Tim Gombis has painted a picture of the apostle Paul by applying the fresh paint of recent scholarship to a traditional canvas of authorship and history. The results are a careful exposition of important issues that winsomely engages a variety of viewpoints and a book that will orient a new generation of students to the latest scholarly conversations about Paul. — J.R. Daniel Kirk, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA.
Just when scholarly discussion on the Apostle Paul hasproduced an intricate tangle of debate, Timothy Gombis rescues thenon-specialist by providing a delightfully accessible book on Paul. Siftingcarefully through the best scholarship, Gombis presents a clear, fresh, andcompelling portrait of Paul's theological framework. For those needing ahelpful roadmap for locating Paul's life and theology, this is the place tobegin. And for those who assume the road is all too familiar, Gombis offersplenty of welcome surprises. — Justin K. Hardin, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, UK.
Seminal reading for teachers and students in post-sixteen education... I also commend the volume to Christian and inter-faith groups. — Theological Book Review
This short work succeeds in giving a succinct overview of aspects of Pauline thought, unencumbered by complex scholarly apparatus. — Sanford Lakoff
About the Author
Timothy G. Gombis (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) is Associate Professor of New Testament at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI.