The Problem of the Unknown Word    Back

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This (like the Pistis Xristou Question) is also a puzzle that exercised the early Church leaders (at least from the 3rd Century). However, it must be noted that today it tends only to be debated by a small group of people in relation to its technical rather than theological significance. Nevertheless, it is a good example of how this type of textual study can provide added depth to an extremely familiar passage.