[B-Greek] Philemon 6

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Wed Jun 1 19:40:00 EDT 2011


Dear Iver,

Agreed; grammar is just not enough, unfortunately; but I found your
perspective interesting nonetheless even though I could not find
sufficiently convincing evidence in this passage.

Thanks a lot!
David Lim


On 1 June 2011 16:10, Iver Larsen <iver_larsen at sil.org> wrote:

> Dear David,
>
> Yes, I am not denying that the text talks about Philemon's faith rather
> than Paul's faith. But I still see faith as limiting the type of fellowship,
> Philemon's faith fellowship. Philemon is not the only one having faith, but
> all who are part of that faith fellowship of his have that same faith in
> common. I think we have come as far as we can with the grammar. A
> grammatical analysis will only take you to a certain point, and the overall
> meaning is derived from grammar, semantics, pragmatics and context, all
> taken togehter.
>
>
> Iver Larsen
>


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