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It is clear and easy to understand and the reasoning is very sound.
The author does a great job in this book of explaining what Paul meant from his own letters before religion translated them into what they thought Paul meant.
Thanks so much to Mr. Wills But, now I must read his other books to find out why he remains a Catholic.
My first Will's book. It truly took my interpretation of Paul and stood it on its' head. Brilliant research and presentation. I previously looked askance upon Paul. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Andrews
For religious scholars (or in my case a wannabe). It is a very concise read; full of interesting facts. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Guy Beau
Garry Wills has done it again with this book. His writing style is easy to read and understand. The reader will enjoy his persuasive presentation of the seven letters believed to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by MSHusker
Wills uses familiarity with the literary forms of the day, with the putative circumstances of Paul's letters , and the internal conflicts of the emerging Jesus movement, to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bob Young
We choose this book for our Sunday school study. The author properly reminds us of the "time" inn which Paul wrote his letters and the politics involved. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alice L. Tirey
In this book, the follow-up to his' "What Jesus Meant" and his other recent books on Christianity in general, as well as his critiques of the modern Catholic Church, Garry... Read morePublished 8 months ago by John Fickes
Focusing on the "undisputed" letters of Paul, Gary Wills successfully presents the pure and simple message of early Christianity. Read morePublished 8 months ago by S. Misuta
The author's Roman Catholic bias showed up in several places and interfered with the analysis of the letters of Paul.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I like the interpretation of Paul's letters and the explanation of the context that led to their purpose. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Carl E Snyder