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Apostle on the Edge

Michael Cosby
Apostle on the Edge
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Apostle on the Edge

Michael Cosby

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Paul's letters reveal not a serene saint but a volatile messenger driven by an eternal message. His explosive personality flashes from the pages of his letters, and those who make the effort to explore his correspondence are rewarded with exciting glimpses of this towering figure of the church. However, most students simply haven't time to study the background material so crucial for understanding Paul's world. Introducing students to a real man who faced real problems, this inductive study provides the resources to begin to build a bridge from our time to Paul's. Designed as an interactive learning tool, it features in chapter prompts which lead the reader to complete aspects of the text. Not a book for the timid or the lazy, Cosby's unique guide charts a fascinating journey into the ancient Mediterranean world of the apostle Paul--a distant land abounding in customs and religious practices foreign to modern readers.

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Author and teacher Michael R. Cosby provides a wonderful guide to Paul's letters, helping students relate them to their own cultural setting and figure out for themselves what they mean. Irreverent, entertaining, engaging, and fun, yet grounded in sound theology, Cosby's textbook, full of pictures, questions, and insights, is certain to be a most popular educational tool.



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About "Apostle on the Edge"

Paul's letters reveal not a serene saint but a volatile messenger driven by an eternal message. His explosive personality flashes from the pages of his letters, and those who make the effort to explore his correspondence are rewarded with exciting glimpses of this towering figure of the church. However, most students simply haven't time to study the background material so crucial for understanding Paul's world. Introducing students to a real man who faced real problems, this inductive study provides the resources to begin to build a bridge from our time to Paul's. Designed as an interactive learning tool, it features in chapter prompts which lead the reader to complete aspects of the text. Not a book for the timid or the lazy, Cosby's unique guide charts a fascinating journey into the ancient Mediterranean world of the apostle Paul--a distant land abounding in customs and religious practices foreign to modern readers.
- Publisher

Author and teacher Michael R. Cosby provides a wonderful guide to Paul's letters, helping students relate them to their own cultural setting and figure out for themselves what they mean. Irreverent, entertaining, engaging, and fun, yet grounded in sound theology, Cosby's textbook, full of pictures, questions, and insights, is certain to be a most popular educational tool.


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Michael Cosby

Michael R. Cosby is Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.

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  • Catalogue Code 298442
  • Product Code 9780664233082
  • ISBN 0664233082
  • EAN 9780664233082
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Paul
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Oct 2009
  • Dimensions 233 x 188 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.613kg

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