No Noose Is Good News: Leadership as a Theological Problem in the Corinthian Correspondence

David E. Fredrickson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1996

Issue: Corinthians (Vol. 16, No 4, Fall, 1996)

The role of the leader implied by Paul's Corinthian letters is to prepare persons for public participation in the gathered community. Paul portrays himself as the community's slave, who thus makes others free for political participation.

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