The Freedom of Three Christians: Paul's Letter of Philemon and the Beginning of a New Age

Mary Hinkle Shore

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 12/10/2018

Issue: Letters from Prison (Vol. 38, No 4, Fall, 2018)

Paul’s letter to Philemon is not only a good way to come to know the apostle himself but is a valuable example of how Christians may come to deal with each other and the world. While Paul is bound as a prisoner, his freedom in Christ allows him the grace to reach out to others, even to those with whom he might be at odds.

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