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Adam and Christ
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I. New Testament - II. Dogmatics

I. New Testament

In 1 Cor 15:21f., 45-49 and Rom 5:12-21, Paul draws a contrast between Adam as the primal, earthly-material human being and Christ as his eschatological, heavenly-spiritual counterpart. 1 Cor 15:45f. indicates that Paul reached this conclusion by performing - within the context of an apocalyptic concept of time and body - an eschatological inversion of an originally protological conception of …

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Sellin, Gerhard and Krötke, Wolf, “Adam and Christ”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_00141>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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