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The Real Writer of Romans

A quick look at the closing verses of Paul's letter to Rome makes it clear that Paul did not pen the epistle: "Timothy, my co-worker, greets you; so do Lucius and Jason and Sosipater, my relatives. I Tertius, the writer of this letter, greet you in the Lord" (NRSV). Of course, (Romans 1:1) indicates that Paul was the author. So who was this "Tertius," and what was his role in the producing this letter?

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