What St Paul Really Said

What St Paul Really Said

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Paul has provoked people as much in recent times as he did when he was alive. Some regard him as a pestilent and dangerous fellow. Others think of him as the greatest teacher of Christianity after Jesus himself. In this book, leading theologian Tom Wright focuses on key areas of Paul's teaching,helping us to understand what he was doing and saying. He sweeps away the confusion of much modern theology to uncover the real man and his message. What St Paul Really Said is a book for all who want to weigh the evidence before making up their minds on the vital questions surrounding Paul. Equally it is for those who want to know what his message might mean for us today.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 14mm | 160g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0745937977
  • 9780745937977
  • 95,192

Review quote

A well informed and readable exposition of the more modern approach to Paul, an admirable little book. * Priests & People * `A cogent exposition of Paul's central teaching on the person of Christ.' * Times Literary Supplement *show more

About Tom Wright

Tom Wright is a leading New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but otherwise tends to be known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham. He is now Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary's College in the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He is author of the 'For Everyone' series.show more

Table of contents

Contents Preface Chapter 1 - Puzzling Over Paul Chapter 2 - Saul the Persecutor, Paul the Convert Chapter 3 - Herald of the King Chapter 4 - Paul and Jesus Chapter 5 - Good News for the Pagans Chapter 6 - Good News for Israel Chapter 7 - Justification and the Church Chapter 8 - God's Renewed Humanity Chapter 9 - Paul's Gospel Then and Now Chapter 10 - Paul, Jesus and Christian Origins Annotated Bibliographyshow more

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4 44% (334)
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2 6% (44)
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