Interpreting the Language of St Paul

  • Dennis L. Stamps

Abstract

Before exploring the problems and significance of interpreting the language of St Paul, two matters need to be established. First, why bother with the writings of St Paul? Second, what is the significance of the lexical interplay between the words ‘translation’ and ‘interpretation’ when referring to the texts by St Paul.

Keywords

Catalysis Expense Ghost Defend Timothy 

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