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Paul

Walter Wangerin (Jr)

Paul

Walter Wangerin (Jr)

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The apostle Paul has been one of the most provocative, outspoken, enigmatic and influential men in history. In this stunning new novel, bestselling author, literary scholar and churchman Walter Wangerin recreates Paul the man. Here are rich insights into first century life: Paul was more travelled than any centurion or merchant; his heritage was both Roman and Jew. We catch glimpses of Roman lifestyles rich and poor, at home and abroad. We discover the pagan practices of Corinth; the rage of the disempowered Pharisees. Here is breathtaking drama: attacks, imprisonment and shipwreck. Here too are high emotions, played out in Paul's deep friendship with Timothy and fiery conflict with Peter. Yet we see how Paul's encounter with Christ shaped his life and his character enabling him to carry the torch of the gospel across the first century world. Wangerin has meticulously researched Paul's passionate and personal letters to the early church, and retraced Paul's Mediterranean journeys to inform this stunning portrait and powerful adventure story befitting the sequel to his outstanding The Book of God.

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The apostle Paul has been one of the most provocative, outspoken, enigmatic and influential men in history. In this stunning new novel, bestselling author, literary scholar and churchman Walter Wangerin recreates Paul the man. Here are rich insights into first century life: Paul was more travelled than any centurion or merchant; his heritage was both Roman and Jew. We catch glimpses of Roman lifestyles rich and poor, at home and abroad. We discover the pagan practices of Corinth; the rage of the disempowered Pharisees. Here is breathtaking drama: attacks, imprisonment and shipwreck. Here too are high emotions, played out in Paul's deep friendship with Timothy and fiery conflict with Peter. Yet we see how Paul's encounter with Christ shaped his life and his character enabling him to carry the torch of the gospel across the first century world. Wangerin has meticulously researched Paul's passionate and personal letters to the early church, and retraced Paul's Mediterranean journeys to inform this stunning portrait and powerful adventure story befitting the sequel to his outstanding The Book of God.

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This volume is the epic story of St Paul, one of the the most provocative,utspoken, enigmatic and influential men in history.
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@blurb2:The first edition of this dramatic and imaginative retelling of the life of the apostle Paul in the form of a novel was highly acclaimed on publication. The book is now being reissued with a striking new cover.- 'Walter Wangerin has breathed new
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Meet the Author

Walter Wangerin (Jr)

Matthew Wangerin played both high school and college basketball, serving as team captain at both levels. He enjoys public speaking and has dedicated himself to encouraging others to avoid life's pitfalls. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he manages a restaurant. 'Father and Son' is his first book. A

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  • Catalogue Code 166041
  • Product Code 0745950558
  • EAN 9780745950556
  • Pages 448
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date May 2005
  • Dimensions 198 x 130 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.365kg

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