Philippian Book Fact Chart

Philippian Book Fact Chart - Brent Meschuk RS 010-1 April...

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Brent Meschuk RS 010-1 April 2, 2008 Philippians Book Fact Sheet Book: Philippians Part A Authorship : Philippians is a letter from St. Paul to the Church of Philippi. This idea is universally accepted by virtually all Bible scholars. Some say that it may have been an early Christian hymn that Paul quoted in Chapter 2. Date and Place : The date and place is somewhat vague. It is obvious on casual occasions that Paul is in prison during his writing of the epistle, but it is not clear whether it was in Rome, Ephesus, or Caesarea. When the actual location of the writing is determined, it will be easier to determine an exact date. Most scholars seem to agree that Philippians was written while Paul was in Rome between 60-62 CE, but this is difficult to pinpoint. Historical Context : Philippi was named by Philip of Macedon, son of Alexander the Great. It was made a colony by Octavius after victory in 42 BC. After the battle of Actium in 31 BC, Augustus transported a large number of Romans and it became a
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course RS 010 taught by Professor Reeder during the Spring '08 term at Westmont.

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