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The founder of Christianity Paul
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A Jew From Tarsus (Acts) Circumcised on the eighth day Member of Israel, the tribe of Benjamin Hebrew born of Hebrews (Paul spoke Hebrew?) Pharisee Studied with Rabbi Gamaliel (according to Acts) h At home in the Gentile world “Paul” is the Latin version of “Saul” Paul’s Life
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Operated in cities Ephesus, Corinth, Philippi, and Thessalonica Uses urban metaphors (athlete, citizenship, slave trade, economic transactions) h Worked with a team of missionaries Timothy and Titus, Silvanus, Phoebe Prisca and Aquilla, Apollos h Self-supporting (Paul had a day job) h Independent of human authority h Suffered for the gospel (2 Cor. 11:24– 28) Paul’s Preaching and Mission
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Preached first in synagogues, then went to the agora (Greek marketplace) h Three missionary journeys h Tentmaker h Roman citizen h Arrested in Jerusalem, bound for Rome h Church tradition relates Paul’s death under Nero in Rome (circa 64 CE) Paul’s Mission according to Acts
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course REL 1005 taught by Professor Burkett during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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