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    Roman Corinthian Temples

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    The Roman Corinthian temples were a testament to the construction techniques and its architecture was heavily influenced by the Etruscans. Romans worshipped several deities and thus temples served as a place of high importance which was adorned with reliefs and sculptures. A typical Roman temple, for example, Temple of Augustus and Roma consisted of a cella housing the main deity and approached through a colonnaded portico (pronaos) by means of a flight of stairs. The temples were constructed with

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    to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.” The Church in Corinth was righteous and pure once it started following God again. Unfortunately, they continued their sinful ways soon after. The First Epistle to the Corinthians, by Clement of Rome, accurately displays how to regain and maintain a faithful walk with God. Like the church in Corinth, all churches need to learn this message. Clement preaches to turn from envy, remain humble at all times, and above all, love

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    1 Corinthians Authorship

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    The date and authorship of 1 Corinthians, in general, is highly uncontested. Most biblical scholars are comfortable setting the probable date for the writing of 1 Corinthians at 54-56 A.D. and the author as the apostle Paul. There is a lot of support in the Bible and also historical reinforcement that uphold this date and authorship for the book of 1 Corinthians. The only major area of contention in regards to the letter of 1 Corinthians is in its integrity. Some scholars would argue that the

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    2 Corinthians 14a

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    The passage Wanda is referencing is from 2 Corinthians 6:14a and states: “do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers” (English Standard Version). Most often this verse is associated with marriage, but it can stand for any kind of close alliance between a believer and non-believer (Boomberg, 1992). Paul is concerned that the Corinthian believers will turn back to idolatry if they closely associate with non-Christians. In the second half of the verse “for what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness

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    The Book of 1st Corinthians is letters written by Paul to the church in the city of Corinth. Paul sent these letters as a response to a letter he received from the Corinthian Church. The city of Corinth was a wealthy trading center located on the Mediterranean Sea. Corinth was a city known for its wickedness. The people lived very sinful lives. The church consisted of converted idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, thieves, drunkards and swindlers.(6:9-11)The new church in Corinth faced tribulation

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    doorways (Harris 2006, Neoclassical style). Each of the three Greek orders, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian, are well represented. However, this paper will deal with the Ionic and Corinthian orders only and their presence in the city of Fredericton. Both the Ionic and Corinthian orders became highly popular and surpassed their Doric counterpart by continuing into the Roman period (Gates 2010, 220). Before the Corinthian order however, the Ionic order started to become well-established by 550 BC (Lawrence 1957

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    Vitruvius writes on the established rules for the Doric and Corinthian orders, and explains the differences and peculiarities. Chapter I: The Origins of the Three Orders, and the Proportions of the Corinthian Capital In chapter 1, Vitruvius writes of the proportions of the Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian columns and the similarities and differences. The three architectural order by its capital are Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Corinthian columns, apart from in their capitals that has the same proportions

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    Essay about First Corinthians

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    First Corinthians In 146 B.C. the Roman general Mummius crushed Greece’s attempt towards independence by completely destroying the city of Corinth. For a hundred years the area of the city laid in ruins. Eventually Julius Caesar sent a colony of veterans and descendants of Freedmen to rebuild the city, and in a short period of time a new Corinth was created from the old ruins (Ancient Corinth p. 20). During the rebuilding of Corinth Caesar was assassinated and reconstruction was continued by Emperor

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    2 Corinthians 7-18

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    This study of 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 aims to explain each verse within the passage. Special emphasis is placed on the jars of clay language seen in verse seven. In order to understand the point of scripture being discussed, background knowledge about the author, time, place, culture, literary form, and themes will be examined. A focus on Paul’s apostleship being closely related to suffering and hope will also be reviewed. Paul, wrote the second letter to the Corinthians. According to Harris (1976)

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    church in Corinth. The books of 1 & 2 Corinthians are addressed to people who have come out of a pagan lifestyle and accepted Christ as their Savior. Yet at the same time, they struggle to leave their old way of life behind. What is more, they claim to have knowledge that allows them live however they want; and yet, Paul confronts their claim as foolishness and complete missing of why Jesus died and rose again. This point comes to a head within 1 Corinthians chapter eight; in which, Paul’s purpose

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