Study Guide for Colossians and Ephesians

Important Names, Terms for Exams
pseudonymous/pseudonymity (vs anonymous/anonymity)
Household Codes
the Roman household


What are the main themes in each letter? In which (if any) of the indisputed letters of Paul does each theme appear? On each theme, is the position of the author of the deutero-Pauline letter the same as Paul’s position in his indisputed letters?


Read carefully the “Household Codes” in Ephesians 5:22-6:9 and Col 3:18—4:1.What is the ideal Christian household in the “Household Codes” in Ephesians (and Colossians)?