Unformatted text preview: for Christians to understand. But nonetheless, Paul did differentiate the message between Jews and Gentiles as well. Paul’s alteration of Jesus’ message should have not occurred because Paul was not an apostle. According to the book The Christian Theological Tradition by Catherine Cory, an apostle is defined as “one who is sent out by Jesus to preach the word about him” (94). Therefore, Paul was never an apostle because he did not personally know Jesus and did not live during Jesus’ lifetime. Thus, Paul is considered as just a “learner or a follower” (94) or better known as a disciple....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course THE 2500 taught by Professor Any during the Summer '07 term at St. Johns Duplicate.
- Summer '07