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By Raymond F. Collins

ISBN-10: 0814682138

ISBN-13: 9780814682135

What mild does the recent testomony shed at the perform of celibacy for the sake of the dominion? In his most modern paintings, popular Scripture student Raymond F. Collins turns his realization to the query, which, after all, has vital implications for the church in our personal day. even though the answer's now not an easy one, and it doesn't unavoidably translate immediately into transparent modern ecclesial coverage, it nonetheless serves as a huge beginning for discussion.

Collins offers cautious attention of the method for use in drawing close the query and to special elements of the sociocultural context of first-century Palestine, in which the hot testomony took shape. He then explores what Jesus acknowledged to the disciples, numerous disciples' personal statuses as married males, and Paul's instructing and private instance on marriage.

Raymond Collins has served the church via his considerate and scholarly exegetical paintings for many years. This most modern paintings of his will lengthy rely between his best.

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