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How is the 'New Perspective on Paul' different from Catholicism with respect to good works?

The notion of "good works" comes up multiple times in the New Testament, so I'll limit my answer to the meaning of "works of the law" in Paul's epistles, particularly Galatians. The NPP soteriological ...
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In the NPP, if Paul's "works of the law" are only circumcision and diet, how is Galatians 3:10 interpreted?

The New Church (aka Swedenborgian) is a proponent of the "New Perspective on Paul," as commonly called among Protestant circles. The doctrine of the New Church is that in most cases Paul uses the ...
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In the NPP, if Paul's "works of the law" are only circumcision and diet, how is Galatians 3:10 interpreted?

It's interesting that this perspective is known as the the 'New Perspective on Paul', for the idea that works goes hand in hand with faith has been central to the Catholic and Orthodox Church which ...
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The New Perspective on Paul and the Christ Followers Self Understanding

First, thank you very much for posing the questions so well. I am also in the process of re-interpreting the letters of Paul in light of NPP for my own personal theology and spiritual application. ...
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