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Paul, Saint
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I. Person and Work

Only a few figures from the time of the Roman Empire are better known to us than Paul, the Jew and Christian. In the New Testament, a third of which lies in the grav-itational field of this first representative of urban Christianity, we meet him as a theologian, missionary, pastor, mystic, martyr, and model of piety. In his person we find a tradition-conscious Jew, a Hellenist cultivating t…

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Vollenweider, Samuel, “Paul, Saint”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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