Psuedonymity In Paul's Pseudonymity?

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Pseudonymity is best described as the practice of using forged documents to create new works of writing bearing a deceased writers name, instead of the current writer claiming the credit for the work. Many of Paul’s writings and letters have been said to have not actually been written by Paul himself. Many scholars believe that some letters were creations of Psuedonymity(Harris,2014). The Psuedonymity practice was quite popular among apostolic writers and was widespread among Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity from 200 BCE to 200 CE. Many famous books in the Bible such as Daniel, Enoch, Noah ,David, Solomon, Isaiah, Ezra,and Moses are Pseudomous writings(Harris,2014). One of the problems that Pseudonymity causes is scholars are not able to tell the true authorship, date, and composition of many writings in the Bible. One other problem Pseudonymity causes many written works to be considered …show more content…
ReferencesHarris, S. L. (2014). The New Testament: A Student's Introduction (8th ed.). Dubuque : McGraw Hill Education.

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2. In what specific ways concerning Jesus’ return does II Thessalonians differ from Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians? Why do some scholars think that it was written after Paul’s death?

Student Answer: In 1 Thessalonians Paul speaks about Jesus’s return through the Parousia occurring stealthy compared to a thief in the night(Harris,2014). Paul places high emphasis in Thessalonians that Jesus’s Resurrection and his spirit coming are in the first stage in God's plan of cosmic renewal. He urges that god's purpose can be only completed at the Apostolic end of history(Harris,2014). In Thessalonians 4:13 Paul speaks confidently and mentions the resurrection coming. Paul also mentioned that an afterlife is not

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