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The Life of St. Paul

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This engaging, highly readable biography of St. Paul is an introduction to his thought and the major events of his life. In short simple chapters, the book covers not only the facts of Paul's life known to us through Scripture, but also the fascinating legends told by the early church about this key figure in the development of Christianity.
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Overview

This engaging, highly readable biography of St. Paul is an introduction to his thought and the major events of his life. In short simple chapters, the book covers not only the facts of Paul's life known to us through Scripture, but also the fascinating legends told by the early church about this key figure in the development of Christianity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809105199
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 8/5/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Why Should We Know St. Paul?

1 Who Is This Paul the Apostle? 1

2 Tarsus of Clicia, "No Mean City" (Acts 21:39) 3

3 Stephen before the Sanhedrin 7

4 The Stoning of Stephen 9

5 Paul's Conversion 13

6 Paul's Baptism 15

7 Paul's First Years As a Christian 19

8 Paul's First Missionary Journey 21

9 Paul Stoned and Left for Dead 25

10 The Council of Jerusalem 29

11 The Second Missionary Journey: Philippi 31

12 Paul Imprisoned at Philippi 35

13 Paul Arrives at Thessalonica 37

14 Paul's Brief Stay in Athens 41

15 Paul's Ministry in Corinth 43

16 Paul and His Disciples 47

17 Paul's Letters 51

18 Paul Writes to the Galatians 53

19 Paul Writes to the Corinthians 57

20 Paul and the Spirit 59

21 Paul's Third Missionary Journey: Troas 63

22 Paul Writes to Rome 65

23 Farewell at Miletus 69

24 Paul a Prisoner in Jerusalem 71

25 Paul Sails for Rome 75

26 Paul Shipwrecked in Malta 77

27 Paul Arrives in Rome 81

28 Paul Meets Peter in Rome (or Did He?) 83

29 Peter and Paul Minister in Rome 87

30 Paul Is Executed and Buried in Rome 91

Epilogue: Later Traditions about Paul 95

A Chronology of St. Paul's Life 97

Maps of Paul's Journeys 99

A Bibliography on St. Paul 101

My Paintings of St. Paul 103

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