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The Problem With Paul

Brian Dodd

The Problem With Paul

Brian Dodd

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With a pastor's heart and a scholar's insight, Brian Dodd helps us to bridge the gap between Paul's world and our own, providing the perspective we need to make sense of both the man and his message.

- Publisher Was Paul a chauvinist?Was he a prude?Was he anti-Semitic?Why did Paul condone slavery?How might he have fared on theOprah Winfrey Show?People outside the church have often found Paul hard to stomach. His views on women, sex and marriage, his failure to attack the institution of slavery, and his verbal attacks on his opponents have all come under fire.Regrettably, Paul hasn't always fared that much better among believers. Like the apostle Peter, many wonder what to make of Paul and his confusing, controversial--and sometimes apparently contradictory--teachings. Put simply, Paul just isn't politically correct.Brian Dodd offers a fresh look at the perpetually enigmatic and misunderstood Paul. Combining pastoral insight and scholarly rigor, he helps us bridge the gap between Paul's ancient world and our postmodern setting. Here is much-needed perspective for making sense of Paul--the man and his message.

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About "The Problem With Paul"

With a pastor's heart and a scholar's insight, Brian Dodd helps us to bridge the gap between Paul's world and our own, providing the perspective we need to make sense of both the man and his message.
- Publisher

Was Paul a chauvinist?Was he a prude?Was he anti-Semitic?Why did Paul condone slavery?How might he have fared on theOprah Winfrey Show?People outside the church have often found Paul hard to stomach. His views on women, sex and marriage, his failure to attack the institution of slavery, and his verbal attacks on his opponents have all come under fire.Regrettably, Paul hasn't always fared that much better among believers. Like the apostle Peter, many wonder what to make of Paul and his confusing, controversial--and sometimes apparently contradictory--teachings. Put simply, Paul just isn't politically correct.Brian Dodd offers a fresh look at the perpetually enigmatic and misunderstood Paul. Combining pastoral insight and scholarly rigor, he helps us bridge the gap between Paul's ancient world and our postmodern setting. Here is much-needed perspective for making sense of Paul--the man and his message.
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Meet the Author

Brian Dodd

Brian J. Dodd (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) has served asBrian J. Dodd (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) has served as a pastor, church planter and seminary professor. He has led a pastor, church planter and seminary professor. He has led training in leadership development and evangelism in the U. training in leadership development and evangelism in the U.S., U.K. and in countries of the former Soviet Union. He livS., U.K. and in countries of the former Soviet Union. He lives in Florida. es in Florida.

Table Of Contents

  • 1. The Problem With Paul
  • 2. The Male Chauvinist & The Modern Woman
  • 3. Paul On The oprah Winfrey Show: The Apostle's Views On Sex & Pleasure
  • 4. Single Paul & His Married Followers
  • 5. The Slave Of Christ & The Slaves Of Antiquity
  • 6. The Hebrew Of Hebrews & Anti-semitism
  • 7. Paul's Problem Personality
  • 8. Paul On His Best Day
  • Notes

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  • Catalogue Code 97864
  • Product Code 0830818715
  • EAN 9780830818716
  • Pages 180
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Paul
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date May 1996
  • Sales Rank #28673
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.213kg

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