Exegetical Appraisal of the Divisions in the Corinthian Church and its Application to Nigerian Christianity

Abstract The contemporary Nigerian Christianity is not immune from cross-cultural conflicts of different kinds in spite of its multicultural nature. Ironically, cultural diversity in the church is God’s sovereign plan. He authored and brought it to bear on the life of the Church as a gift and a means to achieve his plans and purposes for the church on earth. The extent of division in Nigerian churches is quite common and has really given a serious concern to scholars. Two germane research questions, which borders the problem of this research, are considered in this study.

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