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Doctrine and Ethics

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Tonight at a Bible study, the point was made that doctrinal statements in the New Testament are given for practical reasons. As a case in point, Philippians 2 was used as an illustration. One of the most doctrinal statements on … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Nature of the Epistles

Another interesting aspect that I picked up from Wall’s introduction to the NT Epistles is the rhetorical nature of the biblical letters (“Introduction to the Epistolary Literature,” by Robert W. Wall in┬áThe New Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. X.). A simple definition … Continue reading

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Canon Logic

I was recently reading the article on an introduction to the epistles (“Introduction to the Epistolary Literature,” by Robert W. Wall in The New Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. X.), and he made some interesting observations about the epistles that I had … Continue reading

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