A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of
today’s leading historians of antiquity
Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul
himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history’s
closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient
worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent with
apocalyptic hopes, expecting God through his messiah to fulfill
his ancient... more...