for a parodic reading of 2 Corinthians intriguing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841270319
ISBN-10: 1841270318
Format: Hardback
(230mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Sheffield Academic Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jerry W. McCant

Jerry McCant is Professor of Greek New Testament, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California.