Category Archives: Notes on 1 Corinthians

Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:54-58

1Co 15:54  And when this mortal hath put on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: Death is swallowed up in victory. 54.—Then shall come to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:45-49

This post opens with a brief summary of 1 Cor 15:35-58 followed by notes on verses 45-49. HOW THE BODY WILL RISE; THE QUALITIES OF THE RISEN BODY A Summary of 1 Corinthians 15:35-58~The fact of the resurrection being established, … Continue reading

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Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:35-49

35. But one will say: How do the dead rise? and with what kind of body will they come? 36. Unwise thou, what thou sowest is not made alive, unless first it die. 37. And what thou sowest, thou sowest … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 6:17, 20-26

The following has been compiled from sermons by St Cyril. They are somewhat fragmented and contain nothing on verses 25 & 26. 6:17. He stood upon level ground, and a crowd of His disciples and a great multitude of the … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:17-26

Ver 17. And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judea, and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, … Continue reading

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My Notes On Luke 6:17, 20-26

Background In Relation To Weekday Mass Readings: It is suggested that you read the passages linked to below and see what themes you can identify as relating to this Sunday’s reading. Sunday’s reading is Luke 6:17, 20-26.  Verses 18-19 are … Continue reading

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Fr. Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:12, 16-26

1Co 15:12  Now if Christ be preached, that he arose again from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?  How do some among you say that there is no resurrection of … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:12, 16-26

Text in purple indicates Fr. MacEvilly’s paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting upon. In some instances the paraphrase serves as the interpretation. 1 Co 15:12 Now if Christ be preached, that he arose again from the dead, how do … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:12-28

Text in red are my additions. At the end of the post I’ve included a list of suggested resources relating to this letter. THE NECESSITY OF BELIEVING IN THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST A Summary of 1 Corinthians 15:12-20a Before coming … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:12-34

12. But if Christ is preached that he rose from the dead, how do some among you say, that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13. But if there is no resurrection of the dead: neither is Christ risen. … Continue reading

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