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Moses and Christ

“lex per Mosen data est,” John writes, “gratia et veritas per Iesum Christum facta est” (Jn 1:17). These are strong words, words — on their face — to warm a Marcionite’s heart. The Law, given through Moses, apparently excludes “grace … Continue reading

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Augustine’s Canonical Paul

In De Spiritu et Lettera (DSL) 36, Augustine asks what the Law is which is written on the hearts of believers in the new covenant (Jer. 31:33), if not the Holy Spirit, by whom charity is poured into their hearts (Rom … Continue reading

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