So what does Colossians
3 have to do with interdisciplinary integration?
Paul's lyrical affirmation in Colossians
is the news that we are "transferred" to a new governance (verse 13), have forgiveness (verse 14), and "have peace" through the self-giving of God (verse 20).
The other (January/February 1520) deals with the following letters of Paul: Thessalonians I and II, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians
3 tells us: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for man.
And when this letter has been read among you," says Colossians
4:16, "have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans.
Keesmaat's similar interest in the empire produces the most rewarding essay in the volume, although many scholars would not agree with her acceptance of Ephesians and Colossians
3:11 we read that there is no slave or freeman, but that Christ is in all.
Among the latter is certainly Moo Keun Lim's ``Letter of Paul to the Colossians
, Chapter 3, Paragraph 2,'' which consists of a couple of dozen brightly colored pebbles sitting atop a flat, rough platform.
Jeremiah 23:1-6; Psalm 46; Colossians
1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43
For example slavery is acceptable in the entire letter of Philemon, Ephesians 6:5-9, Colossians
3:22-4:1, and other passages, yet, it is not morally acceptable today.
Most fascinating is his analysis of the now destroyed sanctuary program of the church of the Koimesis at Nicaea with its four flanking angels in mosaic with their inscribed labels based on Colossians
1:16: "Principality," "Power," "Domination," and "Virtue.
With that reference to Colossians
2:8, Melanchthon set out on his classroom rebuttal of those who foolishly put stock in the existence of free will.
Similarly, the ancient scribe Tykhikos, "who took down Paul's letters to the Colossians
and the Ephesians turns up in Beckett's Waiting for Godot .
An overview of the Pauline writings is first given, followed by a discussion of the topics in the letters to Corinth and Rome, in the letter to the Colossians
, and in a "Postscript to Paul", dealing with passages in 2 Thessalonians, Ephesians, the Pastorals, and early patristic writings (Didache, Letters of Ignatius, Justin Martyr, Ep.
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