Campus Location

Abilene Campus (Residential)

Date of Award


Document Type



Graduate School of Theology

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

James W. Thompson

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Kenneth L. Cukrowski

Third Committee Member or Committee Reader

Wendell L. Willis


This study examines Paul's ideas about moral transformation in the Epistle to the Romans through a comparison and contrast with the first-century philosopher Seneca's ethics in the Epistulae Morales. The Stoicism of Seneca was the primary Greco-Roman philosophy of Paul's day and therefore is a judicious choice for examining its pagan moralism alongside Pauline ethics.

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