Tag: Centurion

Steve Holmes on Pais

A short but clear piece on the way that Jeffrey John tries to argue in the re-issued “Permanent, Faithful, Stable” that the Centurion and his “pais” are lovers. I have been reading the new edition of Jeffrey John’s book, now

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part Three

In my last post I looked at one specific example of how understanding the contemporary context of a passage can help discern its true meaning. We looked the use of the word pais in Matthew and Luke and saw how

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