The Corinthian church was rife with problems–division, debate, lawsuits, immorality, and trying to outperform each other with spiritual gifts. Paul argues that in the end, all you need is love.
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Potential bonus episodes 01:25
Issues in the Corinthian community 02:34
Review the reading 04:55
1 Corinthians 11 05:11
Commentary on 1st Corinthians 11 09:14
1 Corinthians 12 22:50
29:48 1 Corinthians 13
33:21 1 Corinthians 14
41:09 1 Corinthians 15
50:54 1 Corinthians 16
54:44 Additional scripture chain
Men and women; distinguishing cultural norms from gospel principles 01:00:53
Men, women, and the temple 01:03:22
Differing spiritual gifts and status 01:05:03
What did Paul mean by “ordinances” 01:05:58
Paul’s letters in context 01:06:49
Verses out of context 01:08:10
Priesthood ordinances down the rabbit hole 01:10:34
Men, women, and the temple II (veils) 01:13:06
Spiritual gifts then and now 01:14:55
Episode 42 on Spiritual Gifts
Episode 49 on the Kingdoms of Glory
TED talk on Self-Transcendence; Jonathan Haidt’s scientific explanation of the “Body of Christ” metaphor
“Authority on her head” Time and Seasons post by Julie Smith on this difficult passage
“When the Temple Hurts”, a respectful series by Feminist Mormon Housewives for those who seek to understand why the temple is hard for some women
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Thanks to William Newman for editing the discussion, and to Marshal McDonald for the bumper music!