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By Raymond F. Collins

What mild does the recent testomony shed at the perform of celibacy for the sake of the dominion? In his latest paintings, well known Scripture pupil Raymond F. Collins turns his consciousness to the query, which in fact has very important implications for the church in our personal day. even though the answer's no longer an easy one, and it doesn't inevitably translate immediately into transparent modern ecclesial coverage, it nonetheless serves as a massive beginning for dialogue. Collins supplies cautious attention of the technique for use in drawing close the query and to special facets of the sociocultural context of first-century Palestine during which the recent testomony took shape. He then explores what Jesus stated to the disciples, a number of disciples' personal prestige as married males, and Paul's instructing and private instance on marriage. Raymond Collins has served the church via his considerate and scholarly exegetical paintings for many years. This newest paintings of his will lengthy remember between his...

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The Letter’s Dialogical Nature: A Few Corollaries The dialogical nature of a letter has a number of important corollaries. Among them is that the circumstances in which the letter was written and the circumstances to which it responds must be taken into consideration if the letter is to be properly understood. In the case of Paul’s letters, this issue is problematic. More often than not, Paul’s letters are the only source of information that we have to enlighten us about the situation. Sometimes Paul tells us how he learned about the situation to which he responds and what that situation was,136 but that is not usually the case.

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Rab. Rabbah Genesis Sifre Deut. Sifre Deuteronomy Tanḥ.  ʾErub.  Ketub.  Ned.  Pesaḥ.  Qidd.  Sabb. Babylonian Talmud Sabbat b. Sanh.  Yebam.  ev.  Hist. Ecclesiastical History Ignatius Magn. Letter to the Magnesians Phld. Letter to the Philadelphians Pol. Letter to Polycarp Trall.  Thom. Gospel of Thomas Polycarp, Phil. Letter to the Philippians Pseudo-Clementines Hom. Homilies Recon. Recognitions 1 A Methodological Introduction When Cardinal Alfons Maria Stickler died on December 12, 2007, the Roman Catholic Church lost one of its staunchest defenders of clerical celibacy.

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