Craig Blomberg is the author of the 1 Corinthians volume in the NIV Application Commentary series.
This volume is praised for its sound exegesis, its handling of controversial matter in society and the church, and for its thoughtful assistance in regard to application.
Preachers and teachers who are looking to relate the text to daily life will be especially helped with this volume.
Craig L. Blomberg is Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary.
His area of academic expertise is the New Testament.
This includes parables, miracles, historical Jesus, Luke-Acts, John, 1 Corinthians, James, the historical trustworthiness of Scripture, financial stewardship, gender roles, Latter Day Saint movement, hermeneutics, New Testament theology, and exegetical method. 
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