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Grace
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I. Religious Studies – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Church History – V. Systematic Theology – VI. Law – VII. Judaism

I. Religious Studies

1. The use of the term grace has been influenced strongly by the historically innovative Pauline conception. For Paul, grace is a gift, a unique fruit of God's salvific purpose and redemptive action. After the analogy of other redemptive religions, Paul employed this…

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Filoramo, Giovanni, Spiekermann, Hermann, Sänger, Dieter, Rieger, Reinhold, Saarinen, Risto, Sieckmann, Jan-R., Oppenheimer, Aharon and Necker, Gerold, “Grace”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08759>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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