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Unformatted text preview: 3-24-08: After MidtermPaulWritings of the apostle paulhad roman citizenship, was born a roman citizen, parents bought citizenshipnot 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 churchSaul (hebrew name) known as until event / Paul (roman name, paulus)was a benjamiteluke's account in actspauls own account in galaciansapostle of the gentilespaul does not always agree with luke (luke, acts 13-28)became main spokesperson for christianitychristianity began as a small and inauspacious handful of jesus followers in jeruselum/palenstinereligon had grown in second century, became a major part of urban centersnearly half (1/2) of the New Testament books are by Paul or are claimed to be by paulEpistle of the hebrews which was not by paul but was believed to be by paul was...
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- Spring '08