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" For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. "
Handbook of Christian Apologetics - Page 40
by Peter Kreeft, Ronald K. Tacelli - 2009
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An Inclusive-language Lectionary: Readings for year B

Religion - 1987 - 262 pages
...the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. 22 For Jews demand signs...
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The Book of Acts

F. F. Bruce - Religion - 1988 - 541 pages
...he had been entrusted. Athens afforded him ample confirmation of what he had already learned, that, "in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom" (1 Cor. 1:21). He visited the synagogue in Athens, therefore, and held discourse there with Jews and...
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Calvin's Institutes: A New Compend

Jean Calvin - Religion - 1989 - 180 pages
...perverted, we wickedly defraud God of his glory. We must, for this reason, come to Paul's statement: "Since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of preaching to save those who believe" [1 Cor. 1:21]. This magnificent...
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Theology is for Proclamation

Gerhard O. Forde - Religion - 1990 - 199 pages
...or the "gnosis" of the sage would be sufficient. However, a problem arises: Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this...of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. (1 Cor. 1:20-21) The...
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The Christian Mystery: From Pagan Myth to Christian Mysticism

Louis Bouyer - Religion - 1989 - 303 pages
...destroy the wisdom of the wise and the cleverness of the clever I will thwart'.5 Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this...of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. For Jews demand signs...
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A Theology of the Cross: The Death of Jesus in the Pauline Letters

Charles B. Cousar - Religion - 1990 - 208 pages
...part of the divine strategy to expose the wisdom of this age. The next verse explains why. "For (yap) since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, God was pleased through the foolishness of preaching to save those who are believing" (1:21). Several dimensions...
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The Triumph of God: The Essence of Paul's Thought

Johan Christiaan Beker - Religion - 1990 - 152 pages
...in the death of Christ. But it is precisely in the cross of Christ that the world itself is judged: "for since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe" (1 Cor. 1:21). In that...
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The Bible

Stephen Prickett, Robert Barnes - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 141 pages
...personified concept. In I Corinthians l:17ff. he gives a highly paradoxical account of the wisdom tradition: Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?...of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe ... we preach Christ crucified,...
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Christian Ethics: A Historical Introduction

J. Philip Wogaman - Religion - 1993 - 340 pages
...plainly bespeak a penetrating mind, still seems to disdain rational argumentation: Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this...of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. For Jews demand signs...
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Catholicism: New Study Edition--Completely Revised and Updated

Richard P. McBrien - Religion - 1994 - 1344 pages
...those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God" (1 Corinthians 1:18). "Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe" (1:20-21). What of the blood sacrifices? When they were employed as a means of atonement, the death...
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