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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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The First Theologians: A Study in Early Christian Prophecy

Thomas W. Gillespie, Michael Welker - Religion - 1994 - 304 pages
...not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?" (1:20),42 and is explicit in the ensuing explanation: "For since in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God to save those who believe through the foolishness of the kerygma" ( 1 :21 ). Here the...
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The Gospel of Jesus: The Pastoral Relevance of the Synoptic Problem

William Reuben Farmer - Religion - 1994 - 240 pages
...is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the learned? 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. For Jews demand signs...
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Seven Bells to Bethlehem: The O Antiphons of Advent

Oliver Treanor - Religion - 1995 - 133 pages
...the property of God alone. This is precisely the point made by Paul in his Corinthian correspondence. '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). What Paul...
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Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism

Bernadette J. Brooten - History - 1998 - 412 pages
...Paulusstudien [Beiträge zur evangelischen Theologie 16; Munich: Kaiser, 1952] 9-34). See l Cor 1:21 ("For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not...of our proclamation, to save those who believe"), which makes clear that Paul gives priority to the revelation in the gospel over any human ability to...
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Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism

Bernadette J. Brooten - History - 1998 - 412 pages
...Paulusstudien [Beittäge zur evangelischen Theologie 16; Munich: Kaiser, 1952] 9-34l. See l Cor l :21 i"For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...wisdom, God decided, through the foolishness of our proelamation, to save those who be. iieve"l, which makes elear that Paul gives prioriiv to the revelation...
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The Epistle to the Romans

Douglas J. Moo - Religion - 1996 - 1012 pages
...in the main clause. 69. In Paul, see Gal. 4:9; Phil. 3:8, 10; 2 Cor. 5: 16. Note also 1 Cor. 1:21: "in the wisdom of God the world did not know God through that wisdom." 70. DL Turner, "Cornelius van Til and Romans 1 : 1 8-2 1 . A Study in the Epistemology...
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Theological Issues in the Letters of Paul

J. Louis Martyn - Religion - 2005 - 352 pages
...destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment (synesis) of the discerning I will thwart (Isa29:l4). Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe?...of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of our proclamation to save those who believe. For Jews demand...
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On Being a Theologian of the Cross: Reflections on Luther's Heidelberg ...

Gerhard O. Forde, Martin Luther - Religion - 1997 - 121 pages
...destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the cleverness of the clever I will thwart." 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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God is Not 'green': A Re-examination of Eco-theology

Adrian Michael Hough - Religion - 1997 - 200 pages
...provides a summary of this difference. As St. Paul wrote to the Church at Corinth: '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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Matthew 8-18

W. D. Davies, Dale C. Allison, Jr. - Religion - 2004 - 800 pages
...'babes', that is, to the truly meek and humble. As Paul put it, in a passage closely akin to ours:i85 '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' (1 Cor 1.20-1; the entire...
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