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Contents Foreword to Hermeneia ix Reference Codes xi Editor's Note xxii Introduction 1 Excursus: Paul and the Ethics ofthe Stoics and Cynics 10 1:1-3 The Opening 19 1:4- 9 The Proemium (Thanksgiving) 25 I. 1:10-17 The Groups in the Community 30 1:10-4:21 Excursus: The"Parties" 33 The Divisions in the 1:18-2:5 God's Wisdom as Foolishness 40 Community 1:18-25 The Word of the Cross as the judgment of the Wisdom of the World 40 1:26-31 The Shape of the Community 49 2:1-5 The Figure of the Preacher and the Form of His Preaching 53 2:6-16 Hidden Wisdom 56 Excursus: 1/;vxf,, "Soul" 67 3:1- 17 Concluding Discussion of the Party System; Preacher and Community 70 3:18-23 Critique ofKO.VXfl(f'S, "Boasting" 79 4:1-13 A Demonstration with Reference to Paul and Apollos 82 4:1-5 The Application of the Criterion 82 4:6-13 Application to the Community 85 4:14-21 Apostle and Community-Conclusion; Correspondence 91 II. 5 1ropveLo., "Sexual Immorality" 94 Chapters 5-6 Excursus: The Catalogues of Virtues and The Crisis of"Bios" Vices 100 6:1-11 Church and World 103 6:12-20 Freedom and Sexuality 108 Excursus: The Ransoming ofSlaves 113 III. 7 Celibacy and Marriage in the Passing Chapters 7-15 World 114 Answers to Questions 7:1-7 General Observations 114 7:8-16 Concerning the Unmarried, the Widowed, and Those Living in Mixed Marriages 119 7:17-24 Eschatological Freedom 125 7:25-40 Concerning Virgins (and the Unmarried) 130 Chapters 8-10 8:1-6 The Criterion of Conduct: Love and Freedom and Idol Sacrifices Knowledge 137 8:7-13 The Criterion: Our Brother 146 9 The Freedom of the Apostle 151 10:1-13 The Warning Example of the Wilderness Generation 164 10:14-22 The Lord's Supper as Criterion 170 10:23-11:1 Idol Sacrifice and Conscience (Freedom) 175 11:2-14:40 Questions ofDivine Worship 181 11:2-16 Women in Divine Worship 181 Excursus: ElKWII, "Image" 187 11:17-34 The Lord's Supper 192 Excursus: The Corinthians and the Lord's Srtpper 194 Excursus: The Tradition ofthe Lord's Supper 200 Chapters 12-14 12:1-3 The Criterion 204 Community, Divine 12:4-31 The Multiplicity and Unity of Spiritual Service, and the Spirit Gifts 207 Excursus: Mos, "Way" 216 13 The Higher Way 217 Excursus: The Parallels to Chapter 13 219 14 Tongues and Prophecy 232 15 The Resurrection of the Dead 248 Excursus: The Christ Formula, 15:3-5 251 Excursus: Adam and Primal Man 284 16 Information and Greetings 294 Bibliography 1. Commentaries 304 Indices: 1. Passages a/ Old Testament and Apocrypha 309 b/ Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and otherJewish Literature 309 c/ New Testament 311 d/ Early Christian Literature and the Ancient Church 312 e/ Greek and Latin Authors 313 2. Greek Words 316 3. Subjects 317 4. Modern Authors 318 Designer's Notes 322 viii ...


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