Sentence Examples with the word philemon

After greeting Philemon and his wife, with Archippus (possibly their son) and the Christians who met for worship at Philemon's house (vv.

Moreover, if Colossians be accepted as Pauline (and among other strong reasons the unquestionable genuineness of the epistle to Philemon renders it extremely difficult not to accept it), the chief matters of this more advanced Christian thought are fully legitimated for Paul.

During the 19th century, the hesitation about Colossians led to the rejection of Philemon by some critics as a pseudonymous little pamphlet on the slave question - an aberration of literary criticism (reproduced in Ency.

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A fragment of Philemon declares, as if in reply to Aristotle, that not nature, but fortune, makes the slave.