Date:November 21, 2012

The Contribution of 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 to a Pauline Christology

This paper was written for a Christology class at Wheaton College.  In it, I argue that 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 has much to contribute to our understanding of Paul’s Christology.  This passage shows Jesus as a participant in the Divine prerogatives, a recipient of worship via prayer, and as one who partakes in the Divine identity of YHWH.

Download the whole paper (.pdf) here: Contribution of 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 to a Pauline Christology