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Bibil Identifier bibil:261003
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Paul's Doctrine of Justification in 2 Thessalonians 1-2
Author Kim, Seyoon
Journal Biblica (Volume: 102, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2021
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2021
Year (Copyright) 2021
Year (Reference) 2021
Year (Second publication) 2021
Language English
Pages 78-96 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In 2 Thessalonians 1-2, to assure the persecuted Christians anxious about the Day of the Lord, Paul presents a brief scenario of the future revelation of 'the man of lawlessness' and the parousia of the Lord Jesus Christ (2,1-8). And in the surrounding passages (1,5-12 and 2,9-17) he repeats the message that in his 'just judgment' God will deliver a verdict of salvation for them, the believers of the gospel, while meting out condemnation for their unbelieving persecutors. In doing this, he echoes many words and themes of Romans 1-2, including 1,16-17. This new observation of Paul’s justification doctrine in 2 Thessalonians has some significant implications for understanding Pauline soteriology, in general, and the message of 2 Thessalonians, in particular.
DOI 10.2143/BIB.102.1.3289355
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Salvation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul : Letters to the Thessalonians : 2 Thessalonians
Pericopes 2 Thessalonians 1-2
Romans 1-2
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