Philemon is not just a letter about a first-century master and slave but a window into what applied theology looks like in a Pauline community. In this seminar, Dr. Batanayi I. Manyika unpacks the construction and intention behind this letter, as well as its history of interpretation. He further examines the gospel’s influence on slave-master relationships in the first century and how these findings might be appropriated for a gospel…
In this study of the book of Philemon, John Scheepers examines how an an understanding of the Gospel, centered on the reconciling work of Jesus, has real-life implications for the Church in South Africa today.
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