Unformatted text preview: “Good News” is the literal translation of the Greek word for Gospel • The World of Paul o Travelled by foot through difficult terrain o Primarily goes to urban areas- like Ephasis o Voluntary organization where people would gather around as a certain craft (guilds). That’s how Paul made networks. • 1 Thessalonians o Opening Greeting: Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy to the ekklesia at Thessalonica o Occasional nature of Paul’s letters; question of interpolations (additions); one side of a conversation o Key terminology: God (at least 33 times), lord Jesus Christ (much fewer times)’; the “gospel”...
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- Spring '10
- New Testament, Paul’s Letters, hessalonica Occasional nature, conversation Key terminology, Ephasis Voluntary organization