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A Homily by Paul’s Opponents

In chapter 4 of his Epistle to the Romans, St Paul speaks at length about the patriarch Abraham and how his faith relates to the righteousing of Christians through faith in Jesus Christ. But this is not the first time … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: What Did the Teacher Teach?

J. Louis Martyn suggests that one of St Paul’s purposes in writing his Epistle to the Romans was to clarify some of the arguments that he presented in his Epistle to the Galatians and to correct misconstruals of his earlier … Continue reading

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Ruminating Romans: Why Did St Paul Write his Epistle?

Commentators really do not know. Numerous theories have been advanced over the centuries to explain why the Apostle decided to write to an ecclesial community he had never visited before, but commentators still disagree. Proposals range from Paul composing a … Continue reading

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