Paul Behaving Badly: Was the Apostle a Racist, Chauvinist Jerk?

Paul Behaving Badly: Was the Apostle a Racist, Chauvinist Jerk?

by E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien

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ISBN-13: 9780830844722
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 11/07/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 840,440
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


E. Randolph Richards (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean and professor of biblical studies in the School of Ministry at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is a popular speaker and has authored and coauthored dozens of books and articles including Rediscovering Jesus, Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes, Rediscovering Paul, The Story of Israel, and Paul and First-Century Letter Writing. Early on in their ministry he and his wife Stacia were appointed as missionaries to east Indonesia, where he taught for eight years at an Indonesian seminary. Missions remain on the hearts of Randy and Stacia. Randy leads mission trips and conducts missionary training workshops and regularly leads tours of the Holy Land, Turkey, Greece and Italy. He has served as interim pastor of numerous churches and is currently a teaching pastor. He and Stacia reside in Palm Beach, Florida.

Brandon J. O'Brien (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is assistant professor of Christian theology at Ouachita Baptist University and director of OBU at New Life Church in Conway, Arkansas. He is coauthor, with E. Randolph Richards, of Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes and Paul Behaving Badly, as well as the author of The Strategically Small Church. A senior editor for Leadership Journal, O’Brien has published in Christianity TodayRelevant, and the Out of Ur blog, and has been interviewed by and quoted in USA Today and other national newspapers.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Problems with Paul
1. Paul Was Kind of a Jerk
2. Paul Was a Killjoy
3. Paul Was a Racist
4. Paul Supported Slavery
5. Paul Was a Chauvinist
6. Paul Was Homophobic
7. Paul Was a Hypocrite
8. Paul Twisted Scripture
Conclusion: Should We Be Following Paul?
Acknowledgments
Notes
Author Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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