Paul on "Disputable Matters"

If you read 1 Corinthians 8 and Romans 14.1–15.7 you will notice that Paul often has to negotiate between different consciences and convictions. Often this applies to topics like food offered to idols, vegetarianism, wine, or observing holy days.

Of course, Paul regards some issues like adultery and sex with prostitutes with moral resolve and a stern in…

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