By Michael F. Bird
although Paul is frequently lauded because the first nice Christian theologian and a champion for Gentile inclusion within the church, in his personal time he used to be universally considered as a wierd and arguable individual. during this publication Pauline pupil Michael chook explains why.
An Anomalous Jew provides the determine of Paul in all his complexity together with his mix of universal and debatable Jewish ideals and a religion in Christ that introduced him into clash with the socio-religious scene round him. chicken elucidates how the apostle Paul used to be variously perceived — as a non secular deviant by way of Jews, as a divisive determine by way of Jewish Christians, as a purveyor of doubtful philosophy by means of Greeks, and as a deadly troublemaker by means of the Romans. Readers of this e-book will higher comprehend the actually anomalous form of Paul’s considering and worldview.
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