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The Body and the Vine: A Glimpse at Paul and John’s Metaphors for the Church

In looking at Paul’s understanding of the church as the body of Christ we see a set of relationships, that of the individual believer to Christ and the believer in community. It is through baptism that both the individual believer accepts salvation through the mystery of Christ’s death and resurrection, and is joined to the… Continue reading The Body and the Vine: A Glimpse at Paul and John’s Metaphors for the Church