Unformatted text preview: Ephesians Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is another short book of the New Testament. Paul writes to the Ephesians and there are two themes he comes back to over and over. Paul says that there is a unity of all things in Christ. He also says that the church is the physical symbol of that unity on Earth. Jesus Christ allowed a unity in all peoples and things, including Jews and Gentiles. Brown says that Paul probably didn’t actually write this letter. There is evidence that the letter was written after Paul’s death. In every other letter Paul talks about circumcision, but not in this letter. Also, Paul has always said that Christ is the only foundation of the church, but in the letter to the Ephesians “Paul” says that Christ and the apostles are the foundation of the church....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course RELI 120 taught by Professor Thompson during the Fall '08 term at Gonzaga.
- Fall '08
- The New Testament