Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation (Paperback)

Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation By Reta Halteman Finger, George D. McClain Cover Image

Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation (Paperback)


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Creating a Scene in Corinth imaginatively draws readers into Chloe's house church, which has just received a letter from their church planter, the apostle Paul. Using group simulation, the book brings to life scholarly research on how the gospel penetrated the Roman Empire. As participants role-play early believers and debate with each other, they gain new insights and will never read 1 Corinthians the same way again.

First-century Corinthians were just as human as church people today. They did not consider Paul's letters authoritative Scripture when he wrote them, so lively group discussion and debate are encouraged. This method of Bible study works for many levels, from youth groups to Sunday school classes, or in college and seminary courses.


  1. A Visit to Ancient Corinth (slide presentation) (9 MB)
  2. Time Travel to Ancient Corinth (slide presentation) (12 MB)
  3. Publicity Announcement for Adult Sunday School Simulation of 1 Corinthians (64 KB)
  4. Representative Speeches from Chloe's House Church (66 KB)
  5. Worshiping with the Corinthians (684 KB)
  6. A Visitor's Guide to Corinth (59 KB)
  7. Extra Material for Character Development in Corinth (64 KB)
  8. Using Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation in College or Seminary (123 KB)
  9. Corinthian Characters in Chloe's House Church (104 KB)
Product Details ISBN: 9780836197112
ISBN-10: 0836197119
Publisher: Herald Press (VA)
Publication Date: May 16th, 2013
Pages: 264
Language: English