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Saint Saul

a skeleton key to the historical Jesus

by Donald H. Akenson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity,
  • Jesus Christ -- Jewishness,
  • Bible. N.T. Epistles of Paul -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-309) and indexes.

    StatementDonald Harman Akenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT303.2 .A54 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6784572M
    ISBN 100195141571
    LC Control Number00036732

    Saul, while seeking his father's asses, is privately annointed king by Samuel, ix-x, Samuel convokes the people at Maspha (Mizpah) to elect a king; the lot falls on Saul, but he is not acknowledged by all, x, Saul defeats the Ammonite king, Naas, and opposition to him ceases, xi. Samuel's farewell address to the people, xii. An absorbing, if conventional, look at the latest "Quest for the Historical Jesus" through the letters of the apostle Paul. Akenson (Surpassing Wonder, ) concentrates on the Jesus tradition as it first shows itself in the letters of Paul, the oldest portion of the New Testament and the only part of it that predates the destruction of Herod's Temple by the Romans in 70 : Donald Harman Akenson.

    Order of John Saul Books. John Saul is an American author of horror and thriller novels. After losing his job, John spent the weekend churning out his first book, which he received $ for and was published under a pen name. After about ten of these, he was contacted by Dell Publishing, who wanted him to write a psychological thriller. Life and work of St. Paul Birth and education From St. Paul himself we know that he was born at Tarsus in Cilicia (Acts ), of a father who was a Roman citizen (Acts ; cf. ), of a family in which piety was hereditary (2 Timothy ) and which was much attached to Pharisaic traditions and observances (Philippians ).

    1 Samuel 1 New International Version (NIV) The Birth of Samuel. 1 There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite [] from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none. Though Saul may have been consumed by his study of the Torah and Talmud – the Jewish holy books, there was talk of this back woods preacher and the stir He was creating throughout Israel. Numerous reports were made of so-called messiahs emerging from every corner of the land, so Saul and his classmates undoubtedly debated the authenticity of.


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Paul was originally known as Saul, and he was a Roman citizen and a Pharisee. Saul of Tarsus became the apostle Paul, an ardent missionary to an unbelieving world and a fine example of faithful service in the face of fierce persecution (Acts ; –24; 2 Corinthians –26). Saul’s education, his background as a Pharisee, his Roman citizenship, and his unflagging zeal all contributed to his success as a.

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