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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 (Paul [Apostle]) 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 t…

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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 30 May 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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