I & II Corinthians

Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Frederik W. Grosheide, Commentary on the First Epistle to the Corinthians, Eerdmans, 1953. ***1/2
Ralph P. Martin, 2 Corinthians (Word), Word Books, 1986. ****
Charles Kingsley Barrett, The First and Second Epistles to the Corinthians (Harper's), Hendrickson, 1993. (two vols.) ****
Scott J. Hafemann, 2 Corinthians (NIV Application Bible), Zondervan, 2000.
Richard B. Hays,
First Corinthians (Interpretation), Westminster John Knox, 1997.
Marion L. Soards, 1 Corinthians (New International Biblical Commentary, 7), Hendrickson, 1999.
Anthony Thiselton, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (NIGTC), Eerdmans, 2000.

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Scott J. Hafemann, Paul, Moses, and the History of Israel: The Letter / Spirit Contrast and the Argument from Scripture in 2 Corinthians 3,
____ Hendrickson, 1995.
________ Suffering and Ministry in the Spirit: An Exegetical study of 2 Corinthians 2.14-3:3, Eerdmans, 1990.
C. Marvin Pate, Adam Christology as the Exegetical and Theological Substructure of 2 Corinthians 4.7-5.21, University Press of America,
____ 1997. ***
Raymond Pickett, The Cross in Corinth: The Social Significance of the Death of Jesus, Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.
Brian S. Rosner, Paul, Scripture, and Ethics : A Study of 1 Corinthians 5-7 (Biblical Studies Library), Baker, 1999.
Timothy B. Savage, Power Through Weakness: Paul's Understanding of the Christian Ministry in 2 Corinthians, Cambridge University
____ Press, 1995.
Carol Kern Stockhausen, Moses' Veil and the Glory of the New Covenant: The Exegetical Substructure of II Cor 3,1-4,6
____ (Analecta Biblica, 116), Editrice Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 1989.
Sze-Kar Wan, Power in Weakness: Conflict and Rhetoric in Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians (New Testament in Context), Trinity
____ Press International, 1999.

Articles and Essays:

Gregory K. Beale, "The Old Testament Background of Reconciliation in 2 Corinthians 5-7 and Its Bearing on the Literary Problem of
____ 2 Cor 6:14-7:1," New Testament Studies 35 (1989), 550-581.
Steven M. Baugh, "The Poetic Form of 1 Cor. 1:15-20," Westminster Theological Journal 47 (1985): 227-244.
Richard B. Gaffin, "Some Epistemological Reflections on 1 Cor 2:6-16," Westminster Theological Journal 57 (1995): 103-124.
Bill Green, "Made in the Image of God: 2 Corinthians 3:18," Kerux 3.3 (Dec 1988).
________ "Suffering and Eschatology: 2 Corinthians 4," Kerux (May 1996): 23-26.
William David Spencer, "The Power in Paul’s Teaching (1 Cor 4:9-20)," JETS 32 (1989): 51-61.
Ralph Bruce Terry, "Patterns of Discourse Structure in I Corinthians," Journal of Translation and Textlinguistics 7.4 (1996): 1-32.
Geerhardus Vos, "The More Excellent Ministry (2 Corinthians 3:18)" in Grace and Glory, Banner of Truth, 1994: 82-102.
________ "The Joy of Resurrection Life (1 Corinthians 15:14)" in Grace and Glory, Banner of Truth, 1994: 155-168.
________ "The Gracious Provision (1 Corinthians 5:17)" in Grace and Glory, Banner of Truth, 1994: 233-241.
R. Fowler White, "Richard Gaffin and Wayne Grudem on 1 Cor 13:10: A Comparison of Cessationist and Noncessationist Argumentation,"
____ JETS 35 (1992): 173-181.

More Commentaries:

Paul Barnett, Commentary on the Second Letter to the Corinthians (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1997. ***
Craig L. Blomberg, 1 Corinthians (NIV Application), Zondervan, 1994.
Gordon Fee, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1987.
Victor P. Furnish, The Theology of the First Letter to the Corinthians (New Testament Theology), Cambridge University Press, 1999.
________ II Corinthians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Anchor Bible, 32A), Doubleday, 1984.
Dennis E. Garland, 2 Corinthians (New American Commentary), Broadman & Holman, 1999.
Philip E. Hughes, Commentary on the Second Letter to the Corinthians (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1962.
Margaret E. Thrall, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Second Epistle to the Corinthians (ICC), T & T Clark, 1994, 1999. (two vols.)
Ben Witherington III, Conflict and Community in Corinth: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians, Eerdmans, 1995.

More Monographs:

Paul Barnett, The Message of 2 Corinthians: Power in Weakness (The Bible Speaks Today Series), Inter-Varsity, 1988.
David A. deSilva, The Credentials of an Apostle: Paul's Gospel in 2 Corinthians 1-7 (Bibal Monograph Series, 4), Bibal Press, 1998.


Michael L. Barré, "Paul as Eschatologic Person: A New Look at 2 Cor 11:29," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 37 (1975): 500-526.
Craig Blomberg, "The Structure of 2 Corinthians 1-7," Criswell Theological Review 4 (1989): 3-20.
Nils W. Lund, "The Literary Structure of Paul's Hymn to Love," JBL (1950): 266-276.
Randall C. Webber, "A Note on 1 Corinthians 15:3-5," JETS 26 (1983): 265-269.
N. T. Wright, "Reflected Glory: 2 Corinthians 3:18" in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of
____ George Bradford Caird, (ed. L. D. Hurst, et al) Clarendon, 1987: 139-150.

B. J. Oropeza, Paul and Apostasy: Eschatology, Perseverance, and Falling Away in the Corinthian Congregation (WUNT II, Reihe 115),
____ Mohr Siebeck, 2000.

J. Smit Sibinga, "Serta Paulina: On Composition Technique in Paul," Filologia Neotestamentaria 10 (1997): 35-54.

Frank Witt Hughes, "Rhetorical Criticism and the Corinthian Correspondence" in The Rhetorical Analysis of Scripture (ed. S. E. Porter, et al), 1997: 336-350.

Gary S. Selby, "Paul, the Seer: The Rhetorical Persona in 1 Corinthians 2:1-16" in The Rhetorical Analysis of Scripture (ed. S. E. Porter, et al), 1997: 351-373.

Lambert D. Jacobs, "Establishing a New Value System in Corinth: 1 Corinthians 5-6 as Persuasive Argument" in The Rhetorical Analysis of Scripture (ed. S. E. Porter, et al), 1997: 374-387.

See Also:

Georg Panikulam. Koinonia in the New Testament: A Dynamic Expression of Christian Life (Analecta Biblica), Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 1994.

John R. Lanci, A New Temple for Corinth: Rhetorical and Archaeological Approaches to Pauline Imagery (Studies in Biblical Literature, 1), Peter Lang, 1997.

H. Wayne Merritt, 'In Word and Deed': Moral Integrity in Paul (Emory Studies in Early Christianity, 1), Peter Lang, 1993.