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Heidegger's Bible Handbook: 2 Corinthians: Chapter Summary

The Inscription of the Epistle. Achaia as it was in the time of Saint Paul, 1. Why would Saint Paul join Timothy to himself in the inscription? 2. The Subscription. That the Epistle appears to have been written in Macedonia, and to have been sent by Titus and Lucas, 3. The calumnies of the False Apostles, and other things, furnished the occasion for writing the Epistle, 4. The Argument of the Epistle, 5. The time of the writing of the Epistle, namely, the year following the writing of the former Epistle, is elicited, 6. The Parts of the Epistle are two: I. A narration of the journey of Saint Paul, and what things befell him here and there, with various digressions interspersed (2 Corinthians 1-9). II. Saint Paul’s Apology, in which he defends the Apostleship and power committed to him (2 Corinthians 10-13). Interpreters of the Epistle, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic; and also a Synoptic Table, 7.

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