Encountering Paul: Understanding the Man and His Message

Encountering Paul: Understanding the Man and His Message

by Tatha Wiley


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The Apostle Paul remains one of the most fascinating, enigmatic, and controversial figures of the early Christian Church. While much of his writing is liberating and inspiring, his words have also been used to support slavery, male domination, and religious exclusivism. Drawin...

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742558083
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/16/2010
Series: Come & See Series
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Tatha Wiley is professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas, the University of St. Catherine, and Metropolitan State University. She is the author of several books in theology and New Testament studies, including Paul and the Gentile Women and Original Sin: Origins, Developments, Contemporary Meanings which received First Place in Theology from the Catholic Press Association in 2003, and Creationism and the Conflict over Evolution.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Paul's World
Chapter 2 Expectations and Hopes
Chapter 3 Theological Perspective
Chapter 4 Truth of the Gospel
Chapter 5 Paul's Letters
Chapter 6 Disputer Letters
Chapter 7 The Adversus Judaeos Tradition
Chapter 8 Finding Paul

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