Firstfruits and Death's Defeat: Metaphor in Paul's Rhetorical Strategy in 1 Corinthians 15

Andy Johnson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1996

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

Paul's audience in Corinth includes "some" who are denying a future resurrection even though they believe in the resurrection of Christ. Paul, therefore, must rhetorically construct a compelling connection between Christ's resurrection and a future embodied resurrection.

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