By Michael F. Bird
notwithstanding 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 debatable individual. during this booklet Pauline student Michael poultry explains why.
An Anomalous Jew provides the determine of Paul in all his complexity along with his mixture 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 was once variously perceived — as a non secular deviant through Jews, as a divisive determine by means of Jewish Christians, as a purveyor of doubtful philosophy via Greeks, and as a perilous troublemaker by means of the Romans. Readers of this ebook will higher comprehend the actually anomalous form of Paul’s considering and worldview.
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An Anomalous Jew: Paul among Jews, Greeks, and Romans by Michael F. Bird