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Undoubtedly Paul has made a great contribution to the Christian religion and its system Through his letters he dismantled the old Jewish system and established a new but not entirely new one Paul made a radical interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures rethinking the Jewish system Instead of the old system of law and works Paul believed in the mew system of Christ and faith In Galatians 3 Paul uses Abraham who is in the Old Testament the father of all the Jews but did not follow the law as there was no law written yet when he lived to prove that the law is not necessary He believed that what is indeed important is faith which will help people get the Holy Spirit Galatians 3 1 - 5 Likewise by using the Habakkuk 2 4 where is says the righteous do not live by being greedy Paul says the righteous do not need to live by the law However it has nothing to do with the law Frankly speaking there are numerous examples of Paul misinterpreting the verses in the Old Testament Very frequently he reverses metaphors and twists everything Many of his arguments are not based on anything and can be easily overcome The reason for that could be Pauls personal struggles and temptations which resulted in his attempt to overthrow the old system which would help Paul himself in some way It is clear the Paul was suffering as he had very aggressive position and thoughts toward some particular things and people that did not agree with him Besides Paul appears almost always angry and very concerned with the purity of the body as a real Jew would This he believes to be very important and describes it in the 5th chapter of First Corinthians In Second Corinthians 12 instead of viewing himself as eternal invulnerable spirit Paul shows himself feeling unconfident and week HE is using the 3rd person technique to talk
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