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Greco-Roman Realities as Perennials: The Law, the Righteousness, and the Irrepressible Questioning

  • Orlando Nang Kwok Ho
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Abstract

“The law” was a potent and domineering idea of the Greco-Romans. Interestingly, the law as a concept is somehow in universal presence in curriculums, on any topic and any subject, across time and tradition. Taking socialisation as tacit form of education, the personal epistemic schemas and life scripts discussed in last chapter were all personalised functions of “the law” that was appealing to the individuals. Hence, insofar as The Epistle is responding to the lived phenomenological worlds of its recipients, it as a curriculum must somehow narrate, postulate, and present some principles or understandings of “the law”. Thus, as to unfold below, The Epistle is to construct a concept-based and enquiry-driven curriculum (Erickson and Lanning 2014, pp. 95–103), revolving around this big concept in human civilisation regarding “the law” (Ho 2010, 2013, pp. 330 & 548). Hence, it will be an oversimplification to restrict “the law” in The Epistle to mean only Jewish commandments or Jewish religious regulations and practices.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Orlando Nang Kwok Ho
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  1. 1.The Chartered Institute of LinguistsLondonUK

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