Chart 15-4 enumerates several of the powerful rights enjoyed by a Roman citizen such as Paul. These rights significantly enhanced his social, financial, political and legal stature, making it possible for him to command respect and influence. Compare chart 4-6, relating similar rights to parallel spiritual blessings extended to the early members of the kingdom of God.
A. N. Sherwin-White, Roman Society and Roman Law in the New Testament (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1963).
A. N. Sherwin-White, The Roman Citizenship (Oxford: Clarendon, 1939).