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The Corinthian Body Dale B. Martin

The Corinthian Body

Dale B. Martin

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ISBN : 9780300062052
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330 pages
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In this intriguing discussion of Pauls first letter to the Corinthians, Dale Martin contends that Pauls various disagreements with the Corinthians were the result of a fundamental conflict over the ideological construction of the human body (andMoreIn this intriguing discussion of Pauls first letter to the Corinthians, Dale Martin contends that Pauls various disagreements with the Corinthians were the result of a fundamental conflict over the ideological construction of the human body (and hence the church as the body of Christ). This led to differing opinions on a variety of theological viewpoints -- including the role of rhetoric and philosophy in a hierarchical society, the eating of meat sacrificed to idols, prostitution, sexual desire and marriage, and the resurrection of the body.