epictetus, cosmos, philosophy, slave, power, property, respect
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
Some time around the year A. D. 70, about the time of the destruction of Jerusalem, a lame and sickly little slave boy was added to the great household of Epaphroditus, freedman and favorite of Nero. Certainly there was nothing to recommend him physically. Yet it may be that that patience and perseverance of spirit so evident throughout his discourses had already begun to show itself in a certain nobility of demeanor which slave work could not erase and slave clothes could not conceal.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Klinck, Arthur W.
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 32, Article 76.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol32/iss1/76