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Greeting and Prayer of Thanksgiving

Paul’s letter opens with an identification of the senders (Paul and Sosthenes) and the
receivers (the Corinthians, and all Christians). He then offers his introductory prayer. These
two sections are tied together by their rhetorical form and by their theological content with its
focus on God, Christ Jesus and the believing community…

Taken from Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey

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