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Orthodox Christian, g33k, ham radio operator, musician, etc. This profile does not reflect my real age ;)


Jul
17
comment Was Jesus raised 'for our justification' or 'because of' it?
that is very interesting - whether or efficient or final, it is still a causative sense (further reinforcing the NASB translation), only it could mean that justification has already occurred or that it will one day come. Thanks for the source. You should work it into your answer and quote/cite it.
Jul
16
comment Was Jesus raised 'for our justification' or 'because of' it?
No @hannes I think there might be something to what you're saying, I would just like to read Aristotle for myself to see if he is indeed commenting on the preposition's meaning. Nothing I've found indicates this, he is merely using it to ask a question about the meaning of existence/being itself. Please supply a source for where Aristotle specifically discusses the meaning of the preposition.
Jul
16
comment Was Jesus raised 'for our justification' or 'because of' it?
can you provider a source so I (and other users) can read where Aristotle comments on the meaning of the preposition? Everything I've found focuses on Aristotle addressing the answer to the question "why?" (δἱα τἱ;), as this is the foundation of what we call "science." Just because the question uses the preposition δἱα does not mean Aristotle is commenting on that meaning of the word itself. He is critiquing Plato's philosophy of Forms. Unless I'm missing something....
Jul
15
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Jul
15
comment Was Jesus raised 'for our justification' or 'because of' it?
Let me reiterate that I'm open to this being a good answer, I'm just not following how you're connecting the dots. Essentially I'm asking you to "show your work" when it comes to your logic / train of thought here.
Jul
15
comment Was Jesus raised 'for our justification' or 'because of' it?
Please clarify your actual response to the question. I don't see how Aristotle's four causes is relevant as they actually have nothing to do with the meaning of the preposition as much as nature itself. Also, as it stands this is more of a comment than an answer. Explain how it is relevant (i.e. identify some more sources closer to the writing of Romans as well. Aristotle predates the writing of Romans by approximately 380 years. His thoughts on a preposition may be somewhat anachronistic - but not necessarily).
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