Author Faculty (Discipline)

Theology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1990

Journal

The Biblical Archaeologist

Volume Number

53

Issue Number

2

Page Numbers

80-86

ISSN

0006-0895

ANZSRC / FoR Code

220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)

Abstract

When Paul wrote that the law was our pedagogue until Christ came but now that faith had arrived we are no longer under a pedagogue (Galatians 3:24-25), he used a metaphor without parallel in the Greek Bible. Because the term paidagogos is exclusive to Paul in the biblical literature, the commentator is forced to sift through the classical and Hellenistic sources in an effort to elucidate Paul's meaning.

Comments

Used by permission: The American Schools of Oriental Research and the author.

© 1990 The American Schools of Oriental Research

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