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Romans, Epistle of Paul to the
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The placing of Romans at the beginning of the Corpus Paulinum (Bible : III, 2) demonstrates how much significance was ascribed to this Epistle at an early date. If there was, in the 2nd century, the alternative of opening the Corpus Paulinum with Galatians (cf. Tert. Marc. V 15), the final decision for Romans implies the hermeneutical option to interpret Paul on the ba…

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Theobald, Michael, “Romans, Epistle of Paul to the”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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