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Paul, Philippians
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Sent from prison, the letter to the Philippians is the most poignant among those Paul wrote. He reveals his feelings and emotions more than anywhere else. This time, he does not write to fight against a misguided interpretation of the gospel advanced by false brothers (Galatians), nor to develop his own synthesis on justification b…

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Focant, Camille, “Paul, Philippians”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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