Biblical scholar and popular author and speaker Paula Gooder imagines Phoebe's storywho she was, the life she lived, and her first-century faithand in doing so opens up Paul's world, giving a sense of the cultural and historical pressures that shaped his thinking and the faith of the early church. After the narrative, Gooder includes an extensive notes section with comments on the historical context, biographical details, cultural practices, and more. Rigorously researched, this is a book for anyone who wants to engage more deeply and imaginatively with Paul's theology.
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Table of ContentsPart One
Phoebe: A StoryPart Two
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"A . . . vivid and sympathetic picture of the world of the first Christians, opened up through the personality of Paul's colleague and friend, Phoebe. Very few people are as expert as Paula Gooder in communicating biblical scholarship clearly and creatively, and this first venture into historical storytelling will bring the biblical text freshly alive."