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Title: Abschaffung der Tora bei Gesetzeskennern?
Subtitle: Beobachtungen an und zu Röm 7,1-6
Author(s): BACHMANN, Michael
Volume: 103 Issue: 2 Date: 2022
Rom 7,1-6 is much disputed, especially the meaning of 'law'. Should it be understood as law in general or as 'Torah'? Is it esteemed as abolished by Christ? What about 'freedom from law' (see v. 3)? The exegetical disagreements (I.), the ambiguities of the passage (II.) and its structure (III.) are considered. The passage connects a marriage-rule with the relationship(s) of the addressees to the dying and resurrected Christ — within an ethical perspective (IV., V.). Result: It is thought of as Torah, which means that the ethical content of the law has not been given up on the basis of the Christ-event (VI.).