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This work approaches Paul from an aspect of how he and his message fit into Roman and Jewish society, so it is also a book about cultures, rituals, philosophies, customs and... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Patricia Meek
O.K., so I loved the book, but I have to warn you that there are no images in the Kindle version and, apparently, there are in the paper version. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. R. Fernandez
Enables anyone who loves to discover the early history of Christianity to gail the essential background info on one of the original advocates.Published 6 months ago by Robert Peterson
Just now reread the book. Good to know that there are letters actually written by Paul and letters written by others in his name with their own point of view. Read morePublished 8 months ago by William Wade
Many of us search for the :"real Paul" and Crossan helps to make that journey easier.Published 9 months ago by Seamus P Doyle
Dr. Crossan helped me to rediscover Paul - the "apostle" who was (according to doctrine, anyway) the author of the anti-feminine, anti-gay, and pro-slavery bigot that I'd... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paul
I regard Crossan's theology as suspect. But I own two Crossan volumes and have read a third.
As an academic he seems to need to push agendas and to align himself with... Read more
Provides much interesting insight into the Roman Empire during the Jesus era, and in Paul's travels and ministry in spreading the gospel of Jesus, and contrasting the two... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ned Netterville
John Dominic Crossan and Jonathan Reed have compiled a quite interesting book
here, which truly allows the diligent reader to discern the confluence of historical trends... Read more