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Published: 07 June 2001

176 Pages | 7 halftones

ISBN: 9780192854513

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Paul: A Very Short Introduction

E. P. Sanders

Very Short Introductions

  • Analyzes the fundamental beliefs and vigorous contradictions in Paul's thought, discovering a philosophy that is less of a monolithic system than the apostle's convictions would seem to suggest
  • Offers an incisive summation of Paul's career, as well as his role in the development of early Christianity
  • Provides a compelling short introduction to Paul, highlighting him as a missionary, theologian, religious genius, and one of the most powerful human personalities in the history of the Church