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The term Paul used that is translated 'homosexual(s)' came directly from the two Greek words in the Greek translation of the Levitical passage (i.e. the Septuagint, which Paul quoted regularly) condemning homosexuality. Paul "coined" the compound word, but it did not come from a vacuum. The Septuagint's translation of the Levitical passage says, in effect, ...


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"My question posed here, [which] is about the historical context of Luke and Paul's relationship, and how that relationship might or might not have affected the textual relationships of the writings attributed to them." Undoubtedly, Paul and Luke had a working relationship - Paul himself says so - and therefore the assumption in note 1 should go ...


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"Women will be saved through child-bearing". The obvious meaning that stands out in this passage is that; 1) women have been gifted with the unique role of contributing to, then carrying the newly formed human being, and giving birth to him or her 2) because of this role, and because Mary was a "woman", who contributed to, then carried the newly formed ...



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