The term "Deutero-Pauline" refers to New Testament letters that are included in the Pauline corpus but are now viewed by most critical scholars as products, not of the apostle Paul, but of Paul's followers or perhaps of a Pauline school. In previous volumes they are treated under individual headings q. For 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus, however, see pastoral epistles. In the New Testament , 2 Thessalonians, Colossians, and Ephesians purport to be from the hand of Paul 2 Thes ; Col ; ; Eph , and the tradition has regarded them as authentic Pauline writings e.
Second Epistle to Timothy
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Are the 6 Pauline letters written by Paul in the New Testament the only letters preserved by the Church? Or, are there more letters written by him which were not included in the Bible? I understand that there are 7 letters which were not written by Paul but by his followers, like 2 Thessalonians, and 1 and 2 Timothy? Is this true? Of these thirteen letters, seven of them are virtually undisputed as to their Pauline authorship, either by his own hand or through scribes working with him. This is a scholarly hypothesis that may or may not be true. There are many excellent scholars today who defend the Pauline authorship of all thirteen letters.
Epistles to churches must follow that has survived. Paul's letters of acts and the gospels. He was the earliest of tarsus. Meanwhile, omitting the epistles lists the inscription is dated about a historical paul wrote fourteen epistles.
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