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Unformatted text preview: 3-24-08: After Midterm▼❑Paul•❑Writings of the apostle paul•❑had roman citizenship, was born a roman citizen, parents bought citizenship•❑not universally recognized in his own day▼❑"Christ-Event"•❑encountered the risen christ along the city of Damascus, Syria (risen christ, not the earthly jesus)•❑before becoming christian was the the archenemy of the christian church•❑Saul (hebrew name) known as until event / Paul (roman name, paulus)•❑was a benjamite•❑luke's account in acts•❑pauls own account in galacians•❑apostle of the gentiles•❑paul does not always agree with luke (luke, acts 13-28)•❑became main spokesperson for christianity▼❑christianity began as a small and inauspacious handful of jesus followers in jeruselum/palenstine•❑religon had grown in second century, became a major part of urban centers•❑nearly half (1/2) of the New Testament books are by Paul or are claimed to be by paul•❑Epistle of the hebrews which was not by paul but was believed to be by paul was...
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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