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Why was Paul so controversial?

March 2, 2021
Delving Into The New Testament In Its World
Delving Into The New Testament In Its WorldEternity News

Welcome to the third in a six-part series delving into the benchmark book The New Testament In Its World.

Co-author Michael Bird takes us through the text he wrote with N.T. Wright, this episode examining the historical figure of the Apostle Paul, a figure who has come to represent the most hard-line aspects of the Christian faith. 

On the chopping block are important questions like,

* What was Paul's significance to the early church?

* Where does the controversy emerge in his work?

* How does Paul's work lead us to rethink God?

You can buy a copy of The New Testament In Its World here.

If you're following along with The New Testament In Its World, this episode covers key issues in Part V: Paul and the Faithfulness of God:

1. The Story of Paul's Life and Ministry

2. A Primer on Pauline Theology

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