Paulinism


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Paulinism

the teachings of the apostle Paul, who believed that people should be emancipated from Jewish law and allowed to follow the faith and spirit of Christ. — Paulist, n. — Paulinian, adj.
See also: Christianity
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Instead, while Calvin's early Paulinism endured, it also evolved through the long course of his career as an expositor, absorbing lessons, perspectives, and challenges offered by the successive varieties of non-Pauline material he encountered.
Lutherans have learned so sharply to distinguish their version of the doctrine of justification from Augustine's that they often imagine themselves to have leaped over the centuries and retrieved a pure world of Paulinism over against which Catholic-Orthodox differences pale into insignificance.
The thrust of the following pages is towards defining profiles of Paul and Paulinism in terms of the needs, questions, and values of the persons, groups, or movements represented in various texts.