„‚Where the Spirit of God is, there is freedom!‘“, in: Len Hansen u. a. (Hg.), Living Theology, FS Dirk J. Smit, Wellington: Bible Media, 2011, 73-90.

In the following remarks, I will begin by examining the results of and problems in the current discussion on freedom, taking as my lead a very informative essay by Wolfgang Huber, Verantwortete Freiheit als Lebensform (Responsible Freedom as a Form of Life) (2010). I will then consider, from a Pauline perspective, the power of the human spirit and the question of the Spirit of God. Finally, the third section will ask how we can recognise the Spirit of God and the freedom that the Spirit effects, and offer an answer to these questions based on Christology and on theology of the law.