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Paul the Apostle : his life and legacy in their Roman context

Author: James Albert Harrill
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"This book is a controversial new biography of the apostle Paul that argues for his inclusion in the pantheon of key figures of classical antiquity, along with the likes of Socrates, Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, and Augustus"--
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Genre/Form: Biografieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harrill, James Albert, 1963-
Paul the Apostle.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012016337
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paulus, Apostel Heiliger
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Albert Harrill
ISBN: 1139572342 9781139572347
OCLC Number: 815621151
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 207 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The life. From Pharisee to Apostle --
Communities in the making --
Paul's life in its Roman context --
The legend. Competing stories about Paul in late antiquity --
Paul the scriptural authority: contradictory discourses --
How the West got Paul wrong --
Conclusion: going beyond the epitaph --
Appendix 1. Extant writings attributed to Saint Paul in rough chronological order --
Appendix 2. Reconstructing Paul's Corinthian correspondence: a puzzle --
Appendix 3. Ancient Christian works containing Pauline traditions and legends.
Responsibility: J. Albert Harrill.

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