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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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Paul: The Mind of the Apostle

A. N. Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 273 pages
...Paul was as mad as Blake, as mad as Dostoevsky, as mad as SimoneWeil. He had an answer to such a view. 'Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?...of our proclamation, to save those who believe.'" 10 Acts 26:28. 'You make short work of turning me into a missionary' is the rendering by FJ Foakes...
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As We Gather, as We Part: 150 New Opening and Closing Prayers

Carl Koch - Religion - 1998 - 72 pages
...defies conventional wisdom. Your prophet Paul told the people: "Where is the one who is wise? . . . Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe." Christ is wisdom, even though his love for poor people seemed foolish, his challenge to the status...
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The Theology of the First Christians

Walter Schmithals - Religion - 1997 - 396 pages
...the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe. 22For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, "But we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block...
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Coming Out as Sacrament

Chris Glaser - Social Science - 1998 - 153 pages
...Christ crucified." It did not make sense in the Jewish or Greek or Roman context of his time. Since "the world did not know God through wisdom, God decided,...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe," Paul declares ( 1 Corinthians 1:21). Faith tells Paul and "those who believe" that God was somehow...
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On the Mystical Life: On virtue and Christian life

Saint Symeon (the New Theologian), Alexander Golitzin - Religion - 1995 - 178 pages
...then for faith, or for divine Baptism, or even communion in the mysteries? Obviously, none whatever: 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 [I Cor 1:21]. This is...
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No One Seeks for God: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Romans 1.18-3.20

Richard H. Bell - Religion - 1998 - 359 pages
...do not know God. But especially important is 1 Cor. 1.21, a text which has already been discussed: 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. This conclusion I reach...
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Down, Up, and Over: Slave Religion and Black Theology

Dwight N. Hopkins - Religion - 2000 - 300 pages
...wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil." Similarly in 1 Cor. l:20b-21, we read: "Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe." 36. Botkin, ed., Lay My Burden Down, 34. 37. In The American Slave, Florida, vol. 17, 142. 38. Maria...
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The God of Evolution: A Trinitarian Theology

Denis Edwards - Religion - 1999 - 144 pages
...revealed in a staggering way in the cross of Jesus. This structure is made explicit when Paul says: "For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe" (1 Cor 1:21). Jerome MurphyO'Connor comments that Paul is saying that, in the light of humanity's failure...
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Confident Witness, Changing World: Rediscovering the Gospel in North America

Craig Van Gelder - Religion - 1999 - 313 pages
...God made foolish the wisdom of the world? Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not...foolishness of our proclamation, to save those who believe. 2. George R. Hunsberger and Craig Van Gelder, The Church between Gospel and Culture (Grand Rapids:...
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The 99 Beautiful Names for God for All the People of the Book

David Bentley - Religion - 1999 - 112 pages
...the Greek sophisticates head on. He addresses their claims to be wise by calling for a higher wisdom: For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the foolishness of what we proclaim to save those who believe. (1 Cor. 1:21)...
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