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Unformatted text preview: Paul 07/10/2008 13:44:00 ← Paul is easily 2 nd most important person in NT after Jesus himself. ← ← Jesus had preached the message of the Kingdom of God: • great change coming to the world. • Might not have been a message uniquely his (John the Baptizer’s message was similar), but he preached it most famously, and he preached it from a conviction that he had a particular messianic role in ushering in the new age, whether he really expected that it would lead to death on the cross or divine intervention, we can’t know. ← But we see that he expected something to happen. • The gospels suggests he sees something is about to happen very soon. • Not only a prophet, but an apocalyptic prophet: o showing what is about to come to the world ← ← Paul is 1 st Christian we know by name who is teaching, not just the message of...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course ENGL 215 taught by Professor Lodge during the Spring '10 term at VCU.
- Spring '10