Horae Paulinae; With A Supplementary Treatise Entitled Horae Apostolicae

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byWilliam Paley

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Excerpt: ... perly ratified and confirmed. This indirect, but real analogy in a peculiar transition of thought, is a proof, to use the words of Paley, " that the same mind dictated both passages." No. VIII. Phil. iv. 22. "All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household." Why should the saints of Caesar's household claim a special place in this brotherly greeting? One probable reason may be assigned, and two others that are certain. First, Philippi, as we read in Acts, was a Roman colony, and hence there might be official or family bonds of intimacy between these Roman colonists, and the native Roman converts m the imperial palace. Secondly, there was a numerous church at Rome before St. Paul arrived. But the saints in Caesar's household, like the Philippian church, were converts of the apostle himself, and hence there would be a special link of spiritual brotherhood. Finally, the apostle had been imprisoned at Philippi, as he was now a prisoner at Rome, and in each case his sufferings had been one chief cause of the conversions that followed. On this account, also, the saints of Caesar's house hold, the spiritual sons of the apostle, in his bonds, like Onesimus, would feel a peculiar ground of sympathy with the Philippian Christians. CHAPTER VIII. THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. This letter, unlike the others, does not bear the name of St. Paul, though it is ascribed to him by the almost universal tradition of the early church. Some, however, ascribe the authorship, in whole or in part, to Barnabas, to Luke, to Clement, and to Apollos. Many critics within the last century have also rejected the claim of the apostle, from supposed inconsistencies of style; but their objections have been fully sifted by Mr. Foster and professor Stuart, in two independent works, and received a de...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Excerpt: ... perly ratified and confirmed. This indirect, but real analogy in a peculiar transition of thought, is a proof, to use the words of Paley, " that the same ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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