Overview:Paul: The Pagans' Apostle - A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent with apocalyptic hopes, expecting God through his messiah to fulfill his ancient promises of redemption to Israel. The second teemed with ancient actors, not only human but also divine: angry superhuman forces, jealous demons, and hostile cosmic gods. Both worlds are Paul's, and his convictions about the first shaped his actions in the second.Only by situating Paul within this charged social context of gods and humans, pagans and Jews, cities, synagogues, and competing Christ-following assemblies can we begin to understand his mission and message. This original and provocative book offers a dramatically new perspective on one of history's seminal figures.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725733-9780300240153. It was written by the following authors: Paula Fredriksen. Book Paul: The Pagans' Apostle, which can be read online, published by the company: Yale University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Beliefs, Spirituality. The book was published on 2018-11-02 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 410 g. File for download Paul: The Pagans' Apostle has PDF format and is called paul-the-pagans-apostle.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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