After Jesus had done his main work on earth and had returned to his Father, the total number of his followers amounted to 120 people... How did that little band of 120 simple people become part of a vast multitude of Christians?
"The explanation of this amazing increase," writes Professor Barclay, "is none other than Paul."
In this stimulating book the story of the pure-blooded Jew, Pharisee, Roman citizen, persecutor of Christians, dramatically converted into the first and greatest Christian missionary, is told with great force. The reader is made to feel the stresses and strains of life in first century Asia Minor and the Mediterranean, especially as they affected small Christian communities. Here one can appreciate the stature of the apostle Paul as he overcame his physical handicap to bring the gospel of Jesus to the centre of the known world.
|Publisher:||Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd|
|Edition description:||2nd Revised ed.|
|Product dimensions:||5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)|
About the Author
William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty booksmost of which are still in print today.