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Thursday, October 31, 2002

 

Comparing Paul's armor of God from the end of Ephesians to that found in Wisdom (chapter 5), which Paul – self-professed student of the law – was surely aware of: (Not sure what's up with all the dead space before the table starts, at least in IE and Opera)






WisdomPaul
Armor:Zeal
Breastplate:JusticeRighteousness
Footwear:Zeal to preach the gospel
Shield:RectitudeFaith
Helmet:Sure judgmentSalvation
Sword:AngerThe Spirit


What's the point? There probably isn't one. But it's interesting to consider the changes he chose to make in trying to describe the transition from law to spirit. (Also the addition of an item concerning his own major work, probably cribbed from Isaiah's How lovely on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news.)

posted by Kelly | 11:28 AM link
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