Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

H. Bouman

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 1 Corinthians 15:24f; 2 Corinthians 11:12f; Galatians 5:11; Galations 5:20; Genesis 3:15; Philippians 3:17; Philippians 3:19; Romans 11:9; Romans 12:1; Romans 14:13; Romans 14:18; Romans 15:30; Romans 15:5; Romans 15:7; Romans 16:17-20; Romans 6:17; Romans 6:18,22; Romans 9:33;


In order to set limits of the kind required it is necessary first to examine the text to the best of one's exegetical ability to determine its meaning--and that in the context of the epistle of St. Paul to the Romans. It is equally important to examine- the way in which this text has been subsequently used in the history of the Christian Church. This, indeed, will constitute the bulk of this paper; for the exegetical traditions of interpretation of this passage have a direct bearing on the way it is currently interpreted and will henceforth be interpreted. This is admittedly a stated hermeneutical assumption. It will undergird the very conclusions which will finally be drawn.

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