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Unformatted text preview: 3-27-08 (receive midterm grade, low battery)paul did work night and day amongst the thesoloniansscholars believe he worked full time night and day using his business as a point of contact proclaiming the christ, preached while on the job (job involved some type of manual labor)Luke in Acts said b/c they were of the same trade, priscilla and ???, tent maker/leather goodsprobably set up leather goods shop in thesolonica, tent making (new theory!)pleaded (urged and encouraged) with those who dropped by shop to accept jesus (paul, timothy, and sirus)("lead a life worthy of god")Luke says paul used the synagogue to preach but paul doesn't say that. so we accept paul's work over luke's in actsalthough not ordinary blue collar laborer, educated spoke 14 languages, fluent hebrew which was already replaced by aramaic -> this made him seem more convincing in his messagePaul's Message: people came by shop were mostly pagans (worshipers of greco-roman deities, not jews, believed there were lots of gods, not monotheism, says...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course RELIGION 202 taught by Professor Wallace during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08