Introducing the New Testament, 2nd ed. (ch. 18): Philippians
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"overseer" (episkopos); a type of leader in the early church, perhaps analogous to a pastor today.
the poetic passage in Philippians 2:6-11 that describes Christ as one who was in the form of God but humbled himself to become human and die on a cross.
a surgical procedure that removes the foreskin of a penis; in the Jewish tradition, the rite is viewed as a sign of the covenant that God had made with Israel.
a type of leader in the early church, the exact duties of which are unclear; the word means "one who serves" (diakonos) and sometimes was used of a table waiter.
the Christian doctrine that God became a human being in the person of Jesus Christ.
the Christian doctrine that God is "three in one," existing as only one God but also as three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
two natures of Christ
the Christian doctrine that Jesus Christ was simultaneously fully divine and fully human.
a road constructed by the Romans in the second century BCE; it crossed the Roman provinces of Illyricum, Macedonia, and Thrace, running through territory that is now part of modern-day Albania, the Republic of Macedonia, Greece, and European Turkey.
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