Title: The line of thought in Romans-VII,15-20
Authors: Lambrecht, Jan # ×
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum
Series Title: Biblica: Commentarii Periodici Pontificii Instituti Biblici vol:85 pages:393-398
Abstract: The parallelism between Romans 7,14-17 and 18-20 as it has recently been put forward by O. Hofius is critically examined. It would seem that within this text Paul's reasoning progresses from vv. 14b-16 to 17-20. The thesis of v. 14b ("I am fleshly, sold into the slavery under sin") gives way to the more sophisticated pronouncement of v. 17 ("as a matter of fact it is not I that do the evil, but the indwelling sin"). Each time motivations follow, vv.15 and 18-19; finally a conclusion is drawn, vv. 16 and 20.
ISSN: 0006-0887
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Unit Biblical Studies
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