Die verhouding tussen kerk en ??á?? in Pauliniese perspektief
Keywords:New Testament theology, Pauline literature, Love, Nuwe-Testamentiese teologie, Pauliniese literatuur, Liefde
The aim of this contribution is to investigate the pivotal semantic position taken by ??á?? in its relationship to the Pauline concept of church. ??á?? is a kó?os a strenuous labour (1 Thess. 1:3), not to be considered a means or strategy to achieve something but to characterise the typical depicted eschatological character of the Pauline ????????. Selected aspects of ??á?? in 1 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Romans, Galatians and Ephesians are investigated to illustrate the remarkable relationship between ???????? and ??á??.