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|Named Person:||Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
A N Wilson; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
|ISBN:||0393040666 9780393040661 9780393317602 0393317609|
|Description:||273 pages : maps ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||The Emperor Nero's legacy to the Christian church --
Saul of Tarsus --
Paul in Arabia : the silent years --
The church of Rome --
Antioch vs. Jerusalem --
Paul in Europe --
Last journey to Jerusalem --
I appeal unto Caesar --
The school of Paul --
The voyage to Rome.
New religion. In Wilson's deft and psychologically astute narrative, we see Paul negotiating the dangerous political currents of the Roman Empire; traveling everywhere; making converts; writing the great epistles that define our understanding of Christ and the sublime paradoxes of his teaching; defusing the natural antagonism of the supreme temporal power to this dangerous spiritual force, Christianity, which would in time consume that empire from within. What drove.
Paul? What fueled this act of inspired creativity? What would he think of what his church has become? The answers lie in Wilson's extraordinary biography, which lays bare the psychological journey of Christianity's true inventor.