At a glance:
- Author: John Ralston Saul
- First Published: 1380
- Genres: Nonfiction, Letters
- Subjects: Religion, Christianity, Ethics, Jesus Christ, Letters, Jews and Gentiles, Theology, Church or churches
- Locales: Europe, Asia, Greece, Asia Minor, Middle East
Several years following the death of Jesus of Nazareth (30 c.e.), a young Jewish scholar, from the town of Tarsus in what is now Turkey, experienced a dramatic transformation on the road to Damascus. A persecutor of the fledgling Christian movement, Paul had a vision in which Jesus appeared to him and called him to become his apostle to the Gentiles. As part of his missionary journeys across the northern Mediterranean region, Paul was a prolific letter writer, offering direction, support, encouragement, and correction to his network of...
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