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Paul : his story

Author: J Murphy-O'Connor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul, the apostle was one of the most controversial figures of the ancient world. In this reconstruction of his life Jerome Murphy-O'Connor combines evidence from classical studies, biblical studies, ancient history and archaeology to present a realistic biography of Christianity's flawed hero.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, l'apôtre saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Murphy-O'Connor
ISBN: 0199266530 9780199266531 9780199283842 0199283842
OCLC Number: 54930368
Description: xiii, 259 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The early years --
Conversion and its consequences --
Apprenticeship in Antioch --
A journey into Europe --
South to Achaia --
Antioch and Jerusalem --
The first year in Ephesus --
The second year in Ephesus --
Conversations with Corinth --
Macedonia and Illyricum --
Farewell to the East --
The final years.
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An imaginative, engaging, and short biography of Paul. Jerome Murphy-O'Connor's disciplined imagination, nourished by a lifetime of research, shapes numerous textual, historical, and archaeological  Read more...

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'...combines depth of learning with wonderful evocations f past times and places, and brings Paul in all his contradictions and complexities convincingly alive.' * Susan Hill, The Spectator * a very Read more...

 
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